Biography

Daniel Müller Jansen


Daniel Müller Jansen

Daniel Müller Jansen (*1978 Düren, Germany) is a Berlin-based artist and photographer. He studied photography and design at University of the Arts Bremen under Prof. Peter Bialobrzeski, Wolfgang Zurborn and Prof. Michael Glasmeier. Müller Jansen absolved an internship at the GEO magazine in Hamburg during his studies and was supported by the Professionals in the Arts founder lab at the University of the Arts Bremen after his diploma in 2009. His works and installations have been shown at national and international exhibitions like Kunstmuseum Bochum, DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Museum of Estonian Architecture in Tallinn and photo festivals like F/STOP Photo Festival Leipzig, Photomeetings Luxembourg and the London Festival of Photography. Daniel Müller Jansen was elected Best Portfolio 2010 at House of Photography, Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. In 2019, his series Becoming One was highly commended at the European Architectural Photography Prize, where he had already received two commendations before. His works are included in collections and institutions like the University Bremen, Focke Museum Bremen, DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt, Art Collection Emschergenossenschaft, Städtische Galerie Bremen and others.

 

Awards and Grants

2019 | European Architectural Photography Prize
Highly Recommended

2017 | European Architectural Photography Prize
Commendation

2013 | European Architectural Photography Prize
Commendation

2012 | The second International Street Photography Award London
Selected Finalist | London Festival of Photography

2011 | Pixelprojekt Ruhrgebiet
Includein the collection

2011 | Senator für Kultur Bremen
Grant for exhibition and book project Kill Your Darlings

2010 | House of Photography | Deichtorhallen Hamburg
First Prize | Best Portfolio

2010 | Bridges Fotoproject Emscher Future
Award winner

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2018 | Still Hideous
The Grass Is Greener Gallery | Leipzig

2016 | Schau_Platz_Stadt (with Susanne Lauer)
Galerie Geyso20 | Braunschweig (Catalogue)

2015 | Cospeda – South Africa (with Sebastian Jung)
The Grass Is Greener Gallery | Leipzig

2014 | Realities (with Georg Brückmann)
Gallery Queen Anne | Leipzig

2010 | there is me & there is you
Galerie Kulturreich | Hamburg

2009 | there is me & there is you
Galerie der Dechanatstraße | Bremen

 

Group Exhibitions (select)

2019 | PALAS (20 June 2019 – 30 June 2019)
Architektursommer Hamburg 2019 | Kraftwerk Bille | Hamburg

2019 | Joyful Architecture (5 May 2019 – 1 September 2019)
DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum | Frankfurt

2019 | Borders / Grenzen (31 January 2019 – 26 April 2019)
Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau | Dresden

2018 | Borders / Grenzen
Kunstraum Potsdam | Potsdam

2018 | Borders / Grenzen
Zentrum Baukultur Rheinland-Pfalz | Mainz

2017 | Borders / Grenzen
VHS Photo Galerie | Stuttgart

2017 | Borders / Grenzen
Wissenschaftspark | Gelsenkirchen

2017 | Faces / Gesichter
The Grass Is Greener Gallery | Leipzig

2017 | Borders / Grenzen
DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum | Frankfurt

2016 | Fotografie
The Grass Is Greener Gallery | Leipzig

2015 | PIN UP !
Pavlov´s Dog Gallery | Berlin

2015 | Stadttraum – Traumstadt
Hoepfner Stiftung | Industrie- und Handelskammer | Karlsruhe

2015 | Gallery opening – Die Bilder, die ich rief
The Grass Is Greener Gallery | Leipzig

2014 | New Projects / Projektzeit
Wissenschaftspark | Gelsenkirchen (Catalogue)

2014 | Focus of Attention
Museum of Estonian Architecture | Tallinn

2014 | Focus of Attention / Im Brennpunkt
Wissenschaftspark | Gelsenkirchen

2014 | Focus of Attention / Im Brennpunkt
Kasseler Architekturzentrum | Kassel

2013 | Afterimages / Nachbilder
Gallery Queen Anne | Leipzig

2013 | Focus of Attention / Im Brennpunkt
VHS Photo Galerie | Stuttgart

2013 | Concrete Poetry – The Bridges Collection
Kunstmuseum Bochum | Bochum (Catalogue)

2013 | Frühjahrsrundgang Spinnerei Galerien
Gallery Queen Anne | Leipzig

2013 | Focus of Attention / Im Brennpunkt
DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum | Frankfurt (Catalogue)

2012 | Privatbesitz
Städtische Galerie Bremen | Bremen

2012 | Kill Your Darlings
Neues Kunstforum | Cologne

2012 | The second International Street Photography Award
London Festival of Photography | London (Catalogue)

2012 | Visual Traces in the Restless Present / Bildspuren – Unruhige Gegenwarten
Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie | Darmstadt (Catalogue)

2011 | Kill Your Darlings
25books | Berlin

2011 | Kill Your Darlings
Städtische Galerie Bremen | Bremen (Catalogue)

2011 | Neuaufnahmen Pixelprojekt Ruhrgebiet
Pixelprojekt Ruhrgebiet | Wissenschaftspark | Gelsenkirchen

2010 | In the Hidden / Im Verborgenen
F/STOP | Leipzig (Catalogue)

2010 | Us – Them
Bridges Fotoproject Emscher Future | Pumpwerk Evinger Bach | Dortmund

2009 | Manieren, Geschichten von Anstand und Sitte aus sieben Jahrhunderten
Focke Museum | Bremen (Catalogue)

2009 | Sichtproben
Galerie des Westens | Bremen

2007 | Focus Periphery
Festival Photomeetings | Luxembourg (Catalogue)

 

Presentations and Talks

2011 | Kill Your Darlings
Galerie Robert Morat | Hamburg

2010 | Kill Your Darlings
Tagung Deutsche Fotografische Akademie | Deichtorhallen Hamburg

2010 | Kill Your Darlings
Frankfurt Book Fair | Frankfurt

 

Collections

Art Collection German Factoring Bank

Bridges Fotoproject Emscher Future – Art Collection Emschergenossenschaft

DAM – Deutsches Architekturmuseum Frankfurt

Focke Museum Bremen

Städtische Galerie Bremen

Universitätsbibliothek Bremen

Private Collections in Germany, Italy, Sweden

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