Ulla Nolden is an artist, designer and writer. 
She investigates the fragile beauty found at the margins of everyday reality.
Her tools are digital animation, photography and written words. 
She lives in Düsseldorf and London.

PUBLICATIONS
• ‘Perception is Cultural – An Ode to Moss’, essay in issue 11 of WTLF, August 2022 [read]
• ‘Worthless Seeds’, essay in issue 8 of the Young Propagators Zine, April 2022 [read]

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
• PURE MOVEMENTS, Centrum [contemporary art space], Berlin, May 2017
• PURE MOVEMENT 2 & 3, window project, Gazelli Art House, London, Dec 2015 – Jan 2016

GROUP EXHIBITIONS  &  SCREENINGS
• WINDOW PROJECT 2012-18, Gazelli Art House, London, August 2018
• ATHENS DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL, Athens, May 2017
• CAIRO VIDEO FESTIVAL, Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo, February 2017
• FUTURE FEST, London, Sept 2016
• DIGITAL CANVAS, Adiacenze, Bologna, July 2016
• FILM STRIPPING, Centrum [contemporary art space], Berlin, June 2016
• DIGITAL CANVAS, ikonoTV, Berlin, May 2016
• DIGITAL CANVAS, Industry City Art Gallery, New York, Apr 2016
• SOUND / IMAGE, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London, Nov – Dec 2015
• EXCEPT/ON, Goldsmiths, London, Sep 2015
• FUTURE GRAPHICS, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Sep 2014
• TESTSIGNAL, Hotel Elephant, London, Sep 2014

AWARDS
• FUTURE FEST ART PRIZE, FutureFest and s[edition], Sept 2016
• DIGITAL CANVAS, ikono.TV, Mar 2016
• WINDOW PROJECT AWARD, Gazelli Art House, Winter 2015/6

PRESS
• Berlin Art Link, article by Julianne Cordray, May 2017 [read]
• FLOORR Magazine, Issue 3, interview, Apr 2016 [read]
• Horticulture: Lomelosia, interview, June 2022 [read]

EDUCATION

MA Computational Arts

Goldsmiths College, University of London, with distinction, 2013 – 2015

BA Media Production Design
University of the Arts London, with first-class honours, 1991 – 1995

Visual Communication
University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, 1989 – 1991

Horticulture
RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture, 2021 – 2022

 

EXPERIENCE

Motion Designer & Art Director

for corporate and broadcast clients, since 1996

Writer [plant related subjects]
for several publications, since 2022

 

CONTACT
ulla at nolden dot com