JOHANNES BÖTTGE’S (B. 1990, LEIPZIG, GERMANY) PRACTICE IS DEFINED BY HIS EXPLORATION OF SOCIETAL AND CULTURAL ELEMENTS. HIS OBSERVATIONS BEND FROM THE ODD, THE SOCIAL, TO THE DESOLATE. THE MEDIUM OF DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY HELPS HIM TO EXPLORE AND UNDERSTAND THE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTS OF STRANGERS, TRANSLATing INTO A PERSONALIZED AESTHETIC NARRATIVE.

BERLIN BASED, JOHANNES IS FINISHING A GRADUATE MASTERS DEGREE IN ART AND VISUAL STUDIES, AFTER COMPLETING HIS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN MUSICOLOGY IN 2015. HE CURATES THE ZINE PROJECT >> native teenage << WHERE HE PUBLISHES AND EXHIBITS WORKS OF CREATIVES IN HIS SURROUNDINGS, AS WELL AS HIS OWN.