Jan Berger (1993) is a visual artist and platform designer based in London and Berlin. His practice is primarily occupied with ludic simulation, subject formation and the emergence of cultural mythologies in online spaces. He is the founder and attending curator of the Mythical Institution, a digital project space and art school. As StJennifer, he streams on twitch.tv and produces music.

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bauen wohnen denken

online role-play, discord server, website, reading group, video, full length 00:06:30

in collaboration with Nikolaus Kockel, Katharina Hantke & Nora Schön

2021-2022

participatory

The Most Infamous Elf in the History of Cyrodiil

in-game-photography, online, as part of kawaii.agency for the wrong biennale

curated by Juliusz Grabianski & Bart Seng Wen Long

2021

net art

Retrograde: an outlook

HD single channel video, full length 00:33:53, 2-channel audio, 4 birch wood cubes, framed letter, 5 framed C-prints, 3 banners, digital knit, wool, silk, iron rod, hand sewn, 3 editions of 250 postcards each, wire display

photo: Reinis Lismanis

2021

installation

Is Marie Therese Good or Bad?

26 Feb 2021 - 25 Jun 2021
an outlook, Mythical Institution
series of workshops

2021

curatorial

Simon Denny. Mine

05 Sep 2020 - 17 Jan 2021
Minecraft commission
K21, Düsseldorf

2020

digital concept

Art... is My Burning Passion

29 Aug 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
an outlook, Mythical Institution
curatorial detonation

2020

curatorial

Landesgartenschau 2020

15 May 2020 - 17 Jul 2020
an outlook, Mythical Institution
group show

2020

curatorial

Le Grand Trampolage

01 Dec 2019 - 29 Feb 2020
an outlook, Mythical Institution
group show

2019

curatorial

an outlook

Minecraft gallery space, exhibitions, events, streamed openings, member program

2019 - ongoing

participatory

The Mythical Institution

residency programme, website, discord server, social media, archive

2019 - ongoing

project space

Anastacia Reborn

performance in collaboration with Arootin Mirzakhani, poems on paper mounted on wall, dried flowers

photo: Nikolaus Kockel

2019

performance

Retail Dominatrix

html game, CGI, text

2018

video game

Never Forgetti

lecture performance, multiplatform video game, 2-channel audio, engraved marble tablet, 4 folded digital prints, soundtrack, strategy guide

photo: Theresa Büchner

2018

performance

Free Drinks

html game, permanent online exhibition

2018

video game

Good Good Evil

live stream performance, full length 00:13:28, CGI

2017

online performance

Secret of Institut

live stream performance, full length 00:10:39, CGI, essay

2016

online performance