Joan Jonas: Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room


American artist, Joan Jonas’ experimental projects in the late sixties and early seventies were essential to the development of contemporary performance, video, and conceptual art. Born in New York in 1936, she is regarded as a pioneer of video art and performance. Her work fuses video, dance, theatre, sculpture, drawing. Her projects have included collaborations with dancers like Trisha Brown and Yvonne Rainer and composers like Alvin Lucier. She investigates space, perception and time, ritual gestures, symbolic objects and stereotypes (especially female cliches), and the magical role of the narrator who conveys a drama in each action.

Published by┬áMuseu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, November 2007.

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  • Author Joan Jonas
    Publisher Museu d'Aart Contemporani de Barcelona
    Year 2007
    Country Spain

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