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Performance of “Reanimation” in Celebration of Kyoto Prize Laureate Joan Jonas

2019.12.12 (THR)

Art/Film/Video South Hall
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    Joan Jonas, Reanimation, 2012, performance at Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy, Light Time Tales, 2014. Photo by Moira Ricci

A major recent performance by pioneering artist Joan Jonas

Joan Jonas pioneered a new kind of artistic expression by fusing performance art and new media, and has remained at the forefront of contemporary art for 50 years. Commemorating her receiving the 2018 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy, this is the largest-scale performance of her work held to date in Japan. Premiered in 2012, it was created in collaboration with the pianist Jason Moran.

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2019.12.12 (THR)

19:00

Venue : South Hall

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Joan Jonas

In the early 1970s, Joan Jonas established a new artistic form by integrating performance art and video. Her remarkable achievements have earned her an esteemed reputation and respect as a pioneer in the fields of contemporary performance art and video art, and as an active artist who has pursued the exciting relationship between performance art and new digital media. In addition to solo exhibitions and performances at art museums around the world, she has presented at numerous international and special exhibitions, including documenta. She represented her country at the United States Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. From March to August 2018, she held a major retrospective exhibition at London’s Tate Modern.

Presented by Inamori Foundation
Co-presented by ROHM Theatre Kyoto (Kyoto City Music Arts and Culture Promotion Foundation)
Planned and produced by ROHM Theatre Kyoto

Exhibition in Celebration of Kyoto Prize Laureate Joan Jonas

Saturday 14 December 2019 – Sunday 2 February 2020
Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA (Inquiries: 075-253-1509)

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