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.


"Things to come" - zeitgenössische Objektkunst, Opening Oct, 4th, 7pm @ Kunsthalle d. Sparkasse Leipzig / Performance by Jonas Paul Wilisch

posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:47
Things to come, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse Leipzig, Jonas Paul Wilisch, Objektkunst, 2016, de-ponere, Bouquet zur Rekonvaleszenz "Things to come – the object in contemporary art" curated by Dr. Ralf F. Hartmann Oct., 5th – Jan., 8th Opening: 4th of october, from 7 pm Kunsthalle der Sparkasse Leipzig, Otto Schill Str. 4a, 04109 Leipzig read more

March, 10th, 7pm: Opening "Forårdsudstillingen 2016 / The Sping Exhibition 2016"

posted on: Monday, March 7, 2016 - 12:33
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, JWilisch, Jonas Wilisch, The spring exhibition 2016 "Forårsudstillingen 2016 / The Spring Exhibition 2016" at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, copenhagen (dk) The private view will be on thursday, 10th of march, from 7 pm. The exhibition takes places from March, 11th til April, 17th 2016. read more

"ex-ponere" selected for "The Spring exhibition 2016" at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen (DK)

posted on: Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 16:46
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, JWilisch, Jonas Wilisch, The spring exhibition 2016 "The Spring Exhibition 2016", Kunsthal Charlottenborg / Copenhagen (DK) March, 11th – April, 17th, 2016 Opening, March, 10th, 7pm Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition (‘Charlottenborg Forårsudstilling’) is one of the most important open submission exhibitions in Europe, and has been held annually in Copenhagen since 1857. read more

Oct., 24th / 6pm: Opening of "INAUGURATION" – groupshow curated by Dr. Claudia Tittel, KTR Galerie Leipzig

posted on: Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 12:03
INAUGURATION, Invitation, Einladung, Leipzig, 2015, KTR Galerie, Jonas Wilisch, Jonas Paul Wilisch, dis-ponere Upcoming group show in october: INAUGURATION, curated by Dr. Claudia Tittel on the occaison of the official opening of the new KTR Galerie Leipzig Opening: October, 24th – 6 pm Host: KTR Galerie Leipzig, Tschaikowskistr. 21, D-04105 Leipzig Exhibiting artists: Rozbeh Asmani (Köln), Anna Baranowski (Leipzig), Christoph David (Leipzig), Tino Geiß (Leipzig), Martin Höfer (Leipzig), David Ashley Kerr (Melbourne), Adam Noack (Weimar), Martin Rauch (Leipzig), Julia Scorna (Paris), Jonas Paul Wilisch (Berlin) read more