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Ulla von Brandenburg | the artist






The artist Ulla von Brandenburg
Born 1974, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Lives and works in Hamburg Germany and, Paris France.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Performance Art, Venice Biennale, Drawing, Video,


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Von Brandenburg adapts the poses and gestures of these representations or perhaps a theatrical quality, which examines the relationship of appearance and reality in abstract manner. In so doing she is less interested in adopting existing content than in formal staging, which exposes a wealth of cultural and representational patterns of interpretation…

Ulla von Brandenburg’s film and video works display a similarity to her drawings and paintings in the way narrative is implied through the careful placement of independent figures. Shot on Super-8 film, her Tableaux Vivants depict static arrangements of figures that hold their carefully choreographed poses for the length of the roll of film. Occasional movements betray these grainy images as films…

Ulla von Brandenburg works with different media such as drawing, video, film, space installation and performance. Motives of historic originals are brought forward by the illustration in a current time context and therefore act as filters that switch between the illustration and the viewer…

Work in the TATE collection

Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1974, Ulla von Brandenburg currently lives and works in Hamburg and Paris. Recent solo exhibitions include Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, 2008; Project PS1, New York; Art: Concept, Paris, 2007; Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, 2007; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2006, and Kunsthalle, Zürich, 2006. Group exhibitions in 2008 include Biennale’s in Jerusalem, Bucharest and Sydney; in 2007 group exhibitions include Performa 07, New York; The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London; Against Time, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm; 3rd Prague Biennial, Prague, and Pale Carnage, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.