A question about space and time was enough for Jon Jacobsen (29) to create own universe by the age of fifteen. Self-taught, his work contains graphic, narrative images utilizing symbolism and the surreal through a mix of photography, digital art, illustration and filmmaking.
With two solo shows and several participations in exhibitions and Fashion Film Festivals, he has directed projects for London and New York Fashion Week, music campaigns and fashion editorials; and has been acknowledged by magazines around the world for his approach to the human body as a connector between the real and fantasy.
He was part of the show “Contemporary Young Artists” at the Visual Arts Museum (MAVI) in Chile, and was chosen to debut his work at the first edition of PLAY at PULSE Contemporary in Miami, during Art Basel Week.
Recently, he was an artist-in-residence at SHOWstudio (UK) receiving mentorship from its founder and director Nick Knight, and sponsor support by the British Council.
More info: http://jon-jacobsen.com/about
2019 – "Jon Jacobsen – Short Films". Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival. Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 - “Ekeko” - Etage Projects. Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival. Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 - “Animita” - International Fashion Showcase. Somerset House. London, UK.
2016 - “Body As…” - PLAY / PULSE Contemporary Art Fair. Miami, USA
2016 - ‘Ekeko’ – Solo show – SAIFFF 2016, Fundación Cultural de Providencia. Santiago de Chile
2016 - "Proyecciones Actuales" - MAC Valdivia. Valdivia, Chile
2016 - SHOWstudio Fashion Film Awards - Regent Street Cinema, London. UK
2015 - “GIF-GIF-GAF” - Electromuseum Gallery. Moscow, Russia
2015 - 12th Biennial of New Media Art - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Santiago, Chile
2015 - Ch.ACO Art Fair- Estación Mapocho. Santiago, Chile.
2015 - “Monsieur L'ordinateur”- Quartier Général, Centre d'art Contemporain. La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
2015 - “Arte Joven Contemporáneo” - Museo de Artes Visuales (MAVI). Santiago, Chile.
2014 - ”I’m your body - EMAIL (Experiences of Media Art in Latin America)” - Le Cloitre De Billeterie - Rue Des Archives. Paris, France.
2014 - “MAPAS” - Solo show - Sientoxciento Arte Contemporáneo. Santiago, Chile.
2013 - “The solitary body: Self-portraiture in contemporary photography”. MACT/CACT Arte Contemporanea Ticino - Switzerland
2013 - “La voz del Puerto” - 5ta Bienal de Diseño. Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho - Santiago, Chile
2012 - Vanguardia Mistral. Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (Centro GAM) - Santiago, Chile
2011 - RebelARTE . Stuart Gallery - Santiago, Chile
2010 - Por Chile. Hotel W - Santiago, Chile
2009 - Hombre. Museo Nacional Vicuña Mackenna - Santiago, Chile
2008 - Amarillo Kaf’ak. Maremagnum - Barcelona, España
2008 - Amarillo Kaf’ak. Sala Ecus - Barcelona, España
2006 - Expoblogs - National Library of Santiago, Chile.