Renee Johannes

Renee Johannes from Johannesburg, South Africa is a print maker working in cyanotypes and salt prints.
From: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Shows: Cyanotypes and saltprints.


Renee Johannes was born 1961 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and still lives and works there.

Joy Edmonds, photographer and respected U.K. based artist introduced Renee to salt photography whilst working on a research project in South Africa. She also participates in workshops at Silvertone alternative photography studio under the supervision of accomplished salt photographer Dennis Da Silva.

Renee is also a print maker (silkscreen, intaglio and relief printing). The tactile process of hand making a photograph with unique qualities is what makes the medium of salt photography appealing to her.

Renee has a MA (Art History) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research topic relates to the appropriation of images by artists and copyright law.