|JoWonder(born Joanna Woodward), is a multi-media artist and writer, whose work explores themes of wonderment, entrapment, and desire. Her animations have been noted by mythographer Marina Warner, and she has received Wellcome Trust, and London Production Fund bursaries to develop her work which is included in the BFI Collection, and The World History Of Animation. |
2017- Lights Of Soho, film screening event about lucid Dreaming.
2016- Technology and the Evolution of the Artist's Book Brighton.
2015-2014, Redland Museum Cleveland, Australia, Personal Histories, an international Book Art Exhibition.
2013-The Other Gallery, London, Solo show -Optical Effects And Magic.
2012 The Red Gallery, London, Urban Dialogues, selected by The White Cube.
2012- Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, Fine art auction and exhibition in association with Artbid4Ken.
6 Days Goodbye Poems Of Ophelia, paintings in bacteria, research funded by The Wellcome Trust with microbiology input from Dr Simon Park. The work features an animated and painted version of John Millais Ophelia out of bacteria - to pay new poetic tributes to Ophelia call: 44(0)207-1839366.
St John's Church, Bethnal Green, London, performance JoWonder and The Psychic Tea Leaves (voted best First Thursday),+ a part of 'A Cabinet Of Wonders' Hundred Years Gallery, included in cabaret Futura, and also'The End Of The Pier Show' (Whitstable. UK).
Guildford Cathedral, video installation Flatlanders, made in response to nuclear experiment (CERN.) An event in collaboration with the The Very Revd Victor Stock, scientists Professors Brian Cox, and Jim Al-Khalili, also The Columbia Arts Center, USA with two other artists in: 'The New Future.'
T1+2 Gallery Annex Projects,'Don't Submit To A Moments Passion With A Stranger' originally commissioned for the grand opening of The Lux Cinema, Hoxton Square, London, 1997.
ITV and London Production Fund: The Cat, 10 minutes drama, with Sarah Thom.
Channel 4: Sawdust For Brains And The Key Of Wisdom, 11 minutes, mixed animation and live action, with Moya Brady and Andrew Bailey. Music David Humpage.
BBC 2: The Weatherhouse, with Amanda Hadingue, 10 Minutes, mixed animation and live action.
Feature screenwriting Awards: BFI and also London Production Fund.
Artist in Residence:
1999-2000 The Old Fire Station, Acme Residency/Award, London, UK.
2006-Lewisham College, London, UK.
Other exhibition and Awards:
New Contemporaries- ICA. prizewinner, Zagreb International Animation Festival, Grand Prize. Cardiff International Film Festival, Most Promising Young Newmer. Time Out Magazine, film award.- Camden Arts Centre.- Whitechapel Open.- National Film Theatre.- Goldsmiths University Event, Intimacy.- Tate Britain, Event Experimental Film. -291 Gallery + Orleans House Gallery, London.UK. Alnolfini Bristol, UK.
Centre d'Art, Chamalières, France, International Michelin 2000.- Annecy animation festival, France. - Asolo Art Film Festival, Italy.- The Festival de Alcala de Henares, Madrid. - Williamsburg Art And Historical Centre, The Master Surrealist , USA. - Stuttgart film festival Germany. - Krakow Film Festival, Poland. Toronto, Women Call The Shots, Canada. Culture Centre of Fljotsdalsherad, Iceland. - 'BachModern Project, Bashimi Art House - Salzburg, Austria.
For more films go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/jowonder