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b. 1973, Sweden

Johanna Billing Biography

Johanna Billing was born in 1973 in Jönkoping, Sweden. She attended Konstfack, International College of Arts, Crafts and Design, in Stockholm where she has lived and worked with video, film, and performance since graduating in 1999.

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Recent major solo exhibitions include I’m Gonna Live Anyhow until I Die, The Mac, Belfast (2012); I'm Lost without your Rhythm, Modern Art Oxford; Moving In, Five films, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, (2010); Tiny Movements, ACCA, Melbourne; I’m lost without your rhythm, Camden Art Centre (2009); Taking Turns, Kemper Museum, Kansas City; This is How We Walk On The Moon, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (2008); Forever Changes, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel and Keep on Doing, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (2007). She has participated in survey shows such as the 4th Auckland Triennial, Last ride in a hot balloon, Auckland (2010), Documenta 12, Kassel (2007); Singapore Biennale (2006), 9th Istanbul Biennial; 1st Moscow Biennale (2005) and 50th Venice Biennale (2003). Johanna also runs the record label Make it Happen with her brother Anders, publishing music and arranging live performances.

Johanna Billing Featured Artworks

Johanna Billing Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Johanna Billing, Learning How to Drive a Piano at Kavi Gupta, Elizabeth St, Chicago
4 June–6 August 2016 Johanna Billing Learning How to Drive a Piano Kavi GuptaElizabeth St, Chicago

Johanna Billing In Ocula Magazine

Seoul Mediacity Biennale’s New Online Project Skewers the ‘Samsung Man’ Ocula News Seoul Mediacity Biennale’s New Online Project Skewers the ‘Samsung Man’ Seoul, 3 June 2021

The video by Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries tells a story of death and rebirth through text and a killer jazz track.

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