Joan Jonas (b. 1936, New York) is one of the most highly regarded and influential artists working today. This book focuses on her new exhibition, film screenings and performances at Tate Modern and Haus der Kunst, and includes several interviews with the artist, giving valuable insights into her interdisciplinary approach and artistic processes.
A pioneer of performance art in the 1960s, Joan Jonas’s experimental installations include projections, videos, drawings, soundscapes, props and masks. Featuring her new exhibition at Tate Modern and Haus der Kunst, this publication focuses on new and past interviews with the artist. Jonas reveals her artistic processes, her influences and inspirations, from literature and Noh Theatre to rituals, and speaks of collaborations with Babette Mangolte or Jason Moran. Joan Jonas (b. 1936, New York) has exhibited and performed her work extensively at an international level, including Documenta and the U.S. Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennial.