Petra Johnson

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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 (www.walk-with-me.org.uk), the outcomes of which explore poetic approaches to relational mapping: The Constellations Below our Feet.