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Jan Chan

Jan Chan, artist with a background in makeup.  MA Fine Art student at Central Saint Martins, London.

Jan’s practice is to examine the relationship between human and technology, questioning the freedom that we have in the current society under the influence of technology.  He plays with a wide range of media, from photography, drawing to sculpture.  Jan’s signature colourful elements can be found in his works.


Jan pursues the truth of the ideal world in the digital rainforest. In Plato’s allegory of the cave, the prisoners only face the walls and shadows so that they lose the ability to discern the truth. Jan’s works are contemplated how human response and gaming with the surveillance system in current and future society.



Central Saint Martins: MA Fine Art


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Tony Tanaka Beauty School, Japan

2003 - 2006

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science



22 Feb-20 Mar 2019

Loop:  Helmut, Leipzig


1-30 Apr 2021             

10-16 Sep 2020             

11-13 Sep 2020

1-31 Jul 2020

11 Dec 2019- 3 Apr 2020 

29 Aug- 3 Sep 2019             

26-29 June 2019

22-26 May 2019

5-17 Feb 2019

15 Nov 2018

26 Jul-1 Sep 2018                  

9-11 Mar 2018 

28 Apr- 16 Sep 2018        

Clock Watching, Daniels & Fisher Tower, Denver

Radical Residency® V Exhibition, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London

Pandemia: We are here, Filet Space, London

Leeds Summer Group Show, Virtual Exhibition

Courat10n: Open Art 2019, Virtual Exhibition

Neo Hua Ren: New Diaspora in London, The Crypt Gallery, London

Plastic Capsule, Four Corners Gallery, London

UAL: Central Saint Martins: MA fine art degree show, Lethaby Gallery, London

Boundaries & Beyond: Espacio Gallery, London

Central Saint Martins Postgraduate Art Auction, Lethaby Gallery, London

Artsdepot Open 2018: North Finchley, London 

Interim Show: Appetite, Apiary Studio, London

OVERPRINT: ag!tate act!vate

Centre de la gravure et de l'image imprimée, Belgium

20 Jan 2018

Studio Complex, Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern, London

Contact Me

+44 (0)7907930488

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