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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Education
Goldsmiths, University of London
2019-2021
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2016-2018
University of Art and Design, Offenbach
2013-2016

Residencies
Urbane Künste Ruhr - Kunstvereine
2022

Prizes & Funding
Stiftung Kunstfonds - Work Stipend
2021
BBK - Neustart Kultur Project Grant
2021
Warden's Prize, Goldsmiths
2021
Bow Arts Graduation Prize
2021
Deutschlandstipendium
2019

Shows
“With Whom We Mutually Communicate”, Copeland Gallery, London
2022
“London Grads Now”, Saatchi Gallery, London
2021
“Die Unbekannte Stadt”, rk - Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin
2021
“kawaii.agency”, the wrong biennale nº5, online
2021
“The Digitally Mediated Body”, Panel at Futures, Melkweg, Amsterdam
2021
“Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show”, Goldsmiths UoL, London
2021
“Is Marie Therese Good or Bad?”, workshop series, Mythical Institution
2021
“Simon Denny. Mine”, Minecraft commission, K21, Düsseldorf
2020
“Art... is my Burning Passion”, an outlook, The Mythical Institution
2020
“Mortal Tears and Falling Stars”, Brockley Cemetery, London
2020
“Landesgartenschau 2020”, an outlook, The Mythical Institution
2020
“Ein Abend im opencreek hotel”, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
2020
“Showcase: Le Grand Trampolage”, Library, Goldsmiths UoL, London
2019
“Le Grand Trampolage”, an outlook, Mythical Institution
2019
“The Hmmm”, talk at NDSM Fuse, Amsterdam
2019
“35th Chaos Communication Congress”, Exhibition Grounds, Leipzig
2018
“Free Drinks”, Rietveld Pavillion, Amsterdam
2018
“Above and against: random” basis, Frankfurt
2018
“MMK Sunset x Opencreek Hotel”, Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK2), Frankfurt
2018

Press
Rhizome - The Rules of the Game, Curating Online Exhibitions (article)
2021
Gallerytalk - Mehr wirklich gute Online-Ausstellungen (article)
2020
Gallerytalk - Production Chain Ecstasy (interview)
2020
House 2 Question - A Solemn Warning (press release)
2020
Whitehot Magazine - The First Art Exhibition that Killed Me (review)
2020
Minecraft.net Official - A Grand Gallery (highlight)
2020
Passe-Avant - The Enigma of Contemporary Art (press release)
2020