Johannson is a media artist, educator and researcher based in Tallinn,
Estonia. Her background is in fine arts and moving image, since1990 she
has mostly been working on numerous media art projects on video, multimedia
and Information Society technologies. In 1995 got addicted to Internet
and since 1996 opened her self.curated "Self. Museum" http://xtiiax.gz.ee
. She is also PhD student in University of Lapland in the department of
Audiovisual Media Culture majoring on Media Studies with theses "Marginal
Status in Digital Culture", where the main purpose is to analyse deeper
the new informatical society in the angle of its reflections to art world.
Attention is focused in finding out and clarifying the connections and
concepts between different relationships among art and technology, their
values and meanings including gender, ethics and social aspects. She is
also Winner and participant in many international media art festivals,
such as ISEA , Art on the Net, "INFOS2000", "CYNet Art", "Viper"
, "JAVA artist of 2001" etc. Her main interest as artist is to analyze
Internet age and computerised communication, whether there is an everlasting
dualism or complex interrelationship between nature/life and technology,
literally she is trying to digitally draw out the blurred borderlinesof
our (virtual) presence and existence, how our identities are being mediated
on the screen of the computer.