Johanna Hedva

Johanna Hedva is a Korean-American writer, artist, musician, and astrologer, who was raised in Los Angeles by a family of witches, and now lives in LA and Berlin. Hedva is the author of the novel On Hell (2018). Their new book, Minerva the Miscarriage of the Brain, which documents a decade of work, will be published in September 2020. Their work has been shown in Berlin at Klosterruine and the Institute of Cultural Inquiry, at The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Performance Space New York, the LA Architecture and Design Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art on the Moon. Their writing has appeared in Triple Canopy, frieze, The White Review, Die Zeit, Ignota, and is anthologized in Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art. Their essay “Sick Woman Theory,” published in 2016 in Mask, has been translated into six languages. Their album The Sun and the Moon was released in March 2019; two of its tracks were played on the moon. Their LP, Black Moon Lilith in Pisces in the 4th House, a doom-metal guitar and voice performance influenced by Korean shamanist ritual, will be released in November 2020 on crystalline morphologies.