ABOUT

Jasper van Es is active as a curator and creative producer in the field of urban art and art in public space. Both on assignment and on his own initiative, Jasper has organized dozens of exhibitions, public interventions and installations, workshops, lectures and other cultural events. He also give lectures on the topics of graffiti and Urban Art.

Together with Maud Bongers he co-founded the creative agency PAPERJAM, that focuses on creating and promoting cultural events, exhibitions and art installations all mainly in public space.  Together with other experienced coaches in the field of Urban Culture he has co-written the UC Masters program, a grant for talented Urban artists which got funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science for the period 2021-2024.

With his foundation MrVains he supports urban interventions and events, specifically graffiti. The goal is to inspire and motivate the Urban Art community through supporting and initiating inspiring events and projects. He organized talks, screenings and produced the Unlock Bookfair and Tag Conference in 2018 in Amsterdam. Since the end of 2019 he is the chairman creative council of urban platform Emoves where he focuses on the Urban Art and Graffiti.

Artists who where part of his shows and projects are among others:
1UP, 4608 & Fabian Sigurd, Boing, Boyscout Designer, Brad Downey, Cie. Willi Dorner, Eewan, Good Guy Boris, Helmut Smits, Ivan Argote, Jeroen Erosie, Loiq, Mathieu Tremblin & David Renault, Mobstr, Motion Paintings, MOSES&TAPS™, MVIN, Nawas, Nug & Pike, Rage, Same, Sauli, Sirviö, Suicide, TOY Crew, Utah & Ether, Veli & Amos, Zelle Asphaltkultur.

Jasper van Es works and lives in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

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2021
Coach of UC Masters: a talentprogram and grand for Urban Artists
Chairman EMOVES creative council
Curator of Windows to the World- Signpainting Festival Eindhoven 2021
Advisor Mondriaan Fonds for applications 2021
Creative producer and  connector of Buro Edison
Creative producer Storioni Festival: Chambermusic concerts in public space
Lecture: Bien Urbain festival Besancon (FR) about Exhibiting Urban Art
Lecture: Ljulbljana Street Art Festival (SLO) about publishing in Urban Arts

2020
Founder and curator of Windows to the World – Signpainting Festival Eindhoven 2020
Co-writer UC Masters: a talentprogram and grand for Urban Artists for OCW
Chairman EMOVES creative council
Creative Producer Motion Paintings Tunnel Mural/light work ‘Focus’

2019
Creative Producer Geo-Design: Junk – Van Abbe Museum & Design Academy Eindhoven
Co-founder PAPERJAM, Creative Agency with a focus on cultural events
Creative Producer So What’s Next / Jazz Festival in centre of Eindhoven
Creative producer Storioni Festival: Chambermusic concerts in public space
Creative Producer Create Out Loud: Talk Shows about Design

Lecture: Art Night / Art Dumay ‘Urban Artist and Social Media’
Lecture: EMOVES during DDW / ‘Urban & Innovation’

2018
Curator Disposable: Pilot exhibition / Vondelbunker Amsterdam
Creative Producer Museum door de Stad, Sectie C Eindhoven
Creative Producer Kinderen van Hier Exhibition City Hall Eindhoven
Creative Producer ‘The Great Indecision Council‘ Art Installation by Romain Tardy @ Glow Eindhoven
Creative Producer Motion Paintings Mural/light work ‘Lichtbrug’ in Strijp-S
Creative Producer Unlock Bookfair for Urban Art and Graffiti Amsterdam
Creative Producer Tag conference ‘Writing in public space’ Amsterdam
Creative Producer Create Out Loud: Talk Shows about Design

Lecture:  Young Art Night / Van AbbeMuseum Eindhoven #ViralVandals
Lecture:  Street Art Museum / St PetersBurg (RUS) #ViralVandals
Lecture: Visual Dissidence / Herne (DE)

2017
Organizer #ViralVandalsTalks: Talkshow / Student Hotel Eindhoven
Curator #Viralvandals: Graffiti in the digital age / MU Eindhoven
Curator and Creative Producer Sorry For Damage Done expo & book / Strijp S Eindhoven
Creative Producer Honderd: 100 jaar Eindhoven
Lecture: BedTalks / The Student Hotel #ViralVandals

2016
Organizer Lecture Good Guy Boris during EMOVES
Creative Producer Create Out Loud: Talk Shows about Design
Creative Producer / Programmeur Hospitality day: Inspiration event
Creative Producer STRP Scene #22015
Creative Producer Create Out Loud: Talk Shows about Design
Creative Producer STRP Festival

2010 – 2014
Selection of exhibitions as curator at MU Eindhoven:
MU-tate estafette shows (2014)
Zoro Feigl solo (2014)
Curator Small Gestures (2013)
Wild-C (2012)
Wild-S (2011)

2006-2010
Student: ABV Fontys – Art teacher
Co-founder and curator Zimmer Frei Art Festival (2010)
Co-curator: Artificial Hibernation at Kelderman en van Noort (2009)
Temporary director Kelderman en van Noort Artist Run Artspace (2009)
As a conceptual Artist i had national and international solo- and groupshows in the period 2008-2014

2001-2005
Student: SintLucas – Communication and design
Co-founder Biki90, art & party collective (2005-2015)