Statement Kōan 1. A paradoxical anecdote or riddle, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and to provoke enlightenment.
Bio Adam Johnson is a photographer, video artist and sound designer from Minneapolis, Minnesota currently living and working in Portland, Oregon. He holds a BFA in Photography from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, and is the 2013 recipient of the William H. Givler Thesis Award for Fine Art.
Johnson's interest lies in examining the dynamic psychological engagement between viewer and art. His video experiments play with visual perception by creating moving-yet still images in which content and duration openly challenge our sense of time and experience. theythemselves.com