Yulia Mahr is a Lens-based Artist and Curator.


Elisabeth Moss Video

Yulia has produced, alongside Elisabeth Moss and Somesuch Productions, a new film to accompany the re-release of On The Nature of Daylight and The Blue Notebooks. Elisabeth Moss's performance is outstanding:


A weekend of film and music curated by Yulia Mahr and Max Richter at the Barbican. Highlights include: Jlin, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, AGF, Will Gregory, Vikingur Olafsson, the London Syrian Ensemble, Colin Currie Group, Ex Eye, Caterina Barbieri, Clark, Roomful of Teeth, Claire M Singer, and Waltz with Bashir live with Chineke! Orchestra.

Film highlights include: the Harvard Ethnography Lab with Ah Humanity! Shirley Clarke's Ornette: Made in America, Paul Clipson's 'Hypnosis Display' with Grouper, and the incredible portrait of Stravinsky from Wolf Koenig and Roman Kroitor.

Tickets available here

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Latest video directed by Yulia:

Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On

Yulia's portrait of Max Richter's SLEEP project - an eight hour overnight immersive performance - premieres on NOWNESS today.


Yulia has curated an exhibition of Mari Mahr's photography as part of the European Month of Photography in Berlin. Mari Mahr's career spans 40 years and this show, the first retrospective of her work to take place in Berlin, celebrates her particular avant-garde vision and personal take on experimental photography. Ever central to Mari Mahr's work is a deeply intimate reflection on the consequences of migration and political turmoil.

Life Chances and Other Work, October 25th - November 22, 2014, Kunststiftung Poll, Gipsstrasse 3, 10119 Berlin. Details here


Yulia has been asked to take over The Photographers' Gallery Instagram feed for a week from the 17th February. The Photographers' Gallery is the largest public gallery in London dedicated to photography. Their website can be found here and the takeover page can be found here. Please join us for the week!

WALLPAPER premiere

To see Yulia's film premiered in Wallpaper Magazine, click HERE

Films screen at Nara City, Japan

Two of Yulia's films will screen on June 18th in Nara City as part of Berlinara - an event combining live performances from Japanese musicians in collaboration with international musicians from Berlin and screenings of music documentaries.


Yulia's documentary on MADE, a creative Berlin hub dedicated to fostering collaboration between artists, will be broadcast this Saturday (08.06) on Arte's Culture Show, Metropolis. Transmission time is 16.45 CET but the piece can be watched afterwards on Metropolis's website here.


Chiapaneco, an exhibition of indigenous photography from Chiapas, accompanied by screenings of films from the region, has opened at RE. Curated by Yulia, in collaboration with the RE team, the exhibition is the culmination of a year long project, in dialogue with photographers and filmmakers from Chiapas. Participants include Maria Sántiz Gómez, Ronyk, Liliana Lopéz Lopéz, Genero Sántiz Gómez, Abrham Gómez Vasquez, Amelia Najoj, Xun Betan ad Cresencio Vázquez Lórenzo. For a full list of artists please check out the RE: website here or the facebook page here.


Last chance to see the Juan Orrantia exhibit, WHAT IS (NOT) THERE? STORIES OF AFTERMATH FROM COLOMBIA AND MOZAMBIQUE. curated by Yulia, at RE. Through evocative photography and multimedia installation, and drawing on ethnography, the filmic essay and captured soundscapes, Orrantia’s projects explore different aspects of postwar/terror experiences in Colombia and Mozambique. The three projects brought together in this exhibition present a powerful meditation on violence, memory and (dis)location. Show closes on Saturday 18th May.

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