Iulia Nistor

(b. 1985, Romania) lives and works in Berlin.


2004 – 2011
Philosophy, German Literature and Art History at the Universities in Erlangen and

since 2012
PhD in Philosophy coordinated by Prof. Dr. Hans Rott, Analytic Philosophy,
University of Regensburg

2012 – 2014
Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg, Prof. Thomas Hartmann (painting)

2015 – 2018
Städelschule Frankfurt, Prof. Amy Sillman and Monika Baer (painting)

Solo Exhibitions

properties without object, Mendes Wood DM, New York, US

Revenge of the Given, Plan B, Berlin, DE
Two Forward, Three Back, Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, BE

Eary Poise, Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo, BR
canary in a coal mine, Plan B, Berlin, DE

Before Interpretation, Galeria Electroputere, Craiova, RO
.../.../..., Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT

(i)... (ii)... (iii)... (iv)..., Aiurart Contemporary Art Space, Bucharest, RO

Non-Sense, Galeria 26, Bucharest, RO

Selected Group Exhibitions

Living Together–Crossing Borders, The 4th Mediterranean Biennale, Sakhnin Valley, Haifa, IL
Secret Wing, Timisoara Art Encounters Biennale 2021, Timisoara, RO

Rethinking the Image of the World, Ianchelevici Museum, La Louviere, BE
Iulia Nistor and Achraf Touloub, Space (Continuation and end), Rezidenta BRD Scena9, Bucharest, RO

After Rubens. Absolventenausstellung, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Ella CB & Iulia Nistor, JOHAN, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Mobile Biennale, Club Electroputere, Moldavia, RO

Gardeners Digest: The Yew I, Societas Horti, Tbilisi, GA
Track Changes, curated by Plan B at Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo, BR
The Real Kiss, JOHAN project space, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Appearance and Essence, ArtEncounters 1st edition, Timisoara, RO
DIY Immortality Program (MTL II), Heute: project space, Nuremberg, DE
Into Black, Sala de Tipografie, Combinatul Fondului Plastic, Bucharest, RO

areal17, AYCP Festival, Halle, DE
PediCure (MTL I), Heute: project space, Nuremberg, DE
Preisträgerausstellung, Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT
BYOB (bring your own beamer), Quelle Areal, Nuremberg, DE
Mooon, Aiurart Contemporary Art Space, Bucharest, RO

8 – Problema infinitului personal, Galeria 26, Bucharest, RO
Q17/Q18, Offen auf AEG, AEG Areal, Nuremberg, DE
Escapes: Colony. Endocosmos. Ulysses. Unsent Postcards, Museo Guerra Junqueiro, Porto, PT

Forum Junge Kunst, Westböhmisches Museum, Pilzen, CZ


Articles and reviews
  • 2019
    Ghiu, Bogdan. "Pictura-vedere, pentru o alta fenomenologie" in: Bojenoiu, Adrian, Nae, Cristian (eds.), Rethinking the Image of the World, Projects and sketches - Romanian Contemporary Art 2010-2020, Hatje Cantz, 2019.
    Willer, Luise. "Revenge of the Given", Exhibition text, Plan B, Berlin, September, 2019.
    Matzal, Andra. "In arta, momentul de indoiala e chiar inceputul", Scena 9, April, 2019.

    Schütte, Dana. "Iulia Nistor", Absolventenkatalog, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, 2018.

    Benschop, Juriaan. ”Iulia Nistor”, Artforum, Vol. 56, No. 1, September, 2017.
    Schrader, Sydney. "The Form of the Big Ball", Exhibition Text, Plan B, Berlin, May, 2017.
    ”Iulia Nistor « canary in a coal mine » at Galeria Plan B, Berlin”, Mousse, 2017.

    Bojenoiu, Adrian. ”Before Interpretation”, Revista Arta, December, 2015.

    Stefan, Olga. ”Iulia Nistor | (i)… (ii)… (iii)… (iv)…”, ArtReview, December, 2014.
    Vilau, Simona. "Meditations on the same being, on the same street", Revisit Arta, November, 2014.