JAKOB URBAN
 

*1997 in Brussels, Belgium; lives and works between Berlin and Brussels

is a multidisciplinary artist whose work is rooted in conceptual and research-based practices. His projects develop as a response both to the site and context they are exhibited in as well as current socio-political issues that shape our societal structures. For this he uses varying communication strategies that position themselves as signs, signifiers and display structures; adding, subtracting and layering meaning as a way of producing art as a sensory experience, playfully queering form, material, narrative(s) and (historical) references. The work often unfolds spatially in the form of installations and performances using found objects, built structures, printed matter, video and sculptural elements.

He has worked in projects at a.o. Stiftung Kalk Gestalten, KUNSTRAUM Potsdamer Straße, ortstermin Moabit, ABRACADABRA Institute, Akademie der Künste Berlin, artspring Festival, Kunstquartier Bethanien, MALL ANDERS, roam space, 48H Neukölln, Sound Thought Glasgow, Kulturfabrik Moabit, Kulturwerk Berlin, Centre Culturel du Crous de Paris, Post Post Cultural.

For more information and a full portfolio enquire via:
jakob.urban@hotmail.com

 

NEWS
 

Currently

Forthcoming

at least in part (my mother's arms, my father's living room wall and...)
site-specific installation at DekoRolf
16.10. - 04.11.2022
KalkKunst17, Stiftung Kalk Gestalten
Cologne, Germany

 

things being friends
group exhibition curated by
Amanda Elena Conrad, Hannah Gieseler, Johanna Kintner, Nora Mertes
19.11. - 09.12.2022
Gebäude 501, Flughafen Tempelhof
Berlin, Germany