JOHNNY PAVLATOS WAS BORN IN 1965 IN ATHENS GREECE, HAS WORKED AND LIVED IN MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, AND IS A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF LONDON UNITED KINGDOM. Johnny is a socially engaged radio artist, public artist, radiophonic producer, sound artist, and performer. Johnny’s work takes the form of interventions, public performances, installations, social sculptures, compositions and radio transmissions. JOHNNY’S practice FOCUSES ON explorations into the ways in which social and economic fragmentation Affects gender performativity and how queer theoretical ideas may disrupt this production.
Johnny’s practice is both political and timely. In addition to teaching, activism AND RADIO PRODUCTION, Johnny co-founded 589 Plateaus and Avelo Space with Lee Ingleton; operating as independent art making spaces in 2006 and 2019 respectively. TheY hosted activists, artists, discusssions, performances AND RESEARCHED various topics AND ISSUES, including the role of queer feminist art in crisis situations.
Currently JOHNNY IS in their 6th year as resident radio programmer at soundart radio in totnes devon; is consumed by questions that problematize social media and gendered data collection; and is focussing ON developing conceptual podcasts and radio transmissions that expose the FRAMEWORKS THAT PROMOTE THE CURRENT SWELL OF epidemical narcissim and imbibe platform capitalisT PRODUCTION.