Julien Comer-Kleine is an artist working and living in Naarm, Melbourne. He graduated from Fine Art (Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2020 after completing his undergraduate there. He primarily creates sound sculptures and installations but has worked as a choreographer/dancer previously. He currently works at the Victorian College of the Arts, along with maintaining a homebuilt foundry and workshop with other emerging artists.


2020 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts
2017-19 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture and Spatial Practice), Victorian College of the Arts

Selected Exhibitions

2024   Ionised   HAIR ARI  [Solo Exhibition]
2024   Radio as Social Sculpture   Neptune x Cashmere Radio (Berlin)
2023   An Elemental Exchange   TCB  [Solo Exhibition]
2023   Making The Invisible Visible   Fiona Sidney Myer Gallery
2023   Menagerie   Asbestos
2023   It’s Not You, It’s Me   Fiona Sidney Myer Gallery
2023   Tech Support   TCB
2022   Zombie!   C A V E S   
2022   Flowing Between States   Woven Projects   [Solo Exhibition]
2022   Shifting Forces   C A V E S 
Lorne Small Sculpture Exhibition   Lorne Sculpture Biennale
2021   Macquarie Emerging Artist Prize    Macquarie Group Collection
2021   Fresh!   Craft Victoria
2021   Scene/Unseen.  George Paton Gallery
2020  Victorian College of the Arts Graduate Exhibition   VCA
2020   A Proposal   Online Exhibition
2020   Scape Gallery Collection   Magnet Studios
2019   Victorian College of the Arts Graduate Exhibition   VCA
2019   FIX 004   Kings Artist-Run
2019   Paper Mill   Abandoned Paper Mill
2019   S/cens/us   VCA Artspace
2018   PROUD   VCA Artspace
2018   Afterthoughts   VCA Artspace
2018   Cause and Effect   Transit Studios
2017   I’d like to call it   VCA Artspace

Awards & Achievements

2024   Received Emerging Artist Grant Ian Potter Cultural Trust
2023   Reviewed in Un Magazine Un Projects 2023  
2023   Published essay written by Katie Paine on work exhibited in Making the Invisible Visible   
2021   Video Work Field Vibration Network acquired by Macquarie Group Collection
2020   Reviewed in Memo Reviews Mass Memo 2020
2019   Daniel Dorall Art Award