Born in the early 80’s of the 20th century, Jasmin Liebetrau grew up in a typical, minimalistic and pragmatic surrounding of the Eastern part of Europe. This specific personality round up, completed by an international mix of Croatian, Swiss, German and Polish rooted ancestors and relatives, gave reasons for pronounced linguistic interests, like for example the choice to take Latin lessons over five years.
After successfully attending different, excellent and specialized education trials to cover creative needs in the fields of graphic- text- print- media- communication and photo design- Jasmin decided to satisfy her intellectual curiosity too, to study at the polytechnic college HAWK and´passed the strict entrance examinations in 2003.

No birds there. But glue, made of fish bones.

Very attracted by a wide range of intersectional subjects like paleography, chemistry, physics, microbiology, international art history, ancient and contemporary object design, surface and lacquer finishing classes, collection- and client management, but also traditional wood working technics, architectural reconstructions, material research, project conception and monitoring, etc. The whole package finally aggregated from 2005 in 4 years of multidisciplinary tasks and scientific challenges in several interdisciplinary projects all over Europe, including Transylvania and co-working student exchanges between Asia, Australia, North- and South America.

muskat18, one of Jasmin Liebetraus best known and still existing incognito- firmations, is simply named after a random color theme, which was used to paint a wall of the first client ever in 2006.
Proceeding everything, what should be proceed to reflect past, contemporary and future issues, becomes mostly represented as visual documentaries, objects, poems, prose, video sequences, animations, paintings, drawings and illustrations since 2008.

Social interactions and societies disorders, resource wasting, over consuming, environmental pollution, over population, human errors, social aesthetics, natural phenomena vs. technical desasters like AI or the invention of religions. What matters to you, what matters in general? Questioning yourself:

Is it smart to leave an overcrowded desert to conquer another one – what would you miss on Mars? And of course, what would you give for, to check out, what you would miss there? ©