Johannes Bendzulla

Born 1984 in Saarbrücken, Germany

Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany


Education:

Studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from 2005 to 2012 with Martin Gostner and Christopher Williams

Graduation with distinction (Meisterschüler Christopher Williams)

2012 – 2015 Postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

2015 Diploma with distinction


Grants & Awards:

2017 Förderpreis NRW für Medienkunst

2016 Grant by Art Foundation North Rhine-Westphalia

2015 - 2017 dHCS Studio Scholarship by the Kunstverein der Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2015 Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst, Bundeswettbewerb „Kunststudent_innen stellen aus“

2012 - 2013 Kunstförderpreis Hogan Lovells, Düsseldorf


Projects:

Part of the curatorial project “Galerie BRD”

Publishing press reviews on contemporary art writing since 2012, et al for donnerstag-blog.de and for art-magazin.de from 2015 to 2017. Since 2019, it's beeing hosted by hfbk-hamburg.de


Solo Exhibitions:

2019 #SpontexMandala, Natalia Hug Gallery, Cologne, Gemany

2017 XXL | XXX, ~5, Cologne, Germany

2016 You're Fired, Brennan & Griffin, New York City, USA

2015 I love my job, Parkhaus im Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf, Germany

2015 Arctic Winter - VS - The Warmth Emitted By Your Computer Screen, Natalia Hug Gallery, Germany

2015 Spring 2015: En Plein Air, Natalia Hug Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2014 All Information Is Subject To Change - Brennan & Griffin, New York City, USA

2013 Produktion / Rezeption – production / reception - Galerie Blanket Cologne, Gemany

2012 Die Welt, wie ich sie vorfand - OG2, Koelnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

2012 { } - Grafisches Kabinett Düsseldorf, Germany

2012 CSA Space Vancouver - CSA Space Vancouver, Canada

2011 10 Abbildungen - SSZ-Süd, Cologne, Germany


Group Shows (Selection):
2019 Polke und die Folgen | Recent Aquisitions by the Collection of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Akademie-Galerie, Düsseldorf

2019 Next Generations - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

2018 72. Internationale Bergische Kunstausstellung, Kunstmuseum Solingen, Germany

2017 Galerie BRD - "I'm not here to make friends", Harburger Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

2017 All the right moves, Kienzle Foundation, Berlin, Germany

2017 Performing Relationships, Kunstverein Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

2016 Van Bommel Van Dam Prize - Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo, NL

2016 Shiver Metimbers, Gallery Conradi, Hamburg, Germany

2016 Vom Wert der Kunst als Wert der Arbeit, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf, Germany

2016 RAIN ON LENS BOOM IN FRAME, Natalia Hug Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2015 Artists Against Aids – Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

2015 #1dad – XPO Gallery, Paris

2015 Is This THIS That – Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, USA

2015 Index – Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany

2015 Kunststudent_innen stellen aus – Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany

2015 Wessen Subjekt bin ich? - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

2014 No More Business As Usual - Ve.sch, Vienna, Austria

2013 Bendzulla+Lay+Wollgast - Natalia Hug Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2013 Daisy Chain Nr.2 – Cologne, Germany

2013 Sesant în alb – Spatiul de arta contemporana Ajurat, Bukarest, Romania

2013 Kreativität abrüsten – Galerie BRD, Hamburg, Germany

2013 BEYOND THE COMPOUND – Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, Germany

2012 Jahresgaben des Koelnischen Kunstvereins, Cologne, Germany

2012 Statusangst - HfBK Hamburg, Germany

2012 Reality of the Unbuilt - Abraham-Gebäude, Insel Hombroich, Neuss, Germany

2012 New Talents Biennale Köln – Kunstgaleriebonn & Kunstraum Ampersand, Cologne, Germany

2012 VOM PHOTO - Photomuseum Thessaloniki, Greece

2011 Single im Juni - Single-Club, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 VOM PHOTO - Bundeskunsthalle / Echoraum, Bonn, Germany

2011 THE CATS ARE ALLRIGHT - Boutique, Cologne, Germany

2011 Die São Paulo Biennale - MAP Markus Ambach Projekte, Düsseldorf, Germany


Online Publications:

2016 Bombmagazine.org, Portfolio

2014 Dustmagazine.com, Portfolio


Artist Books:

2016 "Píxeles Muertos"

2015 "No More Business as Usual"


Other Projects

2017 The photographs I took at Gamescom fair have been published in Kultur & Gespenster No. 19