Johann Nowak founded DNA Galerie in 2001 in Berlin, Germany. DNA is dedicated to promoting contemporary art. It focuses primarily on Berlin based international artists.The program accomodates a wide range of artistic media (painting, sculpture, video, installation and drawing), presented via innovative, interactive, interdisciplinary and multimedia projects. DNA has an international character, collaborating regularly with numerous galleries and institutions outside Germany.
Johann Nowak has been working as an independent curator, realizing numerous international projects, such as The Festival of Vision, Berlin-Hongkong in collaboration with Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin.