Julia Martin

born 1976 in Berlin, Germany

lives in Seydisfjordur, Iceland

currently Residency and Project Manager at Skaftfell Center for Visual Art in Seydisfjordur.

2014 PhD (Art), Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

2006 Master of Fine Art in 'Art, Space, Nature', Edinburgh College of Art, UK

2003 Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Architecture, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2018); 'Farfuglar – Birds of Passage', curatorial project with Skaftfell

Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2016); 'Frontiers of Solitude', curatorial project

Skolska Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (2016); 'Frontiers of Solitude', group exhibition

Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2014); 'RO RO', group exhibition

Art Institute Shibukawa, Japan (2013); 'Flow and Arrest', with Miriam Walsh

Das Gift, Berlin (2012); Group exhibition, 'Every day is a sad day', curated by Eli Skatvedt

Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2012); Open studio

Bookshop projectspace, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2011); 'A part', video installation

Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick (2010); 'Sikurluk', group exhibition, responding to fieldwork in Greenland

Art Institute Shibukawa, Japan (2009); 'Camera Infinita', curatorial project

Edinburgh Art Festival, UK (2009); 'Camera Infinita', curatorial project

Edinburgh Art Festival, UK (2008); 'Infinity and Perspective', curatorial project

Deutzer Bruecke, Cologne, Germany (2007); group exhibition 'Ueber/m Fluss'

Goethe Institut, Glasgow, UK (2006); exhibition with Johanna Pagels, supported by DAAD

JDM Foundation, Chicago, USA (2006); Open studio

Publications
'Ecocritical art in times of climate change: Tracing ecological relationships between humans and nonhumans through the hyperextension of objects.' Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2014.

Presentations

Speaker at Northern Research Forum, Akureyri, Iceland, August 2013. Conference on 'Climate change in Northern territories'

Speaker at Arctic Frontiers conference, Tromso, Norway, January 2013. Session on 'Contested Landscapes - Lost ecologies'.

Speaker at 'Emergent critical environments: where next for ecology and the humanities?' ASLE UK Postgraduate Conference, 2011, Queen Mary University, London.

Speaker at 'Relational Participation in Public Matters of Concern', RMIT Roundtable 2011, Technische Universität Berlin.

Speaker at 'Publicness', Goldsmiths Research Symposium, 2011, Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Speaker at 'New Notes on Sculpture', Goldsmiths Research Symposium, 2011, University of London.

Speaker at 'Documentation', Goldsmiths Research Symposium, 2009, University of London.