Joulia Strauss studied at the New Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg and at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, class Baselitz (Master, President’s Prize). Her sculptures, paintings, performances, drawings, videos, have been shown in solo exhibitions such as “Modulating Politics”, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Switzerland, 2011, “Welcome to the Mediterranean Basin”, Beton7 Gallery, Athens, 2010, “Cat-Notation”, COMA Gallery, Berlin, 2008, “Medienspiritismus. Videokabinet”, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, 2003, “Virtual Kingdom of Beauty”, Pergamonmuseum, Berlin, 2000, and have been presented in group exhibitions, among others, and in some cases several times in the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY, Tirana Biennale, Oostende Museum of Modern Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Esther M. Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Wolfsburg, Frankfurt, Hamburg Kunstvereine, 2nd Athens Biennale, Fourth Moscow Biennale, Tate Modern, London, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe.
In collaboration with Peter Weibel and Friedrich Kittler †, Joulia Strauss is currently working on the book “Götter und Schriften Rund ums Mittelmeer”, Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Paderborn. Together with Daniel Mützel, she recently published the special edition “Global Activism” of the magazine Krytyka Polityczna.