Contributor: Sonja Hornung

Sonja Hornung is a visual artist who grew up in Melbourne. She moved to Berlin in 2012 to study at the Berlin–Weißensee School of Art. In her artistic practice she attempts to insert forms aspiring towards emancipation into pre-existing orders, working in urban contexts. She is active in struggles for spatial justice in Berlin.


In August 2018, the former Australian embassy to East Germany in Berlin’s northeast suburb of Pankow hosted Ex-Embassy, an exhibition of six artworks and five texts, and an open research archive. Instigated and hosted by the artist Sonja Hornung, and researched and assembled with writer and artist Rachel O’Reilly as curatorial advisor, it included the […]