Johanna Suo

Johanna Suo

  • Brussels
  • Sweden
Cultural areas
Cultural Management, Theatre, Visual Arts
Website
http://www.ifa-laboratory.com

Profile

Johanna Suo is the managing director of ifa laboratory. ifa laboratory is a consultancy and ifa, in Chinese, means 'the methods of arts'. The company proposes services in cultural strategic relations, creative team-building and artistic interventions. Johanna is passionate about structural development in culture, bridging civil society and politics through culture and an advocate for the insertion of art and culture in other sectors of society. Active in the institutional and associative sectors of the art world for soon 20 years, she has been involved in the Goethe-Institut, CUMEDIAE, Innovation Culture Europe. In 2015 she was awarded the Marshall Memorial Fellowship (of the German Marshall Fund of the United States) aiming to reinforce transatlantic relations. Her individual focus was to look at the value of art and culture,  art in international relations and cultural diplomacy Johanna initially entered the culture arena through acting. Whilst in Stockholm, she was key in creating the theatre Scenen Pipersgatan 4 in 2001. Johanna is the initiator, artistic - and project director of the large-scale exhibition project United States of Europe – a travelling exhibition about European Identity and Europe today, coordinated by the Goethe-Institut, Paris. She is one of the founding members of ECP Youth Network and she initialized the  "Empowerment though Culture" project. Related websites: ifa-laboratory.com www.go-use.eu  www.culture-media.eu  www.cultureagora.info