Johanna Bear is a curator and writer working on Gadigal Country, Sydney, Australia. Informed by studies in international relations, law, and art history, she is interested in artistic and curatorial responses that foster more ethical arts ecologies and social structures. She currently works as Associate Curator and Front of House Coordinator at Artspace, and is Chairperson of the Runway Journal Board. She has previous experience working and volunteering at arts institutions in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, including the Arts Law Centre of Australia, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, and Artspace Aotearoa. Her writing has been published by ArtAsiaPacific, un Projects, Runway Journal, and VAULT.