first movie & soundtrack came into being through the recording
of a potential single called, Who is Number 1 ?,
a tribute to Patrick McGoohan's brilliant 60's
TV series, The Prisoner.
Later this became the soundtrack to the scratch video / movie called
Who is Number 1 ?
together by Johnson in 1993, the movie was a raw and compelling
combination of images moving to the changes and dialogue of the
soundtrack, forming into statements related to the original Prisoner
series and the programme's innovative and timeless comments, mixed
with the movies own statements from a 1990's perspective.
is Number One? was shown / exhibited at
Exploding Cinema , Brockwell Lido event in Brixton,
London, in late 1993
making of the British Identity Exhibition at the Angle
Gallery in Birmingham in 1994. Who is Number One?
then became part of S.T.A.R.T., No more Hiroshimas,
an anti-war touring exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the
atomic bombing of Hiroshima and NagasakiI.
The Angle Gallery, Birmingham, in June 95
Street Gallery, Bristol, June-July 95
Carnival Music Festival, June-July 95
Gallery, Coventry, in August 95
Arts, Belfast, Sept-October 95
Arts, in London, and the
exhibition in Cardiff, in November - December 95, being
the UK venues
Gallery, in Nagoya, and Hiroshima Peace park,
exhibition in JAPAN, in August 95 on the 50th anniversary of the
dropping of the atomic bomb. And Johnson, along with others, were
awarded peace medals by the Japanese for contributing
to the exhibition.