Lilly Lulay was born in Frankfurt in 1985.
From 2005 – 2014 she studied at the University of Art and Design – Hfg Offenbach and the École des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France.
She lives and works in Frankfurt, Germany.

Grants and Awards

  • 2016

    IEPA residency, Hendaye, France

  • 2015

    Galeri/MIZ, residency, Istanbul

  • 2014

    Prix Virginia shortlist

  • 2013

    scholarship of the Frankfurter Künstlerhilfe

  • 2012

    Deutsche Börse and HFG photo award

Solo shows

  • 2016

    Delving into visual strata, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
    Upload Yourself, Warte für Kunst, Kassel, Germany
    Collect, Structure & Map, Basis project space, Frankfurt, Germany

  • 2014

    Indistance, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

  • 2013

    Lichtbilder, Stiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim, Germany
    Morceaux Choisis, gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France

  • 2011

    Mindscapes, gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France

Group Shows

  • 2017

    Out of Office. Büro-Kunst, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
    Triple Chance, korrekt, Frankfurt
    La photographie contemporaine allemande, Goethe Institut Bordeaux
    Still Searching – Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens
    Rorschach – an Experiment, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
    Collage I – Methode, Fotogalerie, Wien

  • 2016

    A Matter of Memory, George Eastmann Museum, Rochester, NY
    IEPA#1, Basis, Frankfurt (with Béranger Laymond, duo), Germany
    Second Hands, gallery binôme, Paris, France
    Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
    Circulation(s), festival of young european photography, 104, Paris, France
    À Dessein, gallery binôme, Paris, France
    Alptraum, RAE space for contemporary art, Berlin

  • 2015

    Fotografia Contemporanea dall’Europa nord-occidentale, Fondazione Fotografia di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Interdisciplinary, Galeri/MIZ, Istanbul, Turkey
    Reframe Memory, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
    RAY 2015, OFFM public art panels, Frankfurt, Germany
    Alptraum (Nightmare),Visual Voice Gallery, Montreal, Canada
    Amigdala, Tart gallery, Zürich, CH

  • 2014

    Nouvelles Aquisitions, Artothèque de Pessac, France
    FdJT, curated by Roos Gortzak, Offenbach, Germany
    Even my mom can make a book 4#, Project Room, Berlin
    Les dérivés de la photographie, Artothèque de Pessac/Frac Aquitaine, France

  • 2013

    House of Vetti, gallery Koenig and Clinton, New York City, NY
    All Hands Manöver, Kunstverein Speyer, Speyer, Germany
    Ausgezeichnet, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Eschborn, Germany

  • 2012

    Cartes Postales d´Artistes, Goethe Institut Lyon, France
    Rethinking Reality, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
    Spieglein, Spieglein, collaboration HfG OF / Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
    ein Durchgang, RAY Fotografieprojekte Rhein Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Traces to find-Things to explore, FAK, Münster (with Magalie Levebvre, duo), Germany
    Überqualifiziertes Material, Zeitraum Exit, Mannheim, Germany
    L’espace de l’autre, Centre d’art et photographie de Lectoure, France
    on-off-on, Naspa, Wiesbaden, Germany

  • 2011

    Nouvelles Aquisitions 2011, Arthothèque de Pessac, France
    Déballées, Gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
    Cést le bon, 18:52, Offenbach, Germany

  • 2010

    Tête à Tête, HfG Satellit, Berlin
    COOP 1, ehemalige Diamentenbörse, Frankfurt, Germany
    Even my mom can make a book, Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul, Turkey
    Fresco Mundo, Forgotten Bar, Berlin

Public Collections

  • Sammlung SCHUFA, Wiesbaden
    George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
    Fondazione Fotografia Modena, I
    Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt
    DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt
    Arthothèque de Pessac, F
    Arthothèque de Pau, F
    Arthothèque du Limousin, F