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Still from "The Familiar", 2021

About

Julian Quentin (*1999) is an artist and filmmaker based in Zurich and Cologne. Currently, his work reflects on concepts of social normativity within the systems that organize society.

Formally, he moves in the intersections between media art and cinema, working with film, photography, performance and installation.

He studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

CV

Education

2018 - today

2018

2017

Electronic Music Production SAE Zurich

Academy of Media Arts Cologne KHM

3 month acting intensive at "Schauspielfabrik Berlin"

Exhibitions (e) / Performances (p) / Interventions (i)

2022 (i)

Cologne Philharmonic // Cologne, Germany

Sound installation

Bathroom Stalls

2022 (e)

Kunst Werk e.V. // Cologne, Germany

Installation work in group show

"Photographic Utopia"

2021 (e)

IKOB Museum for Contemporary Art // Eupen, Belgium

Installation work in group show

"Bodies in between"

2021 (p)

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf // Düsseldorf, Germany

Performance with installation

"Journey through a body"

2021 (e)

Studio for Artistic Research // Düsseldorf, Germany

Installation work in group show

"A WAREHOUSE"

2021 (i)

Ebertplatz billboards // Cologne, Germany

Photography as intervention

"Offene Plakatwände"

2021(i)

urban advertisement pillars // Düsseldorf, Germany

Photography as intervention

„Public Art – Litfaßsäule als Massenmedium“

2020 (i)

Various Subway Stations // Cologne, Germany

Video as intervention

Ströer Video Billboards

2019 (e)

KHM Foyer // Cologne, Germany

Photography work in group show

"MAXIMAL"

Selected Screenings

2021

2021

2021

2021

2018

Frameline, San Francisco International LGBTQ+

Film Festival

NewFest, LGBTQ+ Film and Media, New York, USA

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Seattle Queer Film Festival

Pink Apple Film Festival Zurich

Selected Films and Video Works

2022

2021

2021

2019

2018

2017

"Territory" (Experimental Film)

"Führungslos" (Short Film, in post-production)

"The Familiar" (Short Film)

"Schau mal: Wir schimmern" (Music Video)

"Kämpferinnen" (Short Film)

"Alien" (Short Film)

Awards

2018

2017

2017

2016

"Luzerner Nachwuchsfilmpreis (Lucerne Young Filmmakers Award) @Upcoming Filmmakers 2018 for "Highway"

"SAE Förderpreis" (SAE award) @Filmfestival Schaffhausen 2017 for "I'm not here"

"Luzerner Nachwuchsfilmpreis" (Lucerne Young Filmmakers Award) @Upcoming Filmmakers 2017 for "Alien"

"Bester Film" (Best Picture) @Zuger Filmtage 2016 for "My whiplash gone blank"