In conjunction with her PAMM exhibition, It Has a Golden Sun and an Elderly Grey Moon, Ulla von Brandenburg discussed her work with PAMM Assistant Curator María Elena Ortiz. It Has a Golden Sun and an Elderly Gray Moon explores the intersections of dance, color, textiles, ritual, and architecture to question the individual’s condition in relation to social hierarchies.
Ulla von Brandenburg studied Scenography and Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, and fine art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg. Recent solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at Secession, Vienna; Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich; ACCA, Melbourne; La Fondrerie Darling, Montreal; Kasseler Kunsteverein, Kassel; Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Kunsthaus, Hamburg; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco. Significant group exhibitions have presented in venues including Performa 15, New York; Musée National d’art Modern/Centre Pompidou, Paris; MAMCO, Geneva; 19th Biennale of Sidney; CAC, Vilnius; Witte de With, Rotterdam; 11th Biennale of Lyon; Schrin Kunsthalle, Frankurt; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; 53rd Venice Biennale; ICA, Boston, and Tate Modern, London. Her work belongs to several prestigious collections such as the Musée National d’art Modern/Centre Pompidou, Paris; Tate Modern, London; Kunsthalle of Hamburg; Musée National d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, among others. She lives and works in Paris.