Lilly Lulay
*1985, Frankfurt, Germany

contact: info(at)


Exhibitions group / solo

for upcoming + current klick here:


2018 Fragments of Belief, Kuckei+ Kuckei, Berlin

Out of O ce II, Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen

Videoformes 2018, Maison de la Culture, Clermont-Ferrand


Art Miami, Kuckei+Kuckei, Miami

basis.aperçu, Goethe Institut, Paris

COLLAGE I - Methode, Fotogalerie, Wien

Out of Office, MKK Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt

La photographie contemporaine allemande, Goethe Institut, Bordeaux

Triple Chance, korrekt, Frankfurt

Even my mum can make a book #6, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam

Arco, gallery Kuckei+Kuckei, Madrid

Belong anywhere, Acud, Berlin

Plat(t)form 2017, Fotomuseum Winterthur


A Matter of Memory, George Eastmann Museum, Rochester NY

IEPA#1, Basis, Frankfurt (with Béranger Laymond, duo)

Delving into visual strata, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin (solo)

Second Hands, gallery binôme, Paris

Persistance, la MIX, Mourenx

Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens

Recomposing the city, galerie du Second jeudi, Bayonne (solo)

Circulation(s), festival of young european photography, 104, Paris

Upload Yourself, Warte für Kunst, Kassel (solo)

À Dessein, gallery binôme, Paris

Alptraum, RAE space for contemporary art, Berlin

Collect, Structure & Map, Basis project space, Frankfurt (solo)


Fotografia Contemporanea dall’Europa nord-occidentale,
Fondazione Fotografia Modena

Interdisciplinary, Galeri/MIZ, Istanbul

Reframe Memory, Benaki Museum, Athens

RAY 2015, OFFM public art panels, Frankfurt

Alptraum (Nightmare),Visual Voice Gallery, Montreal

Amigdala, Tart gallery, Zürich


Indistance, gallery Kuckei & Kuckei, Berlin (solo)

Nouvelles Aquisitions, Artothèque de Pessac

FdJT, curated by Roos Gortzak, Offenbach

Unseen Amsterdam, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Amsterdam

Even my mom can make a book 4#, Project Room, Berlin

Les dérivés de la photographie, Artothèque de Pessac/Frac Aquitaine


House of Vetti, gallery Koenig and Clinton, New York

Paris Photo, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Paris

Lichtbilder, Stiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim (solo)

Morceaux Choisis, gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux (solo)

All Hands Manöver, Kunstverein Speyer

Ausgezeichnet, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Eschborn


Cartes Postales d´Artistes, Goethe Institut Lyon

Rethinking Reality, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

Spieglein, Spieglein, collaboration HfG OF / Goethe University Frankfurt

ein Durchgang, RAY Fotografieprojekte Rhein Main, Frankfurt

Traces to find-Things to explore, FAK, Münster (with Magalie Levebvre, duo)

Überqualifiziertes Material, Zeitraum Exit, Mannheim

L’espace de l’autre, Centre d’art et photographie de Lectoure

on-off-on, Naspa, Wiesbaden


Mindscapes, gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux (solo)

Nouvelles Aquisitions 2011, Arthothèque de Pessac

Preview Berlin, gallery Ilka Bree, Berlin

Déballées, Gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux

Cést le bon, 18:52, Offenbach



2017-2018 Olympus recommended scholarship, foam Amsterdam/ Deichtorhallen Hamburg / FFF Fotografie Forum Frankfurt

2017 Dieecke Haus residency, Santiago de Chile

2016 IEPA residency, Hendaye

2015 catalogue grant, Kulturamt Frankfurt

2015 Galeri/MIZ residency, Istanbul

2014 Pix Virginia shortlist, Paris

2013 scholarship Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt

2012 Deutsche Börse and HfG Offenbach photo award


Public Collections

George Eastman Museum, USA

Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Germany

Art Collection DZ Privatbank, Germany

Schufa Art Collection, Germany

Artothèque de Pessac, France

Artothèque de Pau, France

Artothèque du Limousin, France



Mindscapes, Lilly Lulay, Revolver publishing, ISBN 978-3-95763-346-0, 2016

A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, ISBN: 9780935398182, 2016

Circulation(s), festival of young european photography, Bec en l’air, Paris, ISBN 978-2-36744-092-7, 2016

European Month of Photography, Kulturprojekte Berlin, 2016

IEPA#1, Lilly Lulay / Béranger Laymond, Basis FFM/Nekatoenea AIR, 2016

Contemporary Photography from North-Western Europe
Skira, Milano 2015, Fondazione Fotografia di Modena, 2015

Construction d´Images, self-published, 2014

Lichtbilder, solo-exhibition catalogue, Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim, 2013

All Hands Manöver, exhibition catalogue, Kunstverein Speyer, 2013

Krankheit Natur, Hate Magazin#9, 2012

Traces to find-Things to explore, exhib. cat., FAK Münster, 2012

Spieglein, Spieglein, exhib. cat., collab. HfG OF / Goethe University Frankfurt, 2012

Überqualifiziertes Material, exhibition catalogue, Kunstraum EXIT, Mannheim, 2012

on-off-on, Naspa, exhibtion catalogue, Wiesbaden, 2012



2014 Diploma with juries mention

University of Art and Design Offenbach, Germany

Fine Art Photography: Prof. Martin Liebscher
Sculpture: Prof. Wolfgang Luy
Media Sociology: Prof. Dr. Marc Ries
The Facebook profile picture as a contemporary form of photographic portraiture

2008 - 2009

École des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France