|Joanna Woodward, also known as Jowonder, is a visual artist, performer, film maker and writer. Her work creates a magical irony stolen from myth and tradition in folklore, literature and painting. She believes the spirit of playfulness is the most important element in any artwork.|
Recently one of her surreal short stories was published in 'The International Times.'
Her films have been screened on television and in international festivals, winning the Grande Prize at Zagreb International Animation Festival, The Time Out Film Award, and Most Promising Newcomer at Cardif Festival. Her animations have also been noted by mythographer Marina Warner, are a part of the BFI Collection, and are included in The World History Of Animation.
In 2007, she created a living a painting from bacteria, a re-telling the story of Ophelia's death seen in John Everett Millais' original painting: seeing Ophelia's death as a form of beautiful transition a return to the land. With kind assistance from the Wellcome Trust and microbiologist Dr Simon Park. The work was discussed and featured on television and in the Welcome Trust Gallery.
Her paintings and prints are in private collections world-wide.
For a more detailed Interview go to: http://internationaltimes.it/interview-with-artist-jowonder/
For more films go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/jowonder