Julian Charriere is active/lives in Germany, Switzerland. Julian Charriere is known for social, environmental themed photographs and sculpture.
Biography Julian Charriere
This Switzerland-born, Berlin-based artist explores the relationship between the artificial and natural worlds. He first broke through with the 2012 work Some Pigeons Are More Equal than Others, created with Julius von Bismarck for the Venice Architecture Biennale, a device that attracted pigeons, then spray-painted them in colorful hues.
Since then, Charrière has developed a reputation for tackling big themes, global warming among them. In 2013, he embarked on an expedition to scale an iceberg in the midst of the Arctic Ocean. The resulting photographs capture his silhouette at the top, where he spent eight hours melting the ice with a gas blow torch. In other projects, he’s conquered themes from nuclear testing to the
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