Joan Jonas (2002)
Joan Jonas is one of the most significant figures in contemporary art whose installations, films and performances have appeared in numerous galleries and museums around the globe, from the 1960s to the present. "Joan Jonas: Five Works", a widely acclaimed retrospective organized for the Queens Museum of Art by Valerie Smith in 2004, was Jonas's first major museum show in the U.S. She is currently a Professor of Visual Arts at MIT in Cambridge, MA and is represented by Galerie Yvon Lambert. In this lecture she speaks on her own work and elucidates the development of her early projects. Recorded March, 2002.