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Dirk Jan Jager

*1965, Heiloo

Lives and works in Amsterdam

 

education

1977 - 1984 VWO, Rijksscholengemeenschap Noord-Kennemerland, Alkmaar

1984 - 1988 Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten / Amsterdam University of the Arts

1994 - 1995 Ateliers Arnhem, postgraduate program

2012 - 2015 Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten / Amsterdam University of the Arts /  Master of Education in Arts

                   

Bio

*1965 Heiloo

1984 moves to Amsterdam

1984 - 1988 Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten / Amsterdam University of the Arts / faculty visual arts

1989 trip to Indonesia

1988 - 1990 vervangende dienstplicht / social duty instead of the military, Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten / Amsterdam University of the Arts, faculty theatre / Mime opleiding

1991 solo exhibition 'Front' in W139, Amsterdam

1991 - 1992 - 1993 art teacher and counselor children's summercamp Killooleet, Hancock VT, USA

1994 - 1995 Ateliers Arnhem, postgraduate program 

1996 birth of son Luke Jager

1999 birth of son Jesse Jager

1999 curator of group show 'Tough Mothers' murals in Hotel Winston, Amsterdam

2000 - present director and curator of outLINE foundation

2002 birth of daughter Noa Jager

2003 curator of group exhibition 'De Inrichting' in Willibrord, GGZ Noord-Holland Noord in Heiloo

2004 - 2014 board member of artist's society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2009 first performance in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2010 founder and initiator of Basis for Live Art (Bla) together with Rose Akras

2010 - present curator of Forum for Live Art Amsterdam (FLAM) together with Rose Akras

2012 - 2015 Master of Art in Education

2014 performance in Guangzhou, China

2014 performance 'The greedy eye and the hungry mind' in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2015 DJ Jager 50, performance and exhibition 'Run write shake' in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2016 Exhibition and book 'The Complete Sheet' in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2019 Exhibition and film 'Relational Works' ArtSpace, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam

2019 - present curator and coordinator ArtSpace, artist's society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2020 Exhibition 'We mogen weer' in ArtSpace, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

 

 

performances

2009 WAX LATEX MUD, Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

2010 WAX LATEX MUD, Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2010 WAX LATEX MUD, São Paulo (Brazil) Galeria Vermelho

2010 SUGAR SICKNESS, Amsterdam, De Oude Kerk

2011 REVOKING THE GIFT, Amsterdam, outLINE gallery

2011 LEVIATHAN, São Paulo (Brazil) Galeria Vermelho

2011 LEVIATHAN, Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2011 LEVIATHAN, Amsterdam, De Oude Kerk

2012 POSSESSION, Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2013 PHAGOCYTOSIS, Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Anita

2014 RUN WRITE SHAKE, Guangzhou, China

2014 YOU ME HE AND THE OTHER, Guangzhou, China

2014 THREE SCENES, Amsterdam, NDSM werf

2014 THE GREEDY EYE AND THE HUNGRY MIND, Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2014 TEMPORAL AFFAIRS, São Paulo (Brazil) Galeria Vermelho

2014 TEMPORAL AFFAIRS / ARTI 175 Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2015 RUN WRITE SHAKE, Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae

2015 RUN WRITE SHAKE, Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Meer  

 

 

solo

2016 RUN WRITE SHAKE, Arti Gallery, Amsterdam
2015 The Complete Sheet, Arti Gallery, Amsterdam
2014 Balare la Sabbia, NDSM-werf, Amsterdam
         The Greedy Eye and the Hungry Mind, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2013 Three Scenes and a Short Commentary, NDSM-werf, Amsterdam
         Marat Bubbles, outLINE Gallery, Amsterdam
2011 Revoking the Gift, outLINE Gallery, Amsterdam

group

2016 Daglicht, Nieuw en Meer, Amsterdam
2014 VERBO, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo
         Temporal affairs, NDSM Werf, Amsterdam
         175 jaar, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2013 Guangzhou Live, YouYou Contemporary Art Centre, Guangzhou
         Interactive content workshop, Dansmakers, Amsterdam
2012 Phagocytosis, De Nieuwe Anita, Amsterdam (met Btissame Amadour)
         VERBO, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo
         Forum of Live Art FLAM, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2011 Museumnacht, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
         Forum of Live Art FLAM, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2010 VERBO, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo
         Museumnacht, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
         Forum of Live Art FLAM, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2009 MIP2, International Performance Manifestation, CEIA, Belo Horizonte