Johannes Kuhn is an artist and designer working in the fields of spatial, sound, text and graphic. His practice focuses on the politics of space. In 2015 he founded the collective yvjo for design and research. Since 2017 he has been teaching at HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) in the Department of Architecture. Since 2018 he has been involved in the venue Import Export in Munich. Since 2022 he has been curating a space for time based media and sound in Hamburg as part of the group BEEK. He is currently studying at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts (HFBK). Contact Instagram Graphic design archive

Situativer Urbanismus, teaching, architecture HafenCity University, Hamburg, 2022/23, Fig.: New Babylon, Constant, 1974

146m3 walking space, urban research, inflatable, collaboration with Lucas Schmidt, curated by collective In Ordnung, Bremen, 2020

(How) do we (want to) work (together) (as (socially engaged) designers (students and neighbors)) (in neoliberal times)?, symposium, publication, HFBK Hamburg, Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, 2020, ISBN 978-3-95679-604-3

(How) do we (want to) work (together) (as (socially engaged) designers (students and neighbors)) (in neoliberal times)?, symposium, publication, HFBK Hamburg, Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, 2020, ISBN 978-3-95679-604-3

Bau und Gegenbau, teaching, architecture HafenCity University, Hamburg, 2022

Concentration camp memorial, online archiv, concept and design, Gedenkstätte KZ Neuengamme, Studio Experimentelles Design, Hans Frankenthal Prize of the Auschwitz Committee Foundation in Hamburg, photo © Kayoung Kim, 2019, www.ort-der-verbundenheit.de

Concentration camp memorial, drawing shelf and billboard, Gedenkstätte KZ Neuengamme, Studio Experimentelles Design, Hans Frankenthal Prize of the Auschwitz Committee Foundation in Hamburg, 2019, www.ort-der-verbundenheit.de

Kunst ist Zwecklos, symposium, Port25 Manheim, 2019. Interdisciplinary discourse project about free artistic work, political appropriation and social demands.

Satellite Station, critical urban research, online archive, participation formats, mappings, assemblies, interviews, Kreativquartier München, project by collective yvjo, 2017–2019. www.kreativquartier-im-prozess.de

Satellite Station, critical urban research, online archive, participation formats, mappings, assemblies, interviews, Kreativquartier München, project by collective yvjo, 2017–2019. www.kreativquartier-im-prozess.de

Walking as a critical urban practice, teaching, architecture HafenCity University, Hamburg, 2021/22, Fig.: The Naked City, Guy Debord, 1957

Space is the Place, exhibition, urban research, performance, inflatable, Munich, collective yvjo in cooperation with REMARK (Amsterdam), HALLE 6, 2018.

Walking as a critical urban practice, teaching, architecture HafenCity University, Hamburg, 2019, Fig.: Student work, comic détournement

Right to the city library, installation, Munich/Stuttgart, project by collective yvjo, photo © Lukas Yves Jakel, 2018/2019, Right to the city podcast

Sounds of Wilhelmsburg, teaching, soundwalk, soundinstallation, inflatable, architecture HafenCity University, FlohZinn Hamburg, project by collective yvjo, photo © Lukas Yves Jakel, 2018