Julia Schiller is a photographer and freelance art director based in Berlin, Germany.

Together with Oliver Schneider she is the founding editor of “Actual colors may vary” {ACMV}
an international online magazine for contemporary photography,
and the founder of “Local Colors May Vary (LCMV)” – a series of curated, themed slideshows
combining contemporary photography with live music by international artists.

Selected group exhibitions


  • Dancing Darkness
    Patton Foundation Gallery / Saarbruecken, Germany
    Curated by Elliott Paul Grant
    Public space: Gleimtunnel / Berlin, Germany
    Curated by Hannah Goldstein and Katja Klemm
  • IN TRANSIT – The view of the other
    Part of the 5th European Month of Photography Berlin / EMoP Berlin
    Public space: Ostkreuz railway station / Berlin, Germany
    Curated by Jaana Pruess
    TACTIC Gallery / Cork, Ireland
    Curated by Pamela Condell and Padraig Spillane (Stag & Deer)
  • (Un)familiar
    Carte Blanche Gallery / San Francisco, CA, United States
    APA SF Curator’s Voice Exhibition
    Curated by Gwen Lafage


Selected Online Publications & Features

Phases Mag, DATA gallery, La beauté de Pandore, roseamer, FotoFilmic FILM TALKS #08, zzzzoom, C-41 Photography Magazine, Wandering Bears
api / Art Photo Index, Lenscratch, UYW / Unless You Will Issue #22, Mark Peter Drolet, 591 Photographydeszczowe dni / rainy days, Kate Molins | Cinematographic Inspirations, T-arte Tatin, Fraction Magazine Issue #38, La beauté de Pandore, minimal exposition, QBF Quick Brown Fox
SMBHmag (SuperMassiveBlackHole) Issue #9, Fototazo, FotoVisura, Umter Magazine Issue #3, a picture a day, please excuse the mess,

other activities

piK Magazine #05
Introductory words for issue #5 of the photography print magazine curated by Isabelle Evertse.
#5 was launched in January 2014 at Le Bal, Paris.

Belfast Photo Festival 2013
“Actual Colors May Vary” (Oliver Schneider & Julia Schiller)
presented a talk & curated projection focusing on the theme of Spectacle in Photography.

E-Mail | hello {at} julia-schiller {dot} com
Art Direction Portfolio | www.whitescale.com
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Actual Colors May Vary {ACMV}
Online magazine for contemporary photography
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Copyright © 2013 Julia Schiller. All rights reserved.
Photograph above © Jenny Fitz.