Janna Beck is a multidisciplinary artist. She obtained a Master in Product Development. She is a teacher at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp where she founded and coordinates MAXlab, the research platform of the electronics-ICT program and of the Multimedia department within Graphic Design.
Beck is the founder and curator of Collectiv National, an art initiative with a focus on contemporary transmedia experiments. She specializes in creating artistic visuals, both personally and in projects with students.
Her personal artistic research is focused on the interaction between analog and digital, manual and high-tech. She is engaged in research that explores the technical imperfection of the photographic image.
Janna Beck has contributed to national and international exhibitions, including Europalia, the world expo in Aichi, and the book Stadsgedichten by Tom Lanoye.