Darren Johnson

Filmmaker

Darren Johnson is a multi-media artist working primarily with audio, film, and poetry.  Recent film collaborations with Ananya Chatterjea and Ananya Dance Theatre have been screened at festivals worldwide including the London International Screen Dance Festival, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Film at Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera Festival, and The Harlem Film Festival. Dastak: Fire was awarded Best Social Justice Film at the Silk Road Film Festival of Cannes.  His spoken word poetry has manifested into two recent audio releases, the audiobook, Conundrums of Indignant Bliss, based on the poetry collection of the same name, and a live jazz album Poetic Explorations with the Whitewashed Conundrums.