© Felix Sandberg


I am trained as a cultural scholar and arts manager and wrote a PhD on artistic research. I have worked as a curatorial assistant at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, as a manager of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, as a research fellow at Zeppelin University, Germany, and as a researcher and coordinator at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Since 2019, I am the managing editor of the Journal of Cultural Management and Cultural Policy and a reviewer for the Journal for Artistic Research.

I am using German and English both professionally and in private contexts every day, and I speak French and Spanish fluently. In addition to this passion for languages and writing, I love to sing, for example as member of the choir Vokalsystem in Berlin. Yoga and running are as much part of my life as is capturing impressions while traveling or walking the streets.


“No matter how many moving parts the project has, Johanna is always on top of everything and keeps me well-informed.”

– Jaclyn Arndt, freelance copyeditor, Vancouver

„Johanna versteht es, komplexe Themen in leserfreundliche Form zu bringen. Auch als Übersetzerin aus dem Englischen kann ich sie uneingeschränkt empfehlen.“

– Martin Hager, Edition 8, Berlin

“Johanna bringt auf empathische und charmante Weise Ordnung in meinen Ideenwust und schafft es, meine besten Einfälle hervorzuheben.“

– Anna Chwialkowska, researcher and project coordinator, Berlin


„Johanna findet immer die richtigen Worte, um Treffen mit Kooperationspartner*innen aus Kunst und Wissenschaft zu moderieren und Verbindungen zwischen verschiedenen Disziplinen herzustellen.“

– Katrin Klingan, curator, HKW Berlin




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