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Yala JUCHMANN

Country(activity based):
Germany
Genre:
Visual Art, Media Art, Performing Art

Profile

Graduated from Meisterschülerin of Visual Art, Universität der Künste Berlin.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are
-"A Kiss is just a Kiss", duo show with Verena Schoettmer, Kunstkreis Meppen, Meppen, 2018
-"OTOLITH-inside out", solo, Kaskl, Berlin, 2017
-"LIQUIRIUM", catalogue, Berlin, 2017
-"Garderobe", solo, grandpalais, Bern, 2016
-"Mein Körper endet dort wo du dich selbst siehst", duo show with Lena Gebhardt, CIAT, Berlin, 2015

Yala Juchmann studied Fine Arts from 2005-2011 at Universität der Künste Berlin, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York and Kuvataideakatemia in Helsinki. She studied with Josephine Pryde, Florian Slotawa, Heli Rekula and Lorna Simpson and received her degree as Meisterschülerin of Jospehine Pryde in 2011 at Universität der Künste Berlin. Since then she is working as an artist.

About works / performance

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Exhibition view:OTOLITH_inside out, 2017, paintings, wallpaper, PVC, wax, water, concrete

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Exhibition view (detail):OTOLITH_inside out, 2017, wallpaper, painting

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Exhibition view (detail):OTOLITH_inside out, 2017, 2017, PVC, water, wax

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u_o_a_e_i, 2016, flag in public space, embroidery and print on flag, 200 x 90 cm

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from the series: Am Morgen der Flächen (#M17), 2017, water, wax and pigment on paper, 140 x 90 cm

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prima materia, 2014, depositbottles, woodconstruction and floodlights, 3 x 8 m

Comment

I am interested in requirements of matter for human perception. The crosspoint of environmental matter and physical matter of the human body is the starting point of sensing. By learning through somatic methods and contemporary dance about anatomical structures, I am relating my visual practice to the transformation of matter. It is the interrelation of the inside and outside what I want to bring to speak with my artwork. Experiments take a significant part in finding my way through symbolic layers, social meaning and material transformation. I use various media and I mainly create bodies of work to intensely treat the subject of my interest.
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