Indigo | Digital Folio


This page showcases the digital component of Indigo, A Blues Opera with creator Karma Mayet Johnson, featured in Obsidian 45.1. Click the link here to read the excerpt online.

Indigo and the Roots of a BluesWoman Aesthetic, a live interview with Karma Mayet Johnson 

Interview by Kali-Ahset Amen, PhD, for WRFG 89.3 Atlanta’s Pacific Network Affiliate, July 22, 2014.
This conversation grew from discussions during the 2014 National Endowment for the Humanities Institute on Black Aesthetics
at Emory University where Karma Mayet Johnson was invited as an independent Blues scholar.


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Indigo | Digital Folio 


Karma Mayet Johnson

Karma Mayet Johnson

About the creator

Karma Mayet Johnson is a multidisciplinary performer/composer who has worked with a range of artists including directors Bill T. Jones and Robert Wilson, appearing extensively Off Broadway on stages including The Public Theater, New Dramatists, and The Joyce. Her poems are published in Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, Nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts, Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade, and elsewhere. Her work has been supported by The Field, the D.C. Humanities Council, Soul Mountain Writers Retreat, and the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund. Follow Karma Mayet on

You can read more about Karma Mayet Johnson on her Obsidian Featured Artist page

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karmamayet/

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