Academia Goes Burlesque:
on the Queer Impact of the, Popular and Sexual Culture, Berlin May 15-16, 2024

Julia Gaes

Gaes is a photographer living in Hamburg. In "Wigs&Gloves" she works with drag, burlesque, queerlesque, variety, cabaret, circus, belly dance and acrobatics - artists who work with performances in a diversity of gender. Her work has been presented in renowned exhibitions, including the Museum Schloss Herrenhausen in Hannover, the Kolga Festival in Georgia, the Triennial of Photography in Hamburg, Unseen Amsterdam and the Darmstadt Days of Photography. Julia is a member of the Futures Photography Network, a network of emerging artists in the field of photography, after being nominated by the Triennial of Photography of the Deichtorhallen Hamburg. She completed her studies in photography with a Bachelor of Arts under Prof. Axel Grünewald and Prof. Dr phil. Kirsten Wagner at the FH Bielefeld and with a Master of Arts under Prof. Linn Schröder & Dr Melanie Haller at the HAW Hamburg.