A. Fariduddin Frederick R. Johnson is Director for Strategic Initiatives and Deputy Executive Director of Intersections. Johnson’s expertise is in bringing people together from diverse spiritual and cultural backgrounds to create artistic forums for learning, sharing, reconciliation, vision and hope. He spent the past 16 years working in America, Europe and the Middle East presenting seminars on the power of creative expression as a tool for personal well-being and healing. As a student for nine years of West African natural healing indigenous music traditions, Johnson brings to the contemporary world a fusion of ancient sound traditions, coupled with 21st-century science on the power of the vibration universe.
Johnson enhances Intersections programming with specific arts initiatives, organizes multicultural music and creative arts programs, and develops programs to strengthen marginalized communities in the New York City metropolitan area.