Jonas Paul Wilisch
Jonas Wilisch is an artist working with different forms of media including photography, video, sculpture and installation.
He studied in Potsdam, London and Leipzig and graduated with a diploma in Fine Arts at Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) in Leipzig.
Currently, he is working on his new project "de- / dis- / ex- / im- / re- / com-ponere" which is dealing with the different modes of representation found in western museums that he links up with elements of an everyday commodity culture. In fall 2016 he will continue his work in the city of copenhagen as part of a scholarship by DAAD.
In 2006 and 2007 he was attending the media works class of VALIE EXPORT at the Int. Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg.
His artworks have been nominated and awarded several times (i. eg. Berlin Art prize 2013, C.A.R. - Talent, contemporary art ruhr, 2011).
Further he has received different stipends and fundings, amongst others by Karin-Abt-Straubinger-Foundation, Cultural Office Berlin-Neukölln and the Int. Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg. His work has been shown in national and international solo- and groupexhibitions.