TO VALERIE SOLANAS AND MARILYN MONROE IN RECOGNITIN OF THEIR DESPERATION,2013, Installation with Super 16mm film transferred to video, HD, 18’. Performance: Rachel Aggs, Peaches, Catriona Shaw, Verity Susman, Ginger Brooks Taka-hashi, William Wheeler. Film still: Andrea Thal. Courtesy of Ellen de Bruijne Projects and Marcelle Alix, Paris.
PARTY ON THE CAPS, 2018, 5 channel projection, mapped digital video installation, installation view Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, 2018, Photo: Mathilda Olmi. Courtesy of the artist
FROM ITS MOUTH CAME A RIVER OF HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL APPLIANCES, 2018, 1-channel video, water. Courtesy of the artist.
The JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION is a private collection of contemporary international art with a focus on time-based media. Founded in 2007, the private collection has its own exhibition building in Düsseldorf, with a total of 3,000 sq.m. available for public presentations.
At present, the collection boasts over 750 works by around 250 primarily European and US artists. The various substantive aspects covered by the collection are presented and documented in regular temporary exhibitions and publications. The steadily growing collection concentrates conceptually above all on the moving image in art from the 1960s to the present day and straddles various disciplines: video, single and multiple projections of analog and digital film material, multimedia environments as well as computer and Internet- based installations, but also ephemeral art forms, such as performances.
To supplement the main Düsseldorf location, since 2 June 2016 a space is open to the public in Berlin. The exhibition area covers a full 2,500 sq.m. and is to be found in Berlin’s Mitte district at Leipziger Strasse 60 – in the building complex that formerly housed the Czech Cultural Center in East Germany.
Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge of Berlin architects has masterminded the conversion of the premises into an exhibition space. By opening the satellite in Berlin, JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION becomes the first private collection in Germany to have two publicly accessible locations at once - in Düsseldorf and Berlin.