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Born in 1985, Frankfurt, Germany


  • 2022
    • ArcoMadrid (group show), Galería Leyendecker
    • Durchblick, Lilly Lulay y Susa Templin, DZ Bank Kunststiftung, Frankfurt.
    • Sasarota, «Metadata; Rethinking Photography from 21st Century.»
    • Curator Christopher Jones (group show). The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • 2021
    • Art Miami (group show), Sous les Etoiles gallery, Miami
    • “ANALOG TOTAL. Fotografie Heute” (group show), GRASSI Museum for Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
    • Biennales de lÍmage Tangible, Oblique Nuage, Paris (group show)
    • Feria de Arte Contemporáneo Estampa, Octubre, Madrid. Galería Leyendecker
    • “Feature Extraction – Photography as Raw Data”, Galerie Klüser and Klüser 2
    • “Artifact from the Age Of Acceleration”, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
    • “Digital Panopticon”, Art au Centre, Liege, Belgium
    • Arco Madrid, Galería Leyendecker, Madrid
    • “Group Show”, Feria de Arte Contemporáneo ESTAMPA, Madrid con Galería Leyendecker
  • 2020
    • Budapest Fotofestival, Austrian Kultural Forum, Budapest, Hungary
    • New Formations, Catherine Edelman, Chicago, USA 
    • Arco Madrid, Leyendecker, Madrid, Spain
    • “Solitary Confinement”, online exhibition curated by Philippe Braem
    • “Variantes Asimétricas”, Fundación Mapfre Guanarteme, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias
    • “Gallery Weekend Berlin 2020”, Gallery Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
    • “Lilly Lulay”, Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias
    • “Biennale de L’Image Tangible”, Oblique Nuage, Paris, France
    • “Metadata”, The Ringling Museum, Florida, USA
  • 2019
    • Cut out Worlds, An Investigation on Photographic Infrastructures, Die Ecke, Santiago, Chile (solo)
    • Foam Talents, Amsterdam NL / London UK / Frankfurt G / New York USA
    • Nullpunkt der Orientierung, DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
    • Alptraum, La estacion gallery, Chihuahua, Mexico
    • Cut out Worlds, Die Ecke, Santiago, Chile (solo)
    • Wie wohnen die Leute? Ernst May, Historisches Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
    • A New Vision of Debris, Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    • Delirious Cities, Aperture, New York, USA
    • Ballarat Foto Biennale, Ballarat, Australia
    • Paris Photo, Kuckei + Kuckei, Paris, France.
  • 2018
    • Accept Terms and Conditions, Kuckei+ Kuckei, Berlin (solo)
    • Olympus Recommended, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
    • Olympus Recommended, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
    • Open House, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff fellowship finalists, Alte Münze Berlin
    • L’Artothèque et le FRAC au Musée, Guéret
      Art Brussels, Kuckei+ Kuckei, Brussels
      Videoformes 2018, Maison de la Culture, Clermont-Ferrand
      Fragments of Belief, Kuckei+ Kuckei, Berlin
    • Out of Office II, Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen
  • 2017
    • Studio Visit, Die Ecke Haus residency, Santiago de Chile (solo)
    • Art Miami, Kuckei+Kuckei, Miami
      basis.aperçu, Goethe Institut, Paris
    • COLLAGE I – Methode, Fotogalerie, Wien Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens
    • Out of Office, MKK Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
    • La photographie contemporaine allemande, Goethe Institut, Bordeaux
    • Triple Chance, korrekt, Frankfurt
    • Even my mum can make a book #6, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam
    • Arco, gallery Kuckei+Kuckei, Madrid
    • Belong anywhere, Acud, Berlin
    • Plat(t)form 2017, Fotomuseum Winterthur.
  • 2016
    • On Traces and Tides, IEPA#1, Basis, Frankfurt (solo)
    • Delving into visual strata, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin (solo)
    • Recomposing the city, galerie du Second jeudi, Bayonne (solo)
    • Upload Yourself, Warte für Kunst, Kassel (solo)
    • Collect, Structure & Map, Basis project space, Frankfurt (solo)
    • A Matter of Memory, George Eastman Museum, Rochester NY
    • Second Hands, gallery binôme, Paris
    • Persistance, la MIX, Mourenx
      Circulation(s), Festival of Young European
    • Photography, 104, Paris
    • À Dessein, gallery binôme, Paris
  • 2015
    • Fotografia Contemporanea dall’Europa nord-occidentale, Fondazione
      Fotografia Modena
    • Interdisciplinary, Galeri/MIZ, Istanbul
    • Reframe Memory, Benaki Museum, Athens
    • RAY 2015, OFFM public art panels, Frankfurt
    • Alptraum (Nightmare),Visual Voice Gallery, Montreal
    • Amigdala, Tart gallery, Zürich
  • 2014
    • Indistance, gallery Kuckei & Kuckei, Berlin (solo)
    • Nouvelles Aquisitions, Artothèque de Pessac
    • FdJT, curated by Roos Gortzak, Offenbach
      Unseen Amsterdam,
    • gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Amsterdam
    • Even my mom can make a book 4#, Project Room, Berlin
    • Les dérivés de la photographie, Artothèque de Pessac/Frac Aquitaine
  • 2013
    • Lichtbilder, Stiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim (solo)
    • Morceaux Choisis, gallery Ilka Bree, Bordeaux (solo)
    • House of Vetti, gallery Koenig and Clinton, New York
    • Paris Photo, gallery Kuckei + Kuckei, Paris


  • 2021 Residency en Casa Planas, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • 2020 Artist in Residency, Serie “De/compossed Narratives”, Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain
  • 2019 working grant Stiftung Kunstfonds
  • 2018 – 2019 Foam Talents Programme
  • 2017 – 2018 Olympus recommended scholarship, in collaboration with Foam Amsterdam/ Deichtorhallen Hamburg / FFF Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
  • 2016 IEPA residency, Hendaye
  • 2015 catalogue grant, Kulturamt Frankfurt
    Galeri/MIZ residency, Istanbul
  • 2014 Pix Virginia shortlist, Paris
  • 2013 scholarship Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt


  • George Eastman Museum, USA
  • Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy
  • Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Germany
  • Art Collection DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Art Collection DZ Privatbank, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Schufa Art Collection, Germany
  • Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Germany
  • Artothèque de Pessac, France



  • Artist Talk: Lilly Lulay, Susa Templin and Christoph Schütte, Kunststiftung DZ Bank Frankfurt

  • Artist Talk: Digitalität und Raum, Katarína Dubovská, Lilly Lulay and Christina Leber, Guardini Stiftung, Berlín

  • Lecture: News from The Archive, Next Festival, Cologne


  • “Features Extractions, Photography as Raw Data” Exhibition and Artist talk. Kuckei + Kuckei


  • Conversation: Strategies to investigate the Medium, How can we deconstruct the photographic process in order to reflect on that which is constructed? Foam Talents: Lilly Lulay and Gregory Eddi Jones and Marcel Feil (artistic director Foam) Autograph, London
  • Artist talk: The Smartphone as a Regulatory Framework of Our Social Interactions, Ballarat Photo Biennale, Australia
  • Conversation: Strategies to investigate the Medium, Foam Talents: Lilly Lulay, Jaya Pelupessy, Gregory Eddi Jones and Marcel Feil (artistic director Foam) Red Hook Labs, New York
  • Lecture: Konstruierte Realitäten, Fotografie als Rohmaterial (Constructed Realities, Photography as Raw Material), Fotografie Forum Frankfurt


  • Artist talk with Marc Barbey in Accept Terms and Conditions, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
  • Panel discussion, How to Develop Your Photography Practice with Marcel Feil (artistic director Foam) and Lilly Lulay, Nadja Bournonville, Thomas Albdorf, Foam Amsterdam


  • Lecture: Enfoques Fotográficos (Photographic Ways of Seeing) Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile Artist talk with Claudia Aravena in Studio Visit, Dieecke Haus residency, Santiago
  • Lecture: HfG Alumnis on their photographic practice, HfG Offenbach 2016 Lecture: IEPA residency, Hendaye


  • 2021
    • “Dissecting The Visible”, Ed. Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin / Design Koch una braun. Text: Dr. Christina Leber, Head of Art Collection DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main, (EN/DE) Interview: Christopher Jones, Curator of Photography and Media Art at Ringling Museum, Sarasota, USA, (EN/DE). Supported by NEUSTART KULTUR und STIFTUNG KUNSTFONDS/120 pages / 29 x 23,5 cm / Kuckei + Kuckei, 2021 / ISBN 978-3-00-069492-9
  • 2019
    • Tate: The Photography Ideas Book, Lorna Yabsley, Illex Press, ISBN 9781781577516
    • XL Photography 6, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Kehrer, ISBN 978-3-86828-910-7
    • Foam Talents Magazine, EAN 8710966455234-00052
  • 2018
    • Collage, Fotogalerie Wien, ISBN: 978-3-902725-44-8 recommended, Deichtorhallen, Foam, FFF, Olympus Germany
    • Farbraumwelten Schufa Kunstsammlung, ISBN: 978-3-00-058906-5
  • 2017
    • Out of Office, MKK Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, ISBN: 978-3-939855-51-4
    • On Traces and Tides, Lilly Lulay, Basis FFM/Nekatoenea residency ISBN: 978-3-9812487-4-6
  • 2016
    • 2016 A Matter of Memory, George Eastmann Museum, Rochester NY, ISBN: 9780935398182
    • Mindscapes, Lilly Lulay, Revolver publishing, Berlin,
      ISBN 978-3-95763-346-0
    • Circulation(s), festival of young european photography, Bec en l‘ air, Paris, ISBN 978-2-36744-092-7
  • 2015
    • Contemporary Photography from North-Western Europe, Fondazione Fotografia di Modena