Approved: 16.08.2006

Johana Hartwig

Artist, Curator, Project manager, Researcher

Approved: 16.08.2006

Johana's work stimulates thinking around value and and often considers the way that we interact with our everyday environment and in particular its natural features. Johana is interested in public access and sharing infomation as a way of highlighting and opening up previously closed or inaccessable spaces. Johana also founded Art Shell, a project that facilitates

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Artist Statement

Johana's work stimulates thinking around value and and often considers the way that we interact with our everyday environment and in particular its natural features. Johana is interested in public access and sharing infomation as a way of highlighting and opening up previously closed or inaccessable spaces. Johana also founded Art Shell, a project that facilitates new, often site-specific work that deals with public facilities and spaces and undertakes arts research in a 1-mile radius of where they are based.

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions

  • 2018 - ‘The Bloody Brook’, The Old Laundry, MiR (Solo)
  • 2017 - Three Rivers Wide, Arcade Cardiff
  • 2013 - Island No.2, Cardiff Bay Barrage
  • 2012 - Wet beads on the line, INCUBE8, Motorcade / FlashParade, BV Open Studios, Bristol

Group exhibitions

  • 2017 - Juneau Projects, Makers of the Multiverse, Exeter
  • 2015 - Blast, Colony projects, Port Talbot
  • 2014 - Cardiff Contemporary Festival, Cardiff
  • 2014 - Made in Roath Festival, Roath, Cardiff
  • 2013 - Not a Drop, Tanner Street, London
  • 2013 - Future Nature Culture, Rhod, Melin Glonc, Drefelin, Carmarthenshire
  • 2012 - Shadow, TactileBosch presents: Naked lunch and a chip dinner, Milgi 
  • 2012 - StreeTVideOart, Larcade Gallery, Paris
  • 2011 - Raft, Oriel Canfas Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
  • 2005 - D.M Davis award, Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff
  • 2005 - Live, Eggspace, Liverpool
  • 2005 - Wildlife, Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
  • 2004 - All Wales Film Makers Challenge, POV, Cardiff
  • 2004 - Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, The Kif, Liverpool
  • 2001 - Roam, Coed Hill Rural Art Space, St Hilary, Cardiff 

Residencies

  • 2017 - Unit(e) Summer School, G39, Cardiff
  • 2013 - Exorcized, Milkfloat Residency, Cardiff Bay Barrage

Projects

  • 2012 - Wet beads on the line (in progress), ArcadeCardiff, Queens Street 

Interventions

  • 2013 - Street Interventions, MiS, Angus Street, Roath
  • 2012 - Nocturne in cf24 , Made in Roath festival, Trackside studios, Roath
  • 2011 - Papergirl Cardiff, The Printhaus, Cardiff, Wales

Commissions

  • 2012 - 2018-19 ‘INSIDE OUT: A Social Playscape’ EMP Projects (collaboration with Rhod)
  • 2011 - 2017 ‘Makers of the Multiverse’ Juneau Projects, Spacex, Exeter
  • 2017 - Gothic Quarter, Coed Hills Rural Art Space, Cowbridge

Teaching / Lecturing

  • 2019 - MArch2 XII Value Unit, Welsh School of Architecture
  • 2018 - Generosity, walking workshop, WSA

Competitions, prizes and awards

  • 2018 - Research and Development grant, Arts Council of Wales 
  • 2016 - Production grant, Arts Council of Wales
  • 2013 - Research and Development grant, Arts Council of Wales 
  • 2012 - Research and Development grant, Arts Council of Wales 

Publications

  • 2005 - Loss, VideoDictionary, online and touring exhibition