New Project

Sven Johne is starting a new project in Sassnitz on Rügen Island these days. Together with screenwriter and artist Sebastian Orlac he undertakes a field research in this small town. The project is supported by the E.ON Foundation.

Berlin Premiere

new film "MERIDIAN" produced on behalf of the Kunstmuseum Magdeburg and supported by a grant from the Berlin Senate, will celebrate its Berlin premiere at K60 group show, Wilhelm Hallen, Berlin
5 September – 19 September 2021

Sven Johne talks about his work

"Ostdeutsche Landschaften" at the Kunstmudeum Magdeburg
ARD-Mediathek, in german language

Aus Sicht des Archivs

Sven Johne and Falk Haberkorn present the first results of their artistic research project "Aus Sicht des Archivs" at the former Kulturpalast Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt, on September 25, 2021. This presentation is part of the Festival Osten, 2022

Greatest Show on Earth on Art Encounters Biennial

video work "Greatest Show on Earth" (2011) is part of the Art Encountes Biennial, Timișoara, Romania, curated by Mihnea Mircan and Kasia Redzisz.
1 October – 7 November 2021
Art Encounters Foundation, Timișoara, Romania

Interview FluxFM

Sven Johne in conversation with Jan Kage (Radio Arty) on FluxFM.

Interview Monopol Magazin

Sven Johne recently gave Daniel Völzke of Monopol magazine an extensive interview on the subject of East Germany, which can be read here: Sven Johne / Monopol

Talking Heads / New Weserburg Podcast

Sven Johne in conversation with Weserburg curator Ingo Clauß, podcast on Spotify, found here: Sven Johne / Talking Heads

Sven Johne: Ostdeutsche Landschaften / East German Landscapes

solo show at the KMd Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg
(photo, text and video works 2005–2020), catalogue
25 March – 15 August 2021
see exhibition tour here (Sven Johne in conversation with Annegret Laabs):
Tour Ostdeutsche Landschaften

"Fußnoten der Weltgeschichte" in Bremen

group show "So wie wir sind 3.0 / Deutschlandbilder"
Weserburg / Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
20 March 2021 – 30 January 2022

"Wissower Klinken / Cliffs of Wissow" in Luxemburg

series of online and auditorium screenings "You'll find your peace with me" selected from video works of the MUDAM collection
MUDAM, Luxembourg, Luxemburg
1 May – 19 September 2021

"47 Faults between Calais and Idomeni" at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart

group show "Jetzt oder nie – 50 Jahre Sammlung LBBW"
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
13 November 2021 – 20 February 2022

"Anomalies of the Early 21st Century" at the Folkwang Museum

Sven Johnes "Anomalies of the early 21st Century / Some Case Studies" (2015) are now part of the collection of the Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany. From the beginning of April 2019, a room will be set up in the museum's permanent collection with this photo-text work.

E-Book: The Doubt of the Stage Prompter

The book "The Doubt of the Stage Prompter" by Jumana Manna and Sven Johne is now available as an e-book free of charge.The book, which contains an essay and several conversations, was written in the context of the double exhibition of the same name in 2015.