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Julia Runge was born in Berlin in 1990 , lived and worked from 2010 to 2012 in Namibia , Africa. She completed her degree in photography in 2015 with the photography project „Basterland“ at the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin. In her photographic work, Julia Runge primarily deals with social commitment and social structures as well as cultural topics in Africa. She uses her natural and empathetic pictorial language to open an artistic insight into the subject. Julia currently lives and works in Berlin.


2014      Entrepreneur 4.0 AwardGrowing Hope, Igersheim, DE

2015      Art @ SAP, Growing Hope, SAP Walldorf, DE

2015      OHO Abschlussaustellung OstkreuzschuleBasterland, HO Berlin, DE

2016      Hellerau PortraitsBasterland, Dresden Hellerau, DE

2016      Basterland & POPCAP ’16 at Nuit des Images,  Lausanne, CH

2016     Basterland at the Panacée – Centre for Contemporary Art, Montpellier, FRA

2016      Basterland at Photobastei Zürich, Zurich, CH

2016      Basterland at  the 21th Voies Off Festival, Arles, FRA

2016      Basterland  at Image Afrique in BaselCH

2016      Basterland at Tan Gallery, 798 Art District Beijing, China

2016      Basterland at LagosPhoto Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

2016      Basterland at Uganda Press Photo Award, Kampala, Uganda



2014      Winner Audience Prize Entrepreneur 4.0 Photography Award 2014, Growing Hope

2014      2nd Place Entrepreneur 4.0 Photography Award – Category „Young Talents“, Growing Hope

2016      4th Place PhotoVisions Förderpreis, Basterland

2016      Winner POPCAP ’16, the piclet.org Prize for Contemporary African Photography, Basterland

2016      Preisträgerin Deutscher Jugendfotopreis 2016, Kategorie D