Rotterdam-based sculptor Jan Eric Visser (1962) has been exploring an ecologically driven aesthetics respectful of earth’s resources and the cycle of nature and life from 1987. Aspiring for an artistic reconciliation between concept, matter and activism his oeuvre challenges our contemporary understanding of matter and existence. Thus, his extensive oeuvre is based on the new proposition of making art without the use of primary resources. This also goes for his outdoor pieces, offering a platform for newly developed recycling materials.

From 24 March – 20 August 2023 Visser’s work will be on show as part of a group exhibition in TENT Rotterdam. From 1 April – 25 June Visser will participate in the group show Through Bone and Marrow at Brutus, curated by Maarten Spruyt.

Sculptor Jan Eric Visser (1962) studied at the Art Academy in Kampen and Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam. His work has been presented internationally by Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, L’Étrangère Gallery London (GB), CODA Museum Apeldoorn, Verbeke Foundation Kemzeke (B), RAM Gallery Rotterdam, Art Affairs Amsterdam, Museum Artipelag Stockholm (SE), Museo de Casa Brasileira São Paulo (BR) and Museum 21_21 Design Sight Tokyo (JP). In 2021 he was awarded a Stipendium for Established Artists by Mondriaan Fund.

selected works