Julian Rosefeldt was born in 1965 in Munich. He currently lives and works in Berlin.
He is a film and video artist. Since 2001 he holds a professorship for Time-based Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. Showing extensively in museums and festivals worldwide, his work is included into renowned collections such as Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, the Saatchi Collection London and the Museum of Modern Art New York (MoMA).
Some of his solo exhibitions have been featured at Park Avenue Armory in New York, the Sprengel Museum Hannover, the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin, the British Film Institute in London, the Berlinische Galerie Berlin, the Platform China Beijing the BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art Gateshead, the Goethe-Institut in Paris (2000), the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, among others.
His group exhibitions include Wolfsburg Unlimited at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg; Zeitgeist: The Art of New Berlin at the CCBB Rio de Janeiro; Moving Time: Video Art at 50, 1965-2015 at The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, Michigan; Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern, London (2014); Crescendo at the ACCA Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; 1. Bienal de Montevideo.
His latest works include Manifesto (2016), In the Land of Drought and The Swap (2015), Deep Gold (2014), My Home Is a Dark and Cloud-Hung Land (2011), The Opening (2010), American Night (2009), The Shift (2008), The Ship of Fools (2007).