The artistic work of Jan Berger (*1993) deals with the ludic formation of cultural mythologies and the production of subjectivity in online spaces. He is the founder and attending curator of the Mythical Institution, a Minecraft project space and art school. As StJennifer, he produces music and streams live gameplay from video games.
Jan Berger received his Master of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College in London and his Bachelor from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Jan has shown work at 35C3 at the Exhibition Grounds in Leipzig, basis Frankfurt, Saatchi Gallery and he performed at the Museum of Modern Art (MMK2) and the Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Frankfurt. He was commissioned to create a digital opening concept and Minecraft world for Simon Denny’s exhibition ‘Mine’ at K21, Düsseldorf.
From January to March 2022, Jan Berger is a resident artist in the programme Zu Gast bei Urbane Künste Ruhr in Dortmund.