Jan Vormann

A founding member of the T10 Studios in Berlin, Jan Vormann is an artist, researcher and lecturer. He studied Visual Arts at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee, Germany, as well as Monumental Arts at the Stieglitz Academy of Fine Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia. Vormann has lectured New Media / Interaction Design (IXD) at BTK University’s New Media / IXD Department in Berlin and has given numerous workshops and talks at institutions including the Parsons School of Design in Paris, the ARCAM Amsterdam Institute for Architecture and the Kunsthochschule Burg Giebichenstein, Halle. In addition to interventions in public spaces around the world, Vormann has presented his work at international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale of Art (2011) and Architecture (2018), the Ars Electronica in Linz (2010), the Nuits Blanches in Paris (2014), and the Humboldt Forum / Altes Museum, Berlin (2009; full list below). Vormann’s projects have been featured in global media outlets such as Le Monde, The New York Times Mag, Deutsche Welle and Financial Times Deutschland.

Academic Teaching Positions
2013 – 2017 Lecturer at New Media / IXD Department, BTK Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule Courses:
2016 Publication (Master) Archive and Presentation of IXD-Department
2013–2017 Creative Physics 1 (Bachelor) – Introduction to Mechanics
Creative Physics 2 (Bachelor) – Rapid Prototyping;
Arduino and CPU-based installation
2013–2015 Creative Coding 1 (Bachelor) – Introduction to Processing
2014 Tangible Interaction Research (Master) – Tactile Interfaces and Responsive Spaces
Selected Conferences, Talks
2015 About Transitory Art – T.R.I.B.E., Artos Foundation, CYP
2014 Transitory Projects in Transitory Places–Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana, SL
2014 PechaKucha Wall edition – Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
2011 The Art of Games – Venice Biennale of Art, Collateral Event, IT
2010 Gadekunstdag (Streetart Day) – Aarhus city council, DK
2009 Streetart and Art in public spaces–ARCAM Institute for Architecture, Amsterdam, NL Selected Exhibitions, Artfairs and Independent Projects

2018 Lieux Infinis French Pavillion, Venice Biennale of Architecture, IT // Le 􏰀 (solo) Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, FR // Ludicide (solo) Grimmmuseum, Berlin, DE
2017 Coup de Chauffe Cognac, FR // Dispatchwork (solo) Kunstverein Bamberg, DE
2016 Irregularites (solo) Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, FR
2015 Birmingham Weekender Birmingham, UK // Ganz Novi Festival Zagreb, HRV // La Toma Caracas, VEN // DOMA Art Festival Sofia, BGR
2014 Nuits Blanches City of Paris, FR // About Blank Galerie Lehmann, Berlin // With Eyes Wide Blinking / It’s about time Kindl Brauerei Berlin, DE
2013 Hidden Heroes Vitra Design Museum, Weil, DE // Sonica Festival for transitory art MoTAa Point, Ljubljana, SL // Paperjam 2 Paris FR, Zurich, Geneva CH, Weimar DE, Bangkok THA
2012 Miss Read Edition Dasein; ABC artfair, Berlin, DE // Eckenfest Görlitz, DE
// Kanalarbeiten Potsdam, DE // Very Fun Park Fubon Art Found., Taipei, TWN
2011 _35 Galerie Sassa Trülzsch, Berlin, DE // Cityleaks DQE, Köln, DE // Swab artfair Barcelona, ESP // Skulpturen am Rheinkilometer 529 Bingen, DE // NEOLUDICA. Art Is A Game Venice Biennale of Art, collateral event, Venice, IT
2010 Volta NY New York, USA // Ars Electronica Linz, AUT // Festival de la cité Lausanne, CH // Imaginez Maintenant Toulouse, FR
2009 Anders zur Welt kommen. Das Humboldt Forum im Schloß Altes Museum Berlin, DE
// Dispatchwork ARCAM Institute of Architecture Amsterdam, NL
2008 Rochav/Orech (length/width) Darom Gallery, Tel Aviv, ISR // Young Moscow international Biennale Art Strelka Complex, Moscow, RU
2007 Moje, Twoje Miasto (My, Your city) Bookart Museum, Lodz, PL // „I ́m longing and I don ́t know what….” IRANAO Iranian Artist Organization, Teheran, IRN // Venti Eventi Bocchignano, Rome, IT /
2006 Babylonian Dream – Anna Ahmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, RU
Plastic construction pieces are used to repair and fill holes in broken walls. Thanks to the generous support of numerous foundations, organisations and privates a worldwide network of participation has since been created.


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