Mika Johnson

Lecturer, School of Journalism, Media and Visual Arts

Mika Johnson is a photographer and a director of documentaries, music videos, commercials, and fiction films. He also directs XR art projects including VRwandlung, a virtual reality adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, which has been featured in The Economist and Stern Magazine. Long term projects include The Amerikans — a web series featuring 15 short documentaries (theamerikans.org) — and his recently completed debut feature: Confessions of a Box Man. Along with exhibiting his work internationally, Johnson has also presented, lectured, and taught workshops in Tokyo, Mumbai, London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Helsinki, and other locations around the world. Based in Munich and Prague, he also teaches directing at FAMU International.