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Joan Jonas: Performance Video Installation 1968-2000 by
Artist Joan Jonas is one of the most groundbreaking pioneers in the fields of video and performance, having worked in these media since the 1960s. This catalogue documents her work with an interview, numerous performance and film stills, installation drawings, and photographs.
Joan Jonas by
"Joan Jonas is firmly placed historically as one of the first and most important pioneers of performance and video art. Since her early works in the late 1960s she has continued to develop her own complex and intriguing visual vocabulary. Over recent years she has not only created intricate and compelling performance works, but has also found a way to translate those performances into video installations which have become works in their own right."
Joan Jonas: ‘You don’t know what you’re doing sometimes. You just begin’
"In the era of the selfie, the American visual art pioneer is more relevant than ever. As a major exhibition [recently] opened at Tate Modern, in which she [is] performing, the SoHo survivor talks about her work, the 70s scene, and the roles women play."
Paper Trail: (Re)viewing Lines in the Sand and Other Key Works of Joan Jonas
This article references an exhibition of Jonas's work "Lines in the Sand: Helen in Egypt" on show at the Queen's Museum of Art, New York. It highlights Jonas's initial work as a sculptor, comments on the video and mixed media works "Five Works" and "Wind" which open the show, and highlights the filmed group performance "Songelay" (1973), noting its investigation of audio and visual perception with reference to a number of other works by the artist.