Johanna Adojaan bio

My love for arts started with the first lessons of art history - it was just all the silly details, hidden meanings and crazy stories that won my heart. For long years, I kept a blog about my travels and friends, always including photos with words. 

 It got more serious once I started working for my high school newspaper as a journalist and photographer. That is also when I presented my first exhibition/research project about men with beards and it got awarded as ‘outstanding’. In my photographic practice now, science and art often come together. I do love writing as well - I think I see it as some sort of treasure hunt, both with finding perfect words and capturing moments.

After school I moved to Antwerp, Belgium to study photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. In 2019 I graduated my bachelor's degree cum laude.

 In the second part of 2019 I spent on an exchange program in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in China as part of my Master's studies.

I also love to work with illustration and since summer 2019 I have been lucky enough to work with newspaper Müürileht. 

I have taken part in two group shows in Antwerp - End Season (with Homo Animalis2019) and In Limbo (with Under One Roof , 2018); and one in Guangzhou (with Sample Text Here, 2019). My other accomplishments include being selected for the International Talent Program of BredaPhoto 2018 festival in Breda, Netherlands with the project Did You Hear the News?

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EST +372 590 188 35 – BE +32 465 409 845

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