Jana Barthel is a conceptual artist and stage designer who observes and arranges space and the bodies within in order to analyse their habits and inconsistency. She has researched spatial compositions in the fields of playgrounds, theatre performances, exhibitions and temporary architecture.
Jana Barthel produces text, context, drawings, models and prototypes that turn into compositions for theatre, galleries, concerts or everyday life. Most of the times they are the result of cooperations.
Her work was shown at Sophiensaele Berlin, Theater Chemnitz, Schaubude Berlin, Goetheinstitut Seoul (KR), Figura Festival Baden (CH), Theater Junge Generation Dresden, Westgermany Berlin and she stayed as Artist-in-Residence at Nida Art Colony (LT).