Janna graduated from Yale University in 2012 and is a Masters candidate at California State University Northridge (2022). Janna’s current thesis focuses on displacement, technology theory, and indigenous futurism. Janna’s paintings and digital art have exhibited at Keystone Gallery (Los Angeles), ETTA Studio in collaboration with the house of collections (Korea), NOT ART Gallery (Iran), Spring/Break LA (2019, 2020), Ars Electronica, CultureHub, The Java Project Gallery, The Allen and Leah Rabinowitz Gallery, The Bendix Building, SUPERCOLLIDER, San Luis Obispo Museum, Torrance Museum, UNICEF USA, Matsudo International Science + Art Festival (Japan), Hive Gallery, and Other Places Art Fair. Her artworks and curations are covered in Vice, Hyperallergic, LA Weekly, Artforum, ARTNews, the Los Angeles Times, the Paris Review, and the New York Times.
Janna was a guest speaker for UCLA’s Digital Media Arts Department (2017) and the New York Times School (2019). Her writings on Artificial Intelligence were published in “What Future: The Year’s Best Ideas to Reclaim, Reanimate, and Reinvent Our Future” (2017), considered “one of the best science books of the year” by Smithsonian Magazine. She cofounded the digital media festival FEMMEBIT and advises SUPERCOLLIDER Gallery.