Julian Rosefeldt's Biography
Julian Rosefeldt is a German artist and filmmaker best known for his large-scale multi-screen video installations. His work is typically composed of found footage and original footage, often with a narrative structure. He has exhibited his work at a number of major international galleries and museums, including the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Rosefeldt was born in 1965 in Munich, Germany. He studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig and later at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. He moved to Berlin in 1996, where he continues to live and work. In 2003, Rosefeldt debuted Manifesto, a 13-screen video installation featuring Cate Blanchett performing a series of manifestos by renowned artists, architects, and writers. In 2008, his work was featured in The 9 Spaces exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which featured works by a range of international artists. Other notable works include Deep Gold (2011), a film about a deep-sea diver exploring the unknown depths of the ocean, and Inventing Abstraction (2013), a multi-screen video installation exploring the history of abstract art.