Executive Director

On October 14th, 2019, Jan Sauerwald took charge of the URBAN NATION Museum. Born in 1973 in Warstein, Jan Sauerwald has a degree in Cultural Work and Culture Management and recently worked in different positions in the Berlin arts and culture sector (DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Studio Elmgreen & Dragset, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin).

Jan Sauerwald’s enthusiasm for street art and urban art is rooted in his own practice during the 90s as well as in different urban art projects organized and curated between 2005 and 2010 (Dave the Chimp in the space for friends of the Wolfsburg Art Association, 2010; Sign Seeing – Urban Art Bremen, 2009, as well as various firewall compositions in Berlin, 2006).

Contact: j.sauerwald@urban-nation.com