Johanna Musch

The Missing Dimension
↑ Johanna Musch. Photo: Urban Cerjak.

I am a social designer, researcher, digital and cultural project coordinator.

With a background in cultural and digital studies with a focus on the redistribution of commons and public encapacitation through co-creative process, I’ve worked for seven years in cultural institutions such as Palais de Tokyo and Fondation Cartier as digital project manager. There, I’ve been curating digital content and developing web-based mediation tools (living archive of Sally Gabori and kaiadilt community (, Night Vision augmented reality experience with Sarah Sze (
This practice has been extended to digital community research project including « The everyday data (h)activism toolkit » I co-authored and teaching as associate teacher of « digital strategies » for museums studies MA students at Sorbonne Nouvelle.

In parallel, I’ve co-founded Umarell, a collective of architects and spatial practitioners. With the collective, I’m experimenting with research methods and tools that can bring out vernacular knowledge and help users recognize their own power of invention and intervention towards regenerative practices. 
In my work, I like to hybridize architecture with other fields including: journalistic investigation, audio-recording, artistic intervention, writing and speculative design like in the action-research residency « Un trou dans la raquette » ( or Europan 16 (

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Johanna Musch
The Missing Dimension
For a chronotopic approach to regenerative city-making
Raising awareness

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Appears at events

28 Sep — 19 Oct 2024
TAB 2024

Tbilisi, Georgia
Organised by: Tbilisi Architecture Biennale
Summer school

27 Apr — 1 May 2024
Architecture of Cure

Children's Health Resort, Krvavica, near Makarska, Croatia
Organised by: DAI-SAI, Lisbon Architecture Triennale
Summer school

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