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Jan Voss.

Born in 1945, Hildesheim, Germany.
Studies: Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, lives in Amsterdam.
Co-founder of "Boekie Woekie, books by artists", Amsterdam.

Born April 1945 in Hildesheim. Father, a soldier after his art studies, trying to find his peace to paint, mother earning the money for the family as a secretary in a steel mill. Sudden death of the father in 1956, boarding
school, art academy of Düsseldorf from '66 to '74, impressed through getting acquainted with Robert Filliou, Dorothy Iannone, Dieter Roth. The last introduced JV to offset printing as an art possibility, first own books.
1971 on Dieter Roths' invitation for the 1st time to Iceland, the periods there eversince developing into a sort of lifeline. Art exhibitions from the early 70s on. Lived after Düsseldorf in Berlin, since '77 in Amsterdam, became there one of the founding members in '86 of "Boekie Woekie, books by artists". Founding member of the "Dieter Roth Academy", Basel 2000.

Jan Voss - geboren 25.4.1945 in Hildesheim, wo es der werdenden Mutter sicherer erschien als in Berlin. Der Vater, nach dem Kunststudium Soldat, versuchte, endlich zum Malen zu kommen, die Mutter musste das Geld verdienen. 1956 plötzlicher Tod des Vaters, Internat, Abitur, Kunststudium in Düsseldorf. Beeindruckt von Robert Filliou, Dorothy Iannone, Dieter Roth.

Bilder, erste eigne Bücher, 1971 erstmals nach Island, seither ein zweites Leben dort. 1972 erste Ausstellung in einer Galerie. Nach Düsseldorf ansässig in Berlin und seit 1977 in Amsterdam. 1981 eine kleine Offsetdruckerei für die eigenen Projekte eingerichtet, und 1986 mit in ähnlicher Situation verkehrenden Künstlern den Buchladen "Boekie Woekie, books by artists" begonnen. Mitbegründer in Basel im Jahr 2000 der "Dieter Roth Akademie".

List of one-man-shows

1968
Galerie Morundu-i, Duisburg

1969
Galerie NOS, Duisburg, catalogue

1972
Galerie Stähli, Luzern (with Johannes Geuer), catalogue

1974
Galerie Súm, Reykjavík
In-Out-Center, Amsterdam
Galerie Stähli, Zürich

1976
Galerie Stähli, Zürich
Galerie Beck, Erlangen

1977
Galerie am Mehringdamm, Berlin
Galerie Lóa, Haarlem
Galerie Stähli, Zürich

1978
Galerie Steinmetz, Bonn
Galerie Ecart, Geneva

1980
Fundatie Kunsthuis, Amsterdam, catalogue
Bokasafn, Isafjördur, catalogue

1982
Galerie Stähli, Zürich, catalogue
Rauda Húsid, Akureyri
Galerie Camomille, Brussel (with H.van Egten)

1983
Galerie Asselijn, Amsterdam

1984
Gemeente Museum, Den Haag, catalogue
Galerie Stähli, artfair, Köln

1985
Galerie Petersen, Berlin, catalogue
Gallery Biederberg, Amsterdam, catalogue

1986
Galerie Stähli, Zürich
Galerie Camomille, Brussel (with Henriëtte van Egten)
International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1987
Bookworks W.P.A., Washington D.C.

1988
Galerie Camille von Scholz, Brussel
Ausstellungsraum Hundertmark, Köln

1989
Wiens Laden und Verlag, Berlin
Galerie Stähli, Zürich

1990
Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
Galerie Spieker, Viersen
Galerie Hubert Klocker, Vienna

1991
Wiens Laden und Verlag with Galerie Petersen, Berlin
Galerie Camille von Scholz, Brussel (with Henriëtte van Egten)

1992
Galerie Spiecker, Viersen
Galerie Hubert Klocker, Vienna (with Tom Wasmuth)
Galerie Claudine Papillon, Paris
Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam

1993
Galerie Ellifjós, Reykjavík (with Henriëtte van Egten)
Kunsthandel Stähli, Köln (with Henriëtte van Egten)

1994
Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (with Henriëtte van Egten + Rúna Thorkelsdóttir)

1995
Mikosch und Partner, Düsseldorf
Verein für Kunst und Geschichte, Haus Salmegg, Rheinfelden, catalogue

1998
Creative House, Basel, catalogue

List of group-shows

1969
"Gymnasia", Düsseldorf (with Uecker, Mack, Beuys, Kriwet, Richter, Polke, Fischer-Lueg, Rinke, Klapheck, Palermo, Ruthenbeck, Spoerri, Luther, Rot, Giese, Knöbel)
"Súm III", Reykjavík, catalogue
Galerie Kümmel, Cologne (with Schult, Körbel, Filliou, Brecht, Geuer)
Galerie Handschin, Basel

1970
"Entwürfe, Partituren, Projekte: Zeichnungen", Galerie Block, Berlin, catalogue

1971
"Súm IV", Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, catalogue

1972
"Súm A Listahátid", Reykjavík, catalogue

1973
"Biennale Des Jeunes", Paris, catalogue

1974
Hall before reconstruction, New Paltz, N.Y.
"Geboren 1945", Galerie Block, Berlin

1977
Gallery Sudurgata 7, Reykjavík (with van Egten, Geuer, Wasmuth, Gudmundsson, Thorleifsson)
Samkomahús, Flatey (with van Egten, Geuer, Wasmuth, E.Gudmundsson, Thorleifsson) catalogue

1979
Gallery Háhol, Akureyri (with van Egten, Ingvarson, K.Gudmunds-son)

1984
Galerie Camomille, Brussels (with Iannone, Gose-witz, Schmit)

1985 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík (with Rohner, van Egten, Visser, Thorkelsdóttir, Runge)

since

all books permanently in Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam, with frequent catalogues

1986
with Boekie Woekie, Galerie Trajekt, Utrecht
with Boekie Woekie, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík

1987
with Boekie Woekie, Kultuurrikeskuksessa, Turku
with Boekie Woekie, Taidemuseum, Rauma
"KEX", Kulturhused, Stockholm, catalogue
"KEX" UKS, Oslo
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
"Complete Works" Hooghuis, Arnhem, catalogue

1988
"An Bord" Galerie Petersen, Berlin
with Boekie Woekie, Galerie Camille von Scholz, Brussels
with Boekie Woekie, MJS Books + Graphics, New York
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, bookstore of Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense
"An Bord" Galerie Frei, Zürich
with Boekie Woekie, Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln
"Line and Image: the northern sensibility in recent european drawing", ICI, New York, travelling exhi-bition, catalogue

1989
"De lijn van een gedachte de gedachte van een lijn"
Haagse Kunstkring, Den Haag, catalogue
"Das Buch - Künstlerobjekte" Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, travelling exhibition, catalogue
"Literatur und Kunst aus Island" Württembergische Lan -desbibliothek, Stuttgart, catalogue
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1990
with Boekie Woekie, Druck und Buch, Buchhandlung Hugo Frick, Tübingen
with Boekie Woekie, Galerie Halte Kropswolde, Kropswolde
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Ausstellungsraum Hundertmark, Köln
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1991
with Boekie Woekie, Bibliotheek Nieuwegein, Nieuwegein
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1992
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Basel
with Boekie Woe-kie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
"Fluxus aus der Sammlung Andersch" Kunstverein, Biele-feld, catalogue

1993
Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
"Friends of Hreinn Fridfinnsson" Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam
with Boekie Woekie, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1994
with Boekie Woekie, Kunstwinkel von Oberbach, Arnhem
with Boekie Woekie and United Untied, Artfair Frankfurt, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam Galerie von der Milwe, Aachen (with van Egten, Thor-kelsdóttir)
with Boekie Woekie and United Untied, Granery Books, New York
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
"Die Bücher der Künstler" Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Berlin, travelling exhibition, catalogue
"Kostprobe" Galerie von der Milwe, Aachen, with 12 other artists

1995
with Dieter + Björn Roth + Boekie Woekie, Seces-sion, Wien, catalogue
with Boekie Woekie and United Untied, Artfair, Frankfurt
Gallery 2nd Floor, Reykjavík, (with van Egten, Schmit, Tippel)
with Boekie Woekie, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
"Beklei-dung" Ausstellungsraum Hundertmark, Köln, with 9 other artists
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Dorothy Iannone, Bjarni Thorarinsson, Dieter Roth, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam

1996
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Frankfurt
"Souveniers" Galerie von der Milwe, Aachen, with many others artists
"A Seydi" with Boekie Woekie and other artists, Sey--disfjördur
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

1997
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
"Stretch & Squeeze" MAC, galeries contemporaines des musées, Marseille, with Dieter + Björn Roth + 6 other and the Boekie Woekie artists, catalogue
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie, Verzameld Werk, Gent
Hommage An Stéphane Mallarmés Würfelwurf" Neues Museum
Weserburg, Bremen, with 12 other artists, catalogue

1998
with Boekie Woekie, Artfair, Frankfurt
"Exhibition For Everything" exhibition in memory of Dieter Roth, Seydisfjördur, (planned) catalogue
"El Arte De Los Libros De Artista", Oaxaca, (planned catalogue)
with Boekie Woekie, Art Multiple, Düsseldorf
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
with Boekie Woekie on the occasion of "10 Jahre Galerie Von Der Milwe", in the hall of Ludwig Forum, Aachen
"Homage A Dieter Roth", with many other artists, Galerie Holtmann, Köln, catalogue

1999
"Homage A Dieter Roth", with many other artists, Nord/LB Galerie, Braunschweig, same catalogue as above
with Boekie Woekie, Bound & Unbound, New York, catalo-gue
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

2000
"Friends of Raul", with many other artists, Galerie Artkitchen, Amsterdam
"Dieter Roth Akademy" 6.5.-1.7.2000, with many other artists, Volksdruckerei, Basel (catalogue)
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt

2001
"Blondies and Brownies", with many other artists, Aktionsforum Praterinsel, München (planned catalogue)
"Dynamics of Form, Narrative in the Artist's Book" Sackville, Canada (catalogue)
"Dieter Roth Akadémia - Elöretekintés (1998-2001)" Gallery Pécs, Pécs (planned catalogue)
with Boekie Woekie, International Bookfair, Frankfurt
"Malerbücher-Künstlerbücher", with many other artists, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen (catalogue)

2002
"Boslucht", with 24 other artists/writers, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Exhibition on the occasion of the 3rd conference of the Dieter Roth Academy, Mosfellsbaer

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