Nelson Jamal

b 1981 Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Art for me is more than decoration. Art is the result of creative energy, opening its creator, as well as the viewer, to new visionary worlds.

Inside this world, my thoughts are free and the space for ideas is infinite. Who I am and who I strive to be, is in my hand alone. Whether painting, sketching, animating movies or designing stage sets – the ways and possibilities to express my ideas are as versatile as the perspectives I want to share.

 

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Vita

Education 
  • 2006-2013 Student at Weißensee Art Academy Berlin, Graduated with a Diploma Degree in Stage- and Costume designer
  • 2001-2004 Professional training at the furniture carpenter workshop Wagner & Wagner in Berlin-Zehlendorf, graduated as certified furniture carpenter
  • Solo Exhibitions
  • 2018 "From Drawing to Moving Image" at the Museum Lichtenberg, Berlin
  • Group Exhibitions
  • 2018 "42 Contemporary Artists and Collection", Enter Art Foundation, Berlin
  • 2018 "Enter Art Foundation" at Epicenter, Stockholm
  • 2017 Symposium "40 Years Residential City Marzahn", Berlin
  • 2017 Art Festival "Acht Tage Marzahn", Berlin
  • 2012 “The Health Center Lichtenberg”, Berlin
Art in Public Buildings 
  • 2014 Shortlist in the competition for the realization of an artistic design of a fire protection wall. Sponsored by the „Frankonia Eurobau VerSAM Stadtpalais Behrenstraße GmbH“, for the „Bayerische Landesvertretung“, in Berlin- Mitte
  • 2012 Façade mural on the gable of an residential building on the Frankfurter Allee, in collaboration with “Atelier Christian Awe”, commissioned from the housing association “HOWOGE”, in Berlin-Lichtenberg.
  • 2010 – 2011 “Aerosol City“- large format façade mural at Weißensee Art Academy Berlin
  • 2009 “The King of the Concrete Jungle“- large format façade mural at the youth center “LINSE”, in Berlin-Lichtenberg
  • 2008 “Lost in a Black Galaxy“ - large format façade mural at “Youth Center- OCB”, in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen
  • 2008  “Poetry out of the Spray Can” - façade mural, for the artistic new design of the former department store at Anton-Saefkow-Platz, in the framework of the “International Poetry Festival Berlin”, in Berlin- Hohenschönhausen
  • 2007 Façade design of an apartment building in the residential neighborhood Ecksteinweg, commissioned by the housing association “Stadt und Land“, in Berlin-Schöneweide
  • 2006 Façade design of the Youth-Freetime-Park in Hasenheide, commissioned from the district office Berlin-Neukölln
  • 2006 Façade design of an apartment building in the residential area Löwenberger Straße commissioned by the “private owner's association”, in Berlin-Lichtenberg
  • 2001 Façade design of the S-Bahnbögen at Hackeschen Markt, commissioned by the “Deutschen Bahn Immobilien Gesellschaft”, in Berlin-Mitte

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