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Joan Jonas

 
JOAN JONAS
Born 1936 in New York
Lives and works in New York
Education
1958
B.A., Art History and Sculpture, Mount Holyoke College, Mount Holyoke, Massachusetts
1961
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1965
M.F.A., Columbia University, New York
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2021
Dia Art Foundation, Beacon, New York
Museo Novecento, Florence, Italy
2020
"Moving Off the Land II," Thyssen-Bornemisza Museo Nacional, Madrid
"Joan Jonas: Five Decades," Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2019
"Waltz," Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
"Joan Jonas: Five Rooms for Kyoto: 1972-2019," Kyoto, Japan, organized by the Inamori Foundation
"Vertical Roll, Left Side Right Side, Double Lunar Dogs, Brooklyn Bridge," Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
"In the Trees II," Natural History Museum, Bamberg, Germany
"Moving Off the Land II, Ocean Space," Thyssen-Bornemisza Art 21, Venice, Italy
"Joan Jonas," Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
"I Know Why They Left," Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
"They Come to Us Without a Word," Fort Mason, San Francisco, California
2018
"Promise of the Infinite: Joan Jonas and the Mirror," Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts
"Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods," ACT at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
"Joan Jonas," Tate Modern, London
2017
"Does the Mirror Make the Picture," The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
"Ice Drawings," Lizbeth and George Krupp Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
"what is found in the windowless house is true," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 439 West 127th Street, New York
2016
"Volcano Saga," Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
"Reanimation," National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
"L'Ecran: Sons d'Artifices / The Screen: Sounds of Light," Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
"Joan Jonas: caudal o río, vuelo o ruta," Fundacion Botin, Santander, Spain
"From Away," DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montréal, Québec, Canada
"They Come to us without a word," NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
2015
"They come to us without a word," U.S. Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
"Joan Jonas: Selected Films and Videos, 1972-2005," MIT List Center for Visual Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts
"Light Time Tales," Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
2014
"Joan Jonas year long program," CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
"Light Time Tales," HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy
"Joan Jonas: Mirror Check, 14 Rooms Live Art Exhibition," Messe Basel, Basel
"Joan Jonas: It blew right in my ear like the wind," CCA Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan
2013
"Reanimation," Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
"Reanimation," Yvon Lambert, Paris
"Masks, Dolls and Baskets," Proyecto Paralelo, Mexico City, Mexico
"Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas and Gina Pane," Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas
"Reanimation," WAKO Works of Art, Tokyo
"They came to us without a word," CCA Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan
2012
"Lunar Rabbit," Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2011
"My New Theatre: Reading Dante III," MIT Media Lab Complex Lobby, Cambridge, Massachusetts
"Volcano Saga & Drawing Languages," Wilkinson Gallery, London
"Broken Symmetry," Centre for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan
"Joan Jonas: The Shape, The Scent, The Feel Of Things," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
"Reading Dante III," Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2010
"Double Lunar Rabbits," Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan
"Reading Dante IV," Galleria Rafaella Cortese, Milan, Italy
"Joan Jonas: Reading Dante IV," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
"Joan Jonas," Galleria Alessandro Bonomo, Rome
"Reading Dante III," Yvon Lambert, New York
"Reading Dante III," Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Drawings/ Video/ Performance," Location One, New York
2009
"Begin Again," Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany
"Joan Jonas: From “My New Theatre” Series," Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
"Performance 7: Mirage by Joan Jonas," The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008
"Drawings and Videos," Wako Works Arts, Tokyo
"Infernal Paradise," Wilkinson Gallery, London
"Joan Jonas: Reading Culture through Dante and Aby Warburg," REDCAT, Los Angeles
2007
"Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room," Museu dʼArt Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain travels to Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genèva, Switzerland
"My Theater," Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
"Joan Jonas," westlondonprojects, London
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, My New Theater VI and Other Things," Yvon Lambert, New York
"Joan Jonas: The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of the Things," Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley, California
2006
"Scenes from the Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, 2004/2006 II," Rosmund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
"Scenes from the Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, 2004/2006 I," Yvon Lambert, Paris
"Reflexion - A Variation on Mirror Pieces 1 and 2," 1968 - 2004, Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna
"Joan Jonas: Two Works," Castella di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
2005
"Joan Jonas: Survey 1968-2005," Le Plateau and Jeu de Paume/Hotel de Sully, Paris
"Part I: Lines in the Sand, Part II: Recent Drawings," Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
"Moving in Place 1976-2000," Yvon Lambert, New York
"My New Theatre V," Yvon Lambert, Paris
2004
"Joan Jonas: Five Works," Queens Museum of Art, New York
"Lines in the Sand," Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
"Mirror Works 1969 – 2004," Wilkinson Gallery, London
"Lines in the Sand; The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, United Kingdom
"Joan Jonas: Lines in the Sand; The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Illinois
2003
"Retrospective: Five Works," Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York
"Video Retrospective," Museum Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
"Lines in the Sand," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
"Lines in the Sand," Center for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
2001
"Performance, Video, Installation 1968-2000," NGBK - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin
2000
"In the Shadow a Shadow, Moving with No Pattern," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
"Performance, Video, Installation 1968-2000, A Retrospective," Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Germany
"Drawings," Reinhard Hauff Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany
"Film and Video Work, 1968-76," DIA Center for the Arts, New York
"This Earth is a Flower," International Artists' Museum, Bydgoszcz, Poland
1999
"Moving with No Pattern, My New Theatre III, In the Shadow a Shadow and drawings," Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
1998
"Songdelay and New Work, My New Theater II, Big Mirror," Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
1997
Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany
"Props: Works 1994 - 1997, My New Theatre I, drawings and photographs," Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
1994
"Revolted by the thought of known places_Sweeney Astray, (in conjunction with Works 1968-1994, A Retrospective)," Stedelijk Museum, Westergasfabrik Holland Festival, Amsterdam
1984
"Joan Jonas: He Saw her Burning," DAAD-Galerie, Berlin
1982
"Upside Down and Backwards," Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany
"Upside Down and Backwards," PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, New York
"'60/'80: Attitudes/Concepts/Images," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1981
"Other Realities Installations for Performance," Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas
1980
"Upside Down and Backwards," Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal
Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
"Music, Sound, Language Theater- John Cage, Tom Marioni, Robert Barry, Joan Jonas: Etchings from Crown Point Press," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
"Performances/Video/ Installations," University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California
1979
"The Juniper Tree," Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
"Upside Down and Backwards," Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1977
"Drawing Room," School of Visual Arts, New York
"Three Tales," Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany
1976
"Stage Sets," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1973
"Organic Honey's Vertical Roll for Aspects de l’art actuel présentés par la Galérie Sonnabend," Musée Galliéra, Paris
Selected Performances
2021
"Moving Off the Land," The Stedelijk, Amsterdam
2020
"Moving Off the Land," Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain
2019
"Reanimation," Rohm Theater, Kyoto, Japan, organized by the Inamori Foundation
"Mirror Check (1970)," Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
"Mirror Piece I & II: Reconstruction (1969, 2018-19)," Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
"Moving Off the Land, Ocean Space," Thyssen-Bornemisza Art 21, Venice, Italy
"Mirror Piece I & II: Reconfigured (1969, 2018-19)," Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans - Sketches and Notes," Fort Mason, San Francisco, California
2018
"Mirror Piece II," Tate Modern, London
"Mirage," Tate Modern, London
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans - Sketches and Notes," Danspace Project, New York
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans – Sketches and Notes," Tate Modern, London
"Lecture Performance with Jason Moran," Tate Modern, London
2017
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans - Sketches and Notes," Thyssen-Bornemisza Art 21, Vienna
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans - Sketches and Notes," Sequences Festival, Reyjkavik, Iceland
Sequences Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016
"Reanimation," Art Night, ICA, Southwark Cathedral, London
"Moving Off the Land. Oceans - Sketches and Notes," Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India
"They come to us without a word II," The Kitchen, New York
2015
"They come to us without a word II," La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
2014
"Reanimation," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
"Reanimation," Louvre Museum, Paris
"Reanimation," Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy
2013
"Reanimation," part of Performa 13, Roulette, New York
"Reanimation," Umeå Jazzfestival. Umeå, Sweden, 25 October
"Draw without looking," BMW Tate Live: Performance Room, Tate Modern, 28 February, London
2012
"Reanimation," Kaskade Cinema, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," The University of Texas at Austin, Texas
2010
"Mirror Pieces I: Reconfigured," The Guggenheim Museum, New York
2009
"Reading Dante II," The Performing Garage, New York
"Reading Dante," The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
2008
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2007
"Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room," Museu dʼArt Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
"The Hand Reverts to its Own Movement," Spazio San Francesco, Fondazione Antoni Ratti, Como, Italy
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," Dia: Beacon, Beacon, New York
"Crossed Waves," Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
2006
"Crossed Waves," Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
2005
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," Dia: Beacon, Beacon, New York
2004
"Lines in the Sand," The Kitchen, New York
"Lines in the Sand," Tate Modern, London
2003
"Lines in the Sand," Center for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
"Crossed Waves," The Moore Space, Miami, Florida
"Lines in the Sand," Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
"Crossed Waves," Queens Museum, New York
2002
"Lines in the Sand," Documenta XI, Kassel, Germany
"Cineme Verite," TRANS>area, New York
2001
"Circular Revisions (Video performance in conjunction with Performance Video Installation 1968-2000, A Retrospective)," Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Germany
2000
"Construction in Process VIII 2000: This Earth is a Flower," International Artists' Museum, Bydgoszcz, Poland
1999
"In the Shadow A Shadow, for Were You There?," Hertogenbosch Festival, the Netherlands
1998
"Tangle," Performance Festival, Los Angeles
"If You Could Remember, It Would Be Simple Things," Witte De Witte, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
"The Turn of the Screw for The Object of Time," Rheinstahlhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
1997
"Narcissus and Echo (collaboration with Paul Miller /DJ Spooky)," World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam
1994
"Revolted by the thought of known places_Sweeney Astray, (in conjunction with Work 1968-1994, A Retrospective)," Stedelijk Museum, Westergasfabrik Holland Festival, Amsterdam
1993
"Variations on a Scene," Podvil Berlin; Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
"Variations on a Scene," Centre d'art contemporain de Vassiviere-en-Limousin, Lac de Vassiviere, France
1990
"Variations on a Scene," Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
1988
"Variations on a Scene," Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
1987
"Volcano Saga," The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York; Performing Garage, New York; Contemporary Art Museum, Winnipeg, Canada
1986
"Volcano Saga," Schouwburg, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
1985
"Volcano Saga," De Appel, Amsterdam
1984
"He Saw Her Burning," DAAD-Galerie, Berlin
1983
"He Saw Her Burning," Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; La Zattera di Babele, Genzzano, Italy
1982
"Woman on Fire," Kino Arsenal, Berlin
"Double Lunar Dogs," Documenta VII, Kassel, Germany; Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, California; La Zattera di Babele, Genzzano, Italy
"He Saw Her Burning," Berliner Künstlerprogramm, DAAD West Berlin, Germany; Progetto Genzanno, Italy
"Upside Down and Backwards, (In conjunction with 60/'80 Attitudes, Concepts, Images)," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 4th Biennial of Sydney, Sydney
1981
"Double Lunar Dogs," Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas; Il Gergo Inquieto, Teatro Falcone, Genoa, Italy; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands; The Performing Garage, New York
"Upside Down and Backwards," Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Canada; Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1980
"Retrospective: Performances/Video/ Installations, Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll, Funnel-Mirage, Upside Down and Backwards, Double Lunar Dogs," University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California
"Vignettes from 4 works," Guggenheim Museum, New York
1979
"The Juniper Tree," Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
"Upside Down and Backwards," De Appel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Performing Garage, New York; Performing Garage, New York; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
1978
"The Juniper Tree," Franklin Furnace, New York; Joan Jonas's Mercer Street loft, New York; Internationales Performance Festival, Österreichischer Kunstverein, Vienna
1977
"Three Tales," Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany
"Mirage," Vanguard Theater, Los Angeles; Salle Patino, Geneva, Switzerland; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland; India/America Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome
"The Juniper Tree," The Kitchen, New York; St. Mark's Church, New York
1976
"Stage Sets," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mirage (Video performance), Anthology Film Archives, New York
"The Juniper Tree," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Native Dance, Twilight," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Akademie der Künste, Berlin
1975
"Twilight," Anthology Film Archives, New York; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Native Dance, And/Or, Seattle, Washington
1974
"Organic Honey's Vertical Roll," Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts; Contemporanea, Rome
"Funnel," Contemporanea, Rome, Italy; The Kitchen, New York; Project ‘74, Kunsthalle Cologne, Cologne, Germany; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
"Crepusculo," English Garden beside the tower of Santo Spirito, Florence, Italy
1973
"Organic Honey's Vertical Roll," Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Galleria Toselli, Milan, Italy
1972
"Organic Honey's Visual Telepathy," Lo Giudice Gallery, New York, New York; Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome
"Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll," Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
"Delay, Delay," Lower West Side, New York
"Delay, Delay," for Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome
"Organic Honeyʼs Vertical Roll," for Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome
1971
"Choreomania, Joan Jonas's Grand Street loft," New York; Loeb Student Center, New York
University
"Night Piece, (variation of Jones Beach Piece)," University of California, Irvine, California
"Nova Scotia Beach Dance," Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
1970
Underneath, Alan Saret's Spring Street loft, New York
"Mirror Piece II, Mirror Check," Emanu-El, YMHA, New York; University of California, Irvine, California
"Jones Beach Piece," Jones Beach, Long Island, New York
1969
"Mirror Piece I," Loeb Student Center, New York University; 10 Downtown, Gilles Larraine's loft, New York; Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
1968
"Oud Lau," St. Peter's Church, New York
"Choreoconcerts Experimental Workshops," St. Peter's Gymnasium, New York
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021
"Aquaria," The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal
2020
Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India
13th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
"Spheres, Skulls and Other Icons of the Interior," Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Prince Edward Island, Canada
"Mercer Street," Fergus McCaffrey, New York
"The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object, and Performance," Walker Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
2019
"Just what is it that makes today so different, so appealing?," Gavin Brown’s enterprise at Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
"Bethlehem Hospital," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
"Visible Traces (Mountain Water Air)," Lévy Gorvy, New York
"The Unexpected Subject. 1978 Art and Feminism in Italy," FM Centre for Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
"The Body Electric," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2018
"Jubilation Inflation," Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Nevada, Las Vegas
"Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today," National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
57th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2994)," Hessel Museum of Art, Hudson, NY
2017
"The Long Run," MoMA, New York
"Sequences VII," Reykjavik, Iceland
2016
"Douglas Crimp, Before Pictures, New York City 1967-1977," Galerie Buchholz, New York
"Enacting Stillness," The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York
"Yes, but is it performable? Investigations on the Performative Paradox," Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria
"Moving Time: Video Art at 50, 1965-2015," Braod Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan
2015
"DO DISTURB," Palais de Tokyo, Paris
"15 rooms," Long Museum West Bund, Xuhui District, Shanghai
"The Great Mother," Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy
"In the Trees," Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy
"Painting 2.0: Expressions in the Information Age," Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
2014
Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
"Rumors of the Meteor," Frac Lorraine, Metz, France (forthcoming)
"Theatrical Fields – Critical Strategies in Performance, Film and Video," Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
"Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane," Stroum Gallery
"do it Moscow," Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
"Joan Jonas & Adam Pendleton," Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
"Drowning and Swallowing This Text," Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
"Pleasing Artists and Publics Since 1962," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Lens-Based Sculpture," Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Germany
"The Great Acceleration," Taipei Biennial, Taipei
2013
Performa 13 Biennial, New York
"Volcano Saga, Pioneer Voices," Arts Festival of North Norway, Harstad, Norway
"Dark Paradise," The Clocktower Gallery, New York
"In Situ," Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
2011
"Where Language Stops," Wilkinson Gallery, London
"Live your question now," Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, Scotland
"Manchester International Festival: 11 Rooms," Manchester, United Kingdom
"112 Greene Street: A Nexus of Ideas in the Early 70’s," Salomon Contemporary, New York
2012
documenta XIII, Kassel, Germany
2010
"Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance," The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
2010
"Number Three: Here and Now," Julia Stoschek Collection, with Andrea Fraser, Sharon Hayes, Jérôme Bel, John Bock, Christian Jankowski, Dara Friedman, Keren Cytter, Dusseldorf, Germany
2009
Venice Biennale, 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy
"Time as Matter: MACBA Collection New Acquisitions," Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
2008
28th Sao Paulo Biennial: In Living Contact, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Yokohama Biennial: Time Crevasse, Yokohama, Japan
"Video Installation of Vertical Roll (1972)," CUBITT Gallery, London
"Once Upon a Time (in collaboration with Markus Schob & Hans Widmer)," Yvon Lambert, Paris
"The 2008 Biennale of Sydney: Revolutions – Forms That Turn," Sydney, Australia
"Versus/Inversus," Galeria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy
"To Burn Oneself with Oneself: the Romantic Damage Show," de Appel, Amsterdam
2007/2009
"Stop, Look, Listen: An Exhibition of Video Work," Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2007/2008
"WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution," Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Connie Butler, Los Angeles at the Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles; National Museum of Woman in the Arts, Washington, DC; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island, New York
12th Biennial of the Moving Image, Centre pour lʼimage contemporaine, St-Gervais, Switzerland
2006/2007
"The Invisible Show," MARCO, Museum for Contemporary Art Vigo, and Centro Jose Guerrero, Granada; The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2006
"The Power of Women, curated by Luca Beatrice, Caroline Bourgeois, Francesca Pasini," Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
"Concetto Corpo e Sogno, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev," Castello di Rivolli, Turin, Italy
"Ombra, curated by Lea Vergine," Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
"Primera Generacion: Arte e imagen en movimiento (1963 - 1986)," curated by Berta Sichel, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2005
"The Forest: Poitics, Poetics and Practice," Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
"Marking Time," Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
"After the Act," curated by Barbara Lausen, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
"Grey Flag," Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
2004
"Marking Time," Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
"After the Act," curated by Barbara Lausen, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
2003
"Mirror Tenses," University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
"Gloria," Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
"Video Acts Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust," P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
2002
"Lines in the Sand," documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
"Gloria," White Columns, New York
"In the Shadow a Shadow," Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris
"Great Theater of the World," Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan
"Aquaria," The Fascinating World of Man and Water, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria; Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany
2001
"Into the Light, Projection / Interaction: The Projected and Interactive Image in American Art,1964-1978," Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York
2000
"Century Cities," Tate Modern, London
"Video / Performance: Open Ends," Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Glass Puzzle and In the Shadow A Shadow for Electronic Images: Videokunst 1965 –2000," Villa Merkel /Bahnwaterhaus, Esslingen, Germany
"Moving with no Pattern for Escape." Media City Seoul, Seoul, Korea
1999
"The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000. Part II: 1950-2000," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Circa 1968," Museo de Arte Contemporânea, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
"In the Shadow a Shadow," Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
"The Hundredth Turn," Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, New York
1998
"Out of Actions: Between Performance & the Object, 1949-1979," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; MAK Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna; Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
1997
"World Wide Video Festival," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1996
"Be Specific," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
"Woman in the Well," Christine Rose Gallery, Los Angeles
1995
"Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1994
"Volcano Saga (Installation)," Cleveland Center for Contemporary Arts, Cleveland, Ohio
Biennial de Lyon, Lyon, France
1992
"The First Generation: Woman and Video: 1970-1975," organized by Independent Curators International
1990
"Eye for I: Video Self-Portraits," organized by Independent Curators International
1986
"The First Generation: Women and Video: 1970-1975," organized by Independent Curators International, traveled 1986-1988
"Video Transformations," organized by Independent Curators International, traveled 1986-1988
1979
"Collaborations and Amplifications," organized by Independent Curators International, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
1978
"The Sense of Self: From Portrait to Autobiography," organized by Independent Curators International, Neuberger Museum at Purchase, Purchase, New York, traveled 1978-1980
Film and Videography
2014
"Beautiful Dog," 21:40 minutes, color
2007/2008/2010
"Reading Dante I/II/III," color
2007
"Begin Again," 10 minutes 12 seconds, color
2005
"The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things," 57 minutes, color
2004/2005
"Melancholia," 5 minutes, color
2002/2005
"Lines in the Sand," 47:45 minutes, color
1976/1994/2005
"Mirage," 31 minutes, b/w, silent
2004
"Mirror Improvisations," 6 minutes 35 seconds, color
"Wolf Lights," 2 minutes 49 seconds, color
1976/2000
"Mirage II"
1989
"Volcano Saga," 28 minutes, color
1988
"Brooklyn Bridge," 12 minutes, color
1984
"Big Market," 24 minutes, color
1983
"He Saw Her Burning," 20 minutes, color
"Double Lunar Dogs," 25 minutes, color
1980
"Upside Down and Backwards," 29:03 minutes, color
1977
"I Want to Live in the Country (And Other Romances)," 28 minutes, color
1976
"Good Night, Good Morning," 11 minutes, b/w
"May Windows," 12 minutes, b/w
"Car Tape," b/w
1974
"Glass Puzzle," 26 minutes, b/w, color
"Merlo," 16 minutes, b/w
"Disturbances," 11 minutes, b/w
1973
"Two Women," 20 minutes, b/w, silent
"Barking," 3 minutes, b/w
"Three Returns," 12 minutes, b/w
"Songdelay," Film 18 minutes
1972
"Left Side Right Side," 7 minutes, b/w
"Duet," 4 minutes, b/w
"Vertical Roll," 20 minutes, b/w
1971
"Mirror Check," 6 minutes, b/w, silent
"Paul Revere (with Richard Serra)," 9 minutes
"Organic Honey's Visual Telepathy," 23 minutes, b/w
1968
"Wind," Film, 5 minutes, silent
Selected Screenings
2020
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
2018
Mystic Knots, Tate Modern, London United Kingdom
2017
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California
2015
Block Cinema, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
2013
doctumenta 13, Karlsaue Park/Kaskade Cinema, Kassel, Germany
Anthology Film Archives, New York
2010
Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008
Roy and Edna Disney/Cal Arts Theater, CalArts Downtown, Los Angeles
2004
The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2000
Dia Center for the Arts, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1992
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Galerie Tug, New York; Lamarre, Paris
1990
Videotheque de Paris, France
1989
De Appel, Amsterdam
Festival Électronique, Rennes, France
1987
documenta 8, Kassel, Germany
1983
Ars 83, Ateneum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Australian National Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Palais des Beaux Arts, Charleroi, France
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1982
documenta 7, Kassel, Germany
Anthology Film Archives, New York
Arsenal, Berlin
1981
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
4th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
P.S.1, New York
Bonini Editore, Genoa, Italy
Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
Tokyo Film Festival, Tokyo
US Film and Video Festival, Chicago, Illinois
1980
Guggenheim Museum, New York
American Center, Paris
Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California
1979
Videowochen, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Kansas
Video Roma, Rome
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1978
Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
Rolg Ricke Galerie, Cologne, Germany
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Television Belge, Brussels
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
1977
The Kitchen, New York
Frauenkunst-Neue Tendenzen, Galerie Krinzinger, Innsbruck, Austria
documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1976
Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris
Oberlin Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh
1975
The Video Show, Serpentine Gallery, London
Woman Space, Los Angeles
Berlin International Filmforum, Berlin
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1974
Centro Di, Florence, Italy
Galerie Impact, Lausanne, Switzerland
Art Now Œ74, Washington, DC
Biennial de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1972
And/Or, Seattle, Washington
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
documenta 5, Kassel, Germany
Awards, Fellowships & Grants
Kyoto Prize, Japan, 2019
Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
The Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon, 2016
American Film Institute, Maya Deren Award for Video
Anonymous Was A Woman award, 1998
Artist in Residence Grant, TV Workshop, WXXI-TV, Rochester, New York, 1980
Artist in Residence Grant, TV Lab at WNET/13, New York
Artist-S TV Lab at WNET/13, New York
CAPS Award, 1971, 1974
THE CAT Fund
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Berlin
Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art
The Guggenheim Foundation
Hyogo Prefecture Museum of Modern Art prize; Tokyo
Japan International Video Art Festival
MIT Gyorgy Kepes Fellowship Prize
National Endowment for the Arts
Polaroid Award for Video
The Rockefeller Foundation
Television Workshop at WXXI, Rochester, New York
Fondazione Ratti, Como, Italy