Bettina John Artist artworks for sale
Artist: Bettina John
Live in: london, london, United Kingdom
Artworks for sale: 23.00
Bettina John Artist Bio:
Bettina John produces art works in an array of media ranging from drawing, photography and video through to performance. Born in East Germany ten years before the reunification with West Germany she has undergone a lot of changes most notably that from a communist system to a capitalist. These major events have shaped her probably most importantly in her interest in choices life presents one with and subsequently how those choices one makes form one’s life. It comes as no surprise that she has been taking up all chances to explore various different lives. Whether that is in performance, drawing, photography or video, the core of her work is about multiplicity and identity. She lived in mega-cities like Berlin, New York City and Rio De Janeiro and visited others like New Delhi, Istanbul and São Paulo to further her art practice, which she describes as mostly performative in some way or the other. With her Alter Egos, an expression of the various options to become different people, she traveled around the world to create work, exhibit and perform it. Her training as a fashion and costume designer gave her a solid fundament from which she departed after studying at Goldsmiths University in London New Media Art. Bettina John exhibited in group shows and self initiated shows in London, Rio De Janeiro, New York and Halle, her hometown in Germany. She was funded by the german art council and the IFA to go on artist residencies and develop her work.