Jamin is a multi-disciplinary artist who lives and works in nipaluna/Hobart, where he creates vibrant murals and contemporary visual art.
Jamin (Dr. Benjamin Kluss, b. 1976, Sydney) is a multi-disciplinary artist of mixed cultural heritage, based in lutruwita / Tasmania, who is known for vibrant murals, street art, and contemporary visual art. With a career spanning 20 years, Jamin’s innovative works draw from a variety of artistic styles and experimental techniques.
Inspired by philosophy, science, and the natural environment, Jamin’s practice reflects a dynamic engagement with multiple conceptual frameworks. He has produced mural work internationally and been selected for prestigious exhibitions, including the 2018 Biennale of Australian Art in Ballarat and the 2008 exhibition Contemporary Australia: Optimism at QAGGoMA in Brisbane.
Jamin holds a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Tasmania. He served as a Visual Curator and Artistic Associate of Mona’s MONA FOMA festival from 2015-2017 and has worked with many museums, public institutions, and private galleries.
Jamin shares a studio with his partner, Emily Eliza Arlotte Jewellery.