Petra Johnson


Petra Johnson is currently Lead Artist of the Lijiang Studio Residency, Lijiang, Yunnan, PRC. Johnson is a research-based artist whose interests focus on contact improvisation, pedestrian movement, and the role of ordinary affects in everyday life. She regularly initiates interdisciplinary research for a round of related topics. Her work ranges from choreographic installations to a constantly evolving participatory walking practice (, the outcomes of which explore poetic approaches to relational mapping: The Constellations Below our Feet.