Joan Jonas
1936–

Introduction

Joan Jonas (born July 13, 1936) is an American visual artist and a pioneer of video and performance art, "a central figure in the performance art movement of the late 1960s". Jonas' projects and experiments were influential in the creation of video performance art as a medium. Her influences also extended to conceptual art, theatre, performance art and other visual media. She lives and works in New York and Nova Scotia, Canada.

Wikidata identifier

Q453808

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, performance artist, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500058309

Names

Joan Jonas

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