Jennifer Johnson is a Philadelphia-based sculptor who works with ceramics and fibers, but also electronics, video, and performance, to create installations. She is interested in the production of history and focuses on how architecture reveals lived experiences.
Linger, part of the exhibition You Are Here, on view at Park Towne Place from June - September 2022, considers how we make sense out of the constant change in our built environment. An Archive of Desire on view at Glen Foerd on the Delaware in Philadelphia (2020/21- continuing) tells a broader story of the house's history from different vantage points. The Architecture of Remembering exhibited in Denmark (2017), in the Woodmere Annual (Philadelphia, 2018) and The Anderson Center (Red Wing MN, 2019), deconstructs Himmel House as a memorial to Nina Hole. Let me clear up a few things, (Temple Contemporary, 2016) recreated a mid-century domestic scene to explore the women of that era. The Men’s Room installed at the Crane Arts in 2019 explored how the Crane Company looked from the building's bathroom.