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Esther Johnson

Esther Johnson MA (RCA), FHEA

Professor of Film and Media Arts, Principal Lecturer in Film and Media Production


I am an artist and filmmaker working with moving image, audio and photography. I was awarded an MA from the Royal College of Art, London, and am a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy. In 2012 I won the Philip Leverhulme Prize for Visual and Performing Arts for young scholars.

Work is made for exhibition, cinema screening and broadcast through individual projects, commissions and residencies, and has been exhibited internationally in over 40 countries.

My work is held in the special collections of British Artists’ Film and Video Study Collection, Central Saint Martins; Science Museum Group; Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center, Buffalo and Yorkshire Film Archive. Distributors include ARGOS centre for art and media, Brussels and vtape, Toronto.

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