Jan Q. Maschinski was born in 1983 in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. He graduated from the University of Applied Science in Bielefeld with a major in Art and Design in 2014. Since the same year, he studies photography in the Masters degree of the FH-Bielefeld.
The main subject of his work has been the displaying of inner conditions on the outter body. In his pictures, he deals with mental and or psychical experiences.