Julia Schiller

born in Landshut (* 1980), lives and works as a photographer and freelance art director in Berlin.
Together with Oliver Schneider she founded Actual Colors May Vary {ACMV} in 2010, an international online magazine for contemporary photography. They also run Local Colors May Vary (LCMV) – a series of curated, themed slideshows combining photography with live music by international artists. In 2017 they founded ele studio, under which name they work together on art direction projects.
In March 2015, Julia founded PiB | Photography in Berlin, a platform dedicated to fine art photography in Berlin. Since then she’s been working on this project full-time.

Contact: hello (at) photography-in.berlin
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  • KLEISTER Weiber
    March 8, 2015
    In celebration of International Women’s Day
    Curated by Kaetha
  • Julia Schiller – Variable Constant
    , Berlin Mitte
    February 18 – March 17, 2015
    Curated by Christian Reister


  • “12.06.14″
    Home@735 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    Curated by Anthony Bautovich and Madeleine Preston


  • Dancing Darkness
    Patton Foundation Gallery / Saarbruecken, Germany
    Curated by Elliott Paul Grant
    Public space: Gleimtunnel / Berlin, Germany
    Curated by Kaetha (hannah goldstein & Katja Haustein)
  • 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 MagUYW / Unless You Will Issue #22, FototazoWandering BearsFotoFilmic FILM TALKS #08zzzzoomLa beauté de PandoreC-41 Photography MagazineSMBHmag (SuperMassiveBlackHole) Issue #9a picture a day, …

Other activities

Bubble & Scrape – Contours of personal utopias
Ed Alcock, Jenny Fitz, Tom Griggs
Exhibition: November 7 – 20, 2014
Das Gift, Berlin / Neukölln
Part of Monat der Fotografie OFF Berlin 2014
Curated by Actual Colors May Vary {ACMV} (Julia Schiller & Oliver Schneider)

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.


Photograph © Jenny Fitz