Laurel Johannesson studied at the Royal College of Art, the University of Calgary, the University of Saskatchewan. Her print, photographic, interactive, and moving image artworks have been exhibited extensively in Italy, Greece, England, France, India, Iceland, Portugal, Argentina, Germany, Japan, Chile, Taiwan, the United States, and Canada. Included in many public and private collections, Laurel was recently honoured to have her work collected by the Department of Foreign Affairs for one of their Canadian embassies Read Moreabroad. Laurel has twice been a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome, and an invited artist in residence at institutions in Iceland, Greece, and the South of France. She is a fellow of the Bau Institute [Italy] and has had the rare opportunity to conduct some of her research at the Vatican Library. Receiving an Alberta Foundation for the Arts project grant in 2016, she spent an extended period of time in Greece presenting her work as well as working on The Oblivion Seekers project. In 2017, she was artist in residence at Palazzo Monti in Brescia, Italy. Her research in the area of temporality, the moving image, interactivity, and generative art has been presented at conferences in Rome, Florence, Milan, the University of Greenwich, London, UK and the University of California – Los Angeles. Laurel is a Professor in the School of Visual Arts at the Alberta University of the Arts.
Skills: digital print
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