Julia Bünnagel operates in multi-disciplines as sculptor, sound performer and installation artist. Her works include sculptures, large modular installations, sound and sound objects to graphic and publications. Sources of her works are audiovisual observations from cybernetics, architecture, science fiction, music and theories of perception.

Julia Bünnagel is a member of the artist collective Sculptress of Sound, which appears with spectodramatic sound performances since 2011.

Solo she performs as a Noise-DJane and spins sculptural modified records.

Julia Bünnagel
born in Haan
Lives and works in Cologne.

98-06 studies of Fine Arts Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Prof. Anthony Cragg and Prof. Hubert Kiecol
2006 master scholar of Prof. Kiecol
2015 assistant professor at the art academy Düsseldorf

2008 scholarship Schloss Ringenberg
2013 scholarship Kunststiftung NRW
2014 International exchange scholarship, Armenia,Frauenkulturbüro NRW
2015 Horizont-Raum-Prize der Freunde der Artothek

Solo exhibitions

2016
"Neon Noise", Sightfenster, Cologne
2015
"Esplendor Geometrico", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf
"Around the Day in 80 Worlds", Artothek, Cologne
2014
"Aurum – shining dawn", Hebel 121, Basel, Switzerland (CH)
"Super Sonic Structure", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2013
"Hyperia – space is like mind", Honigbrot, Cologne
2012
"Timo Behn & Julia Bünnagel", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2011
"zwei Fenster", zwei Türen und unendlicher Raum‘ Raumstation, Vienna
"Meta" Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
"Simulacra" (with Patrick Rieve), Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr
"Julia Bünnagel & Sandra Hoitz", Institut für skulpturelle Peripherie, Düsseldorf
2010
"The Space in Between", Speicher U75, Düsseldorf
"zwischen den Sternen", Lichthaus Arnsberg
2008
"Territory", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2007
"Subcity", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2005
"Dinge und Undinge", BestKunstraum, Essen
2001
"Julia Bünnagel", Gist, Arnheim (NL)
"Julia Bünnagel", Ausstellungsraum John Doe, Düsseldorf

Group exhibitions

2016
"Grün stört", Marta Herford
"Out of Shape", Maschinenhaus, Essen
2015
"Multiversum", Schieder-Schwallenberg
DAAB Salon, Köln
2014
"Dystotal" Pori Art Museum, Finnland (F)
"1.55", PIT/PARK, Tilburg, Niederlande (NL)
"RaumStrategien – in der Reihe Raum und Objekt – Teil XI", Kunstmuseum & Kunstverein Gelsenkirchen
2013
"ArchiSkulptur" Modelle und Objekte konkreter, geplanter und imaginierter Räume,
Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn
Wort.Bild.Raum – go to a place you never have been to", Gesellschaft für Kunst & Gestaltung Bonn
2012
"Totale 2", Maschinenhaus, Essen
"5 x 3", Kunstraum, Düsseldorf
"BCC – Brussels Cologne Contemporaries", Carlswerke, Cologne
2011
"Ja schade, war echt ne schöne Stadt", Galleri Van Bau, Vestfossen (N)
"Garage Sale", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2010
"Abspann", Kunstverein Arnsberg
"Overnight", Berlin
"Tip Top Stop", Ausstellungsreihe Heimat- und Sachkunde, Cologne
"Es werde Dunkel! Nachtdarstellungen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst", Stadtgalerie, Kiel; Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim
2009
"Basic", Estemp, Düsseldorf
"Jetzt und Damals", Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Lüdenscheid
"Es werde Dunkel! Nachtdarstellungen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst", Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen
"Harburger Berge", Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
"Parcours Interdit" (with Patrick Rieve), Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
"Open Space", Art Cologne, Cologne
"Schwarz/Weiss" (Teil 1), Kunstverein im Zeughaus, Germersheim
"ephemere", Hausnr66, Cologne
2008
Stipendiaten Schloss Ringenberg 2008, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln
"Space Quest II", Ringel Garage, Düsseldorf
"Space Quest", Tape, Arnheim (NL)
2007
"Stahl im Sturm", Glue, Berlin
"Skulpturen im Park", Schloss Krickenbeck, Akademie der WestLB, Nettetal
"Togetherhold", Blast, Cologne
"Happy End in Hell", Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf
2006
"Carte Blanche", Blast, Cologne
"Exil 3 : Form Follows Fiction", Hüttenstraße, Düsseldorf
"Korrelat", KX Ausstellungsraum, Hamburg
"Wir waren mal Freunde gewesen", Klasse Herold und Kiecol, Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf
2005
"Kalk", Haus Lange & Lührmann, Cologne
"Regarding Düsseldorf", 701 e.V., Düsseldorf
2004
"No.1", Transformatorenhalle, Essen 2003
"Makita Mädchen", Ausstellungsraum Syrius, Düsseldorf
2002
"Hosen hoch Mama kommt", Mintropstr.11, Düsseldorf

Cooperations

2015
"U can´t touch this – Julia Bünnagel & Franziska Nast", 2025, Hamburg
2014
"The Park Is Mine – Julia Bünnagel & Patrick Rieve", Vorgebirgspark, Cologne
2013
"Kette – Julia Bünnagel & Roman Lang", Ringstube, Mainz
"Kette – Julia Bünnagel & Marie Gerlach", Ringstube, Mainz
2011
"Bünnagel und Pfeifle bei Jagla in Köln" ( with Martin Pfeifle), Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
2009
"Where Words End" (with Patrick Rieve), Projektraum der Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
2008
"Where Words End" (with Patrick Rieve), Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
"Duo" (with Kai Rheineck), Bel Etage, Cologne
2007
"Pudelbrenner" (with Kirsten Hinkler) KIK Kunst im Keller, Düsseldorf
"I am a one man power house" (with Tamara Lorenz), Laden-Gedan, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf

Projects
since 2015
Solo Soundperformance (Turntablism)
since 2011
"Sculptress of Sound" (with Tamara Lorenz and Patricia Köllges)
2009
"Starbar" (with Tamara Lorenz and Patrick Rieve)
"Escape" Schloss Ringenberg
2008
"Starbar" (with Tamara Lorenz and Patrick Rieve)
New Talents – Nüans Köln, Tape Arnheim (NL), Apfelfest Ringenberg
1999 – 2001
"Neobar", (with Ellen Hutzenlaub, Seb Koberstädt, Manoulis Perakis, Martin Pfeifle, Lena Wilikens)
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf; Central, München; BDI, Berlin

Public Art Projects
2013
"Third Power" Quivid Kunst am Bau, Landeshauptstadt München
2010
"each and every moment", privat staircase, Bonn

Publications
2015
"Esplendor Geometrico", Julia Bünnagel
"Scream Queens", Fanzine, Julia Bünnagel, Köln
2014
"Spectodrama", record release Sculptress of Sound, Makiphon
"The Park is Mine 2", Fanzine, Julia Bünnagel and Patrick Rieve, Cologne
"Super Sonic Structure", Artfridge by Anna-Lena Werner
"Super Sonic Structure", Perisphere: Part 1 "Structure" / Part 2 "Super Structure" / Part 3 "Sonic
2013
"Simulate the Simulation", Fanzine, Julia Bünnagel, Cologne
"Hyperia – space is like mind", Honigbrot/Heimat-und Sachkunde
2012
"BCC Brussels Cologne Contemporaries", Kunstforum International, Bd. 214
"Raumstation Liebhartgasse", Daniela Löbbert und Sebastian Walther, Vienna
2011
"Lichthaus Projekte", Kunstverein Arnsberg und Kulturbüro der Stadt Arnsberg, Arnsberg
2010
"The Space In Between", (with Arne Reimann, Karsten Weber, Monika Pessler), Fanzine
"Tip Top Stop", Heimat – und Sachkunde, Maria Wildeis
2009
"The Park is Mine", Fanzine, Julia Bünnagel and Partick Rieve, Cologne
"Julia Bünnagel", Sebastian Brandl, Cologne
2008
Derik Baegert Gesellschaft, Schloß Ringenberg, Hamminkeln
"Van Mij", Derik Baegert Gesellschaft, Schloß Ringenberg, Hamminkeln
"Duo", (with Kai Rheineck), Artistbook
"Cortado Chico No.1", Art-Fanzine, Argentinia