Jean-Luc Caspers (*1997) is a German artist and curator from Trier, Germany. He is mainly working with photographic processes and film photography has played a major role in his life. His work is characterized by a conceptual approach and a rethinking of the photographic media in a three dimensional way. He is one of the co-founders of the artist collective „Pint Magazine“ and is a founding member of the PULPXIX Kunstgemeinschaft e.V. Jean-Luc has been assistant to artists like Sebastian Böhm at the European Academy of Fine Arts in Trier for 5 years.
Born 1997 in Trier, Germany.
2015-2019 assistant, European Academy of Fine Arts, Trier.
2016 Abitur, Friedrich-Spee-Gymnasium, Trier.
2016-2019 studies in mathematics, University Trier.
Since 2019 studies in art history, University Trier.
2020 winner of the I AM KUNSTPREIS 2021.
2021 Behind the Art, KM9, Trier, Germany
Selection of Group Exhibitions
2022 Odyssee Heimat, Kulturspektrum, Trier, Germany
2022 Sustainable Aesthetics, Gropius-Zimmer-Pavillon, Trier, Germany
2021 Art of the Break, Stadtbücherei, Trier, Germany
2020 I AM KUNSTPREIS — Nominees, KM9, Trier, Germany
Curated Exhibitions or part of the curatorial team (Selection)
2023 IDIDENTITIES. Portraying the Intangible, Kunsthalle Trier, Germany (curatorial team)
2022 Timeless Dreaming, Andreas Jorns and Tom Klein, KM9, Trier, Germany (Curator)
2022 Sustainable Aesthetics, Gropius-Zimmer-Pavillon, Trier, Germany (Curator)
2022 Blick eines Fremden, Hong Kong — Tokyo, KM9, Trier, Germany (Curator)
2022 Bezüge zum Meer, KM9, Trier, Germany (Curator)
Memberships and Functions (Selection)
Since 2022 VG-Bildkunst
Since 2022 Curatorial Direction PULPXIX Kunstgemeinschaft e.V.
2022 Member of KM9 — Dein Kunstraum Kollektiv
Since 2021 Freelance Curator and Photographer
2021 Founding Member of PULPXIX Kunstgemeinschaft e.V.
2021 NEGMASTER Talents
2020 Jury Member of Fotowettbewerb „Mein Campus – Meine Universität“, Universität Trier
Selection of Publications (Artwork, Texts, Photography, Podcasts, Video)
2023 Who Cares, Kris Martin, König Galerie and Kunsthalle Trier, Catalogue (Photography)
2022 „With Illusion on High Sea“, Transatlantic, Tom Klein, coffee table book (Text)
2022 Reise durch eine Traumwelt, Lucid Dreams, Andreas Jorns (Text)
2022 Israelische Künstler:innen in Deutschland, Kunsthalle Trier, Catalogue (Photography)
2021 Der erste Eindruck, Kwerfeldein (Video)
2021 Behind the Art, Self Published Catalogue (Artwork)
2020 On Photography, André Duhme (Podcast)