I'm just a woman with a dream and a pen...
Sai Marie Johnson (°1984, Lane County, United States) is an artist who works in a variety of media. By applying a poetic and often metaphorical language, Johnson wants to amplify the astonishment of the spectator by creating compositions or settings that generate tranquil poetic images that leave traces and balances on the edge of recognition and alienation.
Her artworks appear as dreamlike images in which fiction and reality meet, well-known tropes merge, meanings shift, past and present fuse. Time and memory always play a key role. With a conceptual approach, she tries to approach a wide scale of subjects in a multi-layered way, likes to involve the viewer in a way that is sometimes physical and believes in the idea of function following form in a work.
Her works directly respond to the surrounding environment and uses everyday experiences from the artist as a starting point. Often these are framed instances that would go unnoticed in their original context. By investigating language on a meta-level, she tries to grasp language. Transformed into art, language becomes an ornament. At that moment, lots of ambiguities and indistinctnesses, which are inherent to the phenomenon, come to the surface.
Her works focus on the inability of communication which is used to visualise reality, the attempt of dialogue, the dissonance between form and content and the dysfunctions of language. In short, the lack of clear references are key elements in the work. Sai Marie Johnson currently lives and works in the Great Pacific Northwest.
Unique traits: Bilingual - Spanish/English professional proficiency. Biracial - Native American/Caucasian Disabled - Hearing impairment
Secrets of the Day Budget: $0 - $100K | Action ⋄ Thriller A CIA operative uncovers a plot to unleash a virus that could eradicate 9 out of every 10 infected; the trouble is the conspirator responsible is working an inside job making trustworthy allies no longer reliable and endangering her life at every turn.
Swiped Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Mystery A sheltered college student must escape from a psychotic secret admirer who targets her on an online swipe dating site.
Blind Justice Budget: $0 - $100K | Action ⋄ Thriller A struggling mother determines to stand up to the corruption in her small town when she discovers embezzling by the utility company and is arrested for speaking out, finding herself on the wrong side of the law with nobody on her side.
Only Sweet, Only Sixteen Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy ⋄ Family When two adolescent girls get their first jobs, the zaniness of high school and finding a work-life balance becomes a comical challenge.
A Vacation of Innocence Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery ⋄ Romance An elderly gentleman wishes to enrich his life by falling in love for the first time ever - even as he nears the end of his life journey.
The Gift of Love Budget: $0 - $100K | Action ⋄ Family A Native American mother is compelled to break cultural norms when her family is not quite making ends meet by doing the one thing she swore she never would; selling her hair, and assisting her husband with speaking out against the timber company doing their people wrong.
Into Obscurity Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery ⋄ Thriller A wildland hotshot firefighter takes his activist girlfriend on a romantic weekend camp trip to Lake Pontchartrain, but while there she unwittingly disrupts a sacred artifact prompting horrific things to begin occurring.
Dark Possession Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Horror An orphaned young woman with powerful psychic abilities is placed in an orphanage where she is repeatedly subjected to torturous abuse until one evening when a soul-swallowing demon is unleashed from within her prompting her to become the unspoken avenger on behalf of all the victimized wards.
Fade to Black Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Historical A young woman on a long train trip through Europe is subjected to horrifying torment when she crosses path with a sadistic Nazi lieutenant with an appetite for murder.
Duality, the End of an Age Budget: $0 - $100K | Action ⋄ Historical Two young girls are captured during the second world war. Following their captor, Henrich Himmler's use of bio-experimentation leads to an evolutionary leap in their DNA prompting a race to restore balance before the Reich destroys all hope for humanity.
The Tales of Valisa: The Rebellious Daughter Budget: $100K - $1M | Action ⋄ Fantasy A catastrophe looms over the Elven kingdom of Valisa when the next princess in line to the throne vanishes on a quest to find the human prince she secretly fell in love with. With the balance in her realm in chaos from her abrupt disappearance, a journey commences to rescue her and prevent certain destruction from corrupting her world.
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