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Curatorial work
Group exhibition: Acquired Taste
Hos Arne, Oslo
December 7, 2023 – January 7, 2024
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Podcast
Ganske Aktuelt by Kenneth Bergh
with Julius Karoubi and Jan Christensen
Moderne Media, Oslo
November 22, 2023
Link: Spotify


Group exhibition
Fra det ene til det andre
Haugar Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg
Curated by Erlend Hammer
October 7 – December 30, 2023


Interview by Sondre Sommerfelt
PLAN, Oslo
September 22, 2203


Podcast
Kunstpodden by Cecilie Tyri Holt
Recorded at Kunstbokmessen B*stard/Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer
Published August, 2023
Link: Spotify


Group exhibition
HDLU/Galerija Flora, Dubrovnik
Curated by Hanan Benammar
August 17 – 25, 2023


Group exhibition
Haugar Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg
Curated by Erlend Hammer
June 10 – September 17, 2023


Group exhibition
PER KLEIVA featuring Karin Augusta Nogva, Jan Christensen, Annette Kierulf og Johan Harstad
Kunstverket Galleri, Oslo
June 1 – 25, 2023


Instagram Live
with Melinda Braathen
Galleri Golsa, Oslo
May 9, 2023


Lectures
Kollektivet DEMO, Drammen
April 19 and May 3, 2023


Curatorial work
Group exhibition: Live Fast, Paint Dragons
Kösk, Oslo
March 31 – April 23, 2023


Lecture
Einar Granum Kunstfagskole, Oslo
February 15, 2023


Lecture
Stavanger Kunstskole, Stavanger
February 14, 2023


Podcast
‘verse, Spotify
With Sophia Adampour and Emil Erlingson
December 11, 2022


NFT – An Artistic Paradigm Shift
Lecture and discussion
Ivan Galuzin and Jan Christensen (moderated by Yola Maria Tsolis)
Kunstgeist, Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen
September 22, 2022


The Silicon Sphere – Chapter 1 (Silisiumsfæren – Episode 1)
Solo exhibition
Spriten Kunsthall, Skie
March  4 – April 10, 2022


Panel talk on NFT and art
Hos Arne, Oslo
February 2, 2022


Curatorial work
Group Exhibition: Rykk tilbake til start (igjen)
December 2, 2021 – January 16, 2022
Featuring Hanan Benammar, Esther Maria Bjørneboe, Adrian Bugge, Marius Dahl, Anders Eiebakke, Jan Erichsen, Hilde Honerud, Linn Horntvedt, Matilda Höög, Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Yngve Jørgensen, Yngvar Larsen, Susanne Kathlen Mader, Elin Melberg, Christina Peel, Tonje Plur, Yngvild Rolland, Andrea Scholze, Ulla Schildt, Kristian Skylstad, Maiken Stene, Kjell Varvin and Morten Jensen Vågen
Atelie, Oslo


Group exhibition
November 26 – December 24, 2021
Kösk, Oslo


November 2021
Publication: Elektronisk Kunst i Norge
TEKS (NO)



Presentation (moderated by Yola Maria Tsolis)
November 13, 2021
Kunstgeist, Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen


Assessment work, BFA-exam, May 2021
University of Bergen (UiB), Bergen, Norway


Group exhibition, May 2021
Jeg liker ikke art du mener at jeg mener ting
(Hanan Benammar, Mattias Cantzler, Jan Christensen, Anders Eiebakke, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Andreas Hald Oxenvad and Birgitte Sigmundstad)
Sagene Senter for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
Review: Thula Kopreitan, Subjekt.no

 


Y-blokka, photo credit: Teigens Fotoatelier

2020, ongoing
A Call for Boycott as an Invisible Memorial
With Hanan Benammar, Maria Sundby and others
Norwegian Government Buildings Complex, Oslo


Public art project, October 3 2020
Båret av vinden – ført av strømmen
Otta, Sel kommune, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Viel Bjerkeset Andersen


Group exhibition, June 13 – August 30 2020
Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway

 


Teaching/workshop, April 13-18 2020
Novia University, Jakobstad, Finland


Exhibition opening talk with Susanne K. Mader
and Kjell Varvin, February 26 2020
Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway


Panel debate, February 13 2020
Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway


Teaching/lecture, January 29 2020 (with Marius Dahl)
KHIO, Oslo, Norway


Lecture/seminar, January 25 2020
Norwegian Crafts, Oslo, Norway


Lecture/seminar, January 21 2020
Kjølnesbadet, Porsgrunn


Interview
Torbjørn Tumyr Nilsen: “Maner til kunstnerboikott”
Klassekampen, Oslo
January 4, 2020

Competition, December 2019
Concept for the usage of the 1200 square meter top floor
Working title: The Beacon (in collaboration with Hanna Bo Doksrød)
BG14B by Kristin Jarmund Arkitekter, C. F. Møller Arkitekter and Rodeo Arkitekter, KLP, Oslo


TV, NRK, November 18, 2019
Folkeopplysningen: KUNST


Group exhibition, Sept. 26-Nov. 24, 2019
Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT)
‘Enough: The Architecture of Degrowth’
Arkitekturmuseet, The National Museum, Oslo
+ public access to the park at Tåsenløkka, Oslo
In collaboration with Marius Dahl


Public art project, August 2019
Akkord, Bautaen Kulturhus (with Marius Dahl)
Børsa, Skaun kommune
Curator: Jorun Kraft Mo


Public art projects (indoors and outdoors), August 2019
Du sto og tegnet med skarpe riss
Nannestad ungdomsskole, Nannestad, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Anders Smebye


Exhibition, August 2019
Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (with Andreas Wahl)
QBG, Oslo



Public art projects, August 2019
Ydalir educational complex (with Marius Dahl)
Elverum, Norway
Curator: Kristin Sæterdal



Solo-exhibition, March 2019
Local Reference Frame (The Sentinel)
NoPlace, Oslo, Norway


Solo exhibition, January-March 2019
Shapeshifters
Galeria Presenca, Porto, Portugal


Public art project
February, 2019
Transformer, Nya Lingenässkolan, Kristianstad,
Sweden (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Elisabeth Fagerstedt
Scale model


Public art project
November 2018
Mitt – ditt – alt – vårt, Kulturetaten, Oslo
kommune, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Kirsten Mørck


Group exhibition
September 7-30, 2018
Norsk minimalisme?
Blomqvist, Oslo
Curator: Erlend Hammer


Group exhibition
SUB,  opening August 17, 2018
Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
Curators: Monica Holmen and Bjørn Hatterud


Public art project
June, 2018
Stavernhallen, Stavern, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Hans Thorsen

Workshop and lectures, June 13-14, 2018
Connectorium, Tallinn, Estonia


Solo-exhibition, May 2018
An Expression of Nostalgia
QB Gallery, Oslo, Norway



Art fair, January 12-14, 2018
San Francisco, US
Prosjektrom Normanns, OCA


Group exhibition, October 28, 2017-January 13, 2018
La Mère, La Mer
The McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, US


Solo-exhibition, November-December 2017
Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
Curators: Rikke Komissar and Tor Arne Samuelsen


Group exhibition
September-December 2017
Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (MOCAK), Krakow, Poland


Group exhibition
Got It for Cheap
October 2017
Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway


Public art project (concept), September 2017
TBA, concept proposal, Otta, Sel kommune, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Viel Bjerkeset Andersen
Work in progress; digital visualization, rendering


Group exhibition, September 2017
Algeria (Extract of Perfumes),
Khartoum Contemporary, Oslo, Norway
Curator: Hanan Benammar
Photography, detail


Lecture, August 2017
Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (SKA/KHIO)
With Kristian Øverland Dahl



Public art project, August 2017
Aileron + Camber, Hjalmar Johansen vgs.,
Skien, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Siri Sandersen
Digital visualizations, renderings


Christensen, Jan. “Publikum forventer at samtidskunst
lar seg forsvare umiddelbart”, Subjekt.no, Oslo, 2017-07-10
Photo: Linda Bournane Engelberth


Public art project, May 2017
Nye Frogner skole, Sørum (with Marius Dahl)
Curator: Jingxin Geng
Installation view


Artist talk, April 2017
Wenche Gulbransen and Jan Christensen: Kjell Varvin
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Photo: Linda Bournane Engelberth



Artist talk, March 2017
Kunstsnakk #7: Jan Christensen in conversation with Sabrina van der Ley
March 21, 2017
Mellomstasjonen/Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo
Photo: Erik Jacobsen


Public art project, February 2017
7041, Trondheim kommune (with Marius Dahl)
Curators: Anne Tove Huse, Sandra Norrbin
Installation view, detail