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 and Meisterschüler in Fine Arts at Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) in Leipzig. Currently, he is continuing on his project "de- / dis- / ex- / im- / re- / com-ponere" as part of a residence scholarship by DAAD in copenhagen.
The projects is dealing with the different strategies of (re)presentation found in western museums that he links up with found elements of an everyday commodity culture.
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. International Solo Award of Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Berlin Art prize 2013, C.A.R. - Talent, contemporary art ruhr, 2011).
Further he received different stipends and fundings, amongst others by DAAD, Gerhard-Bürger-Foundation, Karin-Abt-Straubinger-Foundation, Cultural Office Berlin-Neukölln and the Int. Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg. His work is being shown in national and international solo- and groupexhibitions.


Opening: „Fragments of HiStories“ Archives & Objects/ Collections & Montages @ Neuer Sächsischer Kunstverein Dresden, november, 4th, 7:30pm

posted on: Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 10:18
Jonas Paul Wilisch, Neuer Sächsischer Kunstverein Dresden, ex-ponere, JWilisch, Wilisch, HGB Leipzig, 2016, contemporary art, Dresden, Kunstraum Dresden, Fragments of Histories, Archives, Nadja Bournonville, Emanuel Matthias, Jakub Simcik „Fragments of HiStories“ Archives & Objects / Collections & Montages Opening: November, 4th, from 7:30 pm Kunstraum Dresden / Neuer Sächsischer Kunstverein Dresden Exhibition runs from 05th of november to 10th of december. read more

"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