DARE Mag: Article Isaac Julien | Goslar Kaiserring 2022
DARE Magazine recently published an article about Isaac Julien, winner of the Goslar Kaiserring 2022. The article about Julien focusses on the Kaiserring and the accompanying exhibition. Furthermore, the article discusses Isaac Julien’s extensive and impressive oeuvre. Read the entire article by Nicole Buesing and Heiko Klaas in German via the link below.
“Goslarer Kaiserring 2022: Mit dem Briten Isaac Julien wird jetzt ein international bedeutender Künstler geehrt, der zu den Pionieren der Queer und der Black Art zählt. Im Mönchehaus Museum werden noch bis Januar 2023 zwei seiner filmischen Schlüsselwerke und zahlreiche Fotoarbeiten gezeigt“Read More
ABOUT Isaac Julien
Isaac Julien KBE RA (GB, 1960), a London-born filmmaker and installation artist, is celebrated for his groundbreaking approach to art, seamlessly merging film, dance, photography, music, theater, painting, and sculpture to craft compelling visual narratives through multi-screen film installations. Notably, his 1989 documentary-drama “Looking for Langston” and the Cannes Film Festival Semaine de la Critique prize-winning debut feature, “Young Soul Rebels” (1991), garnered critical acclaim on a global scale.
Julien’s international acclaim extends to prestigious solo exhibitions at prominent venues, including the Barnes Foundation, Smith College Museum of Art, and Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. His works have graced the walls of renowned institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago.
In addition to his artistic pursuits, Julien has made significant contributions to academia, holding key positions at institutions like the University of Arts London and Staatliche Hoscschule fur Gestaltung, Karlsruhe. His educational efforts were further recognized when he was awarded the James Robert Brudner ’83 Memorial Prize and delivered lectures at Yale University in 2016.
Isaac Julien’s dedication to the arts has earned him distinguished accolades, including The Royal Academy of Arts Charles Wollaston Award in 2017 and a knighthood as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Honours List in 2022. Furthermore, he was honored with the esteemed Kaiserring Goslar Award in 2022.
In April 2023, Tate Britain hosted a comprehensive survey show, presenting Isaac Julien’s illustrious career. This exhibition featured works spanning four decades, encompassing early films and expansive multi-screen installations that delve into the themes of global movement and history. It marked the first-ever presentation of Isaac Julien’s extensive body of work in the United Kingdom.