Jan Bora lives between Milano and Oslo. He graduated in architecture with Stefano Boeri as supervisor.
He has been working in the CGI field since 2005, while continuing to develop his passion for photography, and working as an occasional evening VJ for MTV
He has worked with the Boeri studio for several years participating in numerous international projects and exhibitions, including “USE – Uncertain States of Europe” at the Milan Triennale and “Solid Sea” at Documenta11 in Kassel.
He then worked as a freelance in Oslo collaborating with several architectural firms for the production of digital animations.
Back in Italy, in 2014, he worked as a freelancer for numerous clients including: Cino Zucchi Architetti, Dario Fo e Franca Rame, Gruppo A12, Cassina, Richmond, Swarovsky, Bluemarine, Dodo, Bugatti, Tognana, and Wantsudio.
In 2014, he created a short dance film with the choreographer Giorgio Madia, entitled “Narcissus”, produced by the Therme of Vals with the principal dancer of the Royal Ballet, Fernando Rodriguez Montaño and with costumes by Vivienne Westwood.
Over the past two years he has been working in collaboration with the physicist Daniele Mennella to produce animations in virtual reality, that will be presented at the Milan Planetarium.
In 2021 he participated with the Biagini architecture studio at the Venice Artchitecure Biennal.
In the artistic field, in 2013 he founded a gallery of contemporary photography in Camogli – the P46 gallery – and in April 2021 he began to organize an open call for NFT photographers. The first NFT exhibition with the selected photographers is scheduled for December 2021.
Over the years, he has participated in various exhibitions with his artistic research works. In April 2021 he joined the Ephimera marketplace with his photographic works and in enter.art with his digital art works.
In his artistic research he employs both photography and digital art often hybridized together.
He is very interested in the relationship between art and science, endeavouring to represent natural phenomena often invisible in fictitious representations.
His work addresses the problem of the weakness of reality in our time, increasingly dominated by technology, by the development of the virtual, and by the digital.