Jürgen Fritz was born 1958 in the Black Forest in Germany. He studied theatre and the science of music.
In 1982 – 1990, he worked as a theater director, curator and actor, since 1984 as performance artist. He is co-founder of Black Market International, since the beginning of this international Cooperation of Performance Artists with whom he works since 1985. He has performed in all countries of Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico Asia and Australia. Since 2012, he lives as freelance artist in Hanau. Here he is co- founder of the International Performance Association (IPAH, registered association).
He is the artistic director of the annual festival of performance art ZOOM!, co-founder and co-organizer of the Platform for Young Performance Artists and IPA Summer.