Jan Brauer works across various media, employing techniques such as drawings, collages and frottages. His oeuvre is often described as a dicomposition process which ties situations and figures together again in layers through a unique graphical universe. Using diverse materials and techniques that conveys a contemporary visual language, Jan Brauer's work explores the subconscious – the unspoken drama in the seemingly ordinary.
Born in Leipzig, Germany, Jan Brauer studied design at the Burg Giebichenstein university of art and design in Halle, Saale, Germany (2000 - 2006). He worked as designer and artist in Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway (2006 -2013) before he moved to Graz, Austria where he lives today and runs his own design studio sort.
Graz, Austria, 2019
SOLO EXHIBITIONS2011 Eg, Provrum, Bergen, NO2006 Greed for Quiet, Halle/ Saale, DEU
GROUP EXHIBITIONS2019 Ovohotels/ VZOW Art, Hongkong, CHN2019 Lendwirbel, Graz, AU2018 Creative debuts, Black&White Building, London, UK2016 Lendwirbel, Graz, AU2012 Lys i gamle hus, Dale i Sunnfjord, NO2011 Wald, Vevringutstillinga, Vevring, NO
2010 Bravo, Mzin, Leipzig, DEU
2007 Emergence, Transplant, Dale i Sunnfjord, NO2005 Art Toys, 100 Punkte, Halle/ Saale, DEU2004 Motthavenshow, NYC, USA
2004 Eva, Halle/ Saale, DEU
2003 Decadence, Halle/ Saale, DEU
All images and text on this website© Jan Brauer 2020