Frank Ahlgrimm
Gioele Amaro
Tim Berresheim
Ergül Cengiz
Clément Cogitore
Anne-Lise Coste
Andreas Fischer
Wolfgang Flad
Joan Jonas
Bernhard Kahrmann
Thomas Locher
Pia Maria Martin
Josephine Meckseper
Arthur Metz
Mark Pearson
Julio Rondo
Julika Rudelius
Dóme Scharfenberg
Lasse Schmidt Hansen
Yuan Shun
Klaus-Martin Treder
Stephen Willats


Born 1936 in New York, USA
Lives and works in New York, USA


1958–1961  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
–1958  Bachelor of Arts, Art History and Sculpture, Mount Holyoke College, Mount Holyoke, MA
–1965  Master of Fine Art, Columbia University, New York


2019 Joan Jonas. Vertical Roll, Left Side Right Side, Double Lunar Dogs, Brooklyn Bridge, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin
2018 BMW TATE LIVE EXHIBITION: Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern, London (performance)
Joan Jonas, Tate Modern, London
In the Trees II, Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London
Joan Jonas, Fundação de Serralves, Porto
Moving Off the Land, Danspace Project, New York (performance)
2017 Joan Jonas: what is found in the windowless house is true, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
I WANT TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY (AND OTHER ROMANCES), Bread & Salt, San Diego (performance)
Joan Jonas. Reanimation, Art Night, Southwark Cathedral, London (performance)
Ice Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2016 Joan Jonas – Waltz, 2003, CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Joan Jonas: caudal o río, vuelo o ruta, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander
From Away, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal
Joan Jonas. Sant' Andrea De Scaphis, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Joan Jonas: They Come to Us without a Word, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
Joan Jonas. Reanimation Detail 2010 – 2012, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik
Minds of Their Own, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
Volcano Saga, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
After Mirage 1976/2014, Sant' Andrea De Scaphis, Lazio, Italy
Joan Jonas: They Come to Us without a Word II, The Kitchen, New York (performance)
2015 Joan Jonas – Light Time Tales, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Joan Jonas – Wind / Reading Dante II, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu
Joan Jonas. Circular Revisions – Revisited, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
Joan Jonas: Selected Films And Videos, 1972 – 2005, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
Joan Jonas: Glacier, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø
2014  Light Time Tales, Hangar Bicocca, Milan
Joan Jonas. It Blew Right in My Ear Like The Wind, Centre for Contemporary Art, Kitakyshu
Shizuka Yokomizo & Joan Jonas, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
Joan Jonas & Adam Pendleton, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Joan Jonas year long program, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
Joan Jonas: Mirror Check. 14 Rooms Live Art Exhibition, Art Basel, Basel
2013 Reanimation with Jason Moran, Performa – Roulette, Brooklyn, New York
Parallel Practises: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (catalogue)
Reanimation, Yvon Lambert, Paris; Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm and WAKO Works of Art, Tokyo
They come to us without a word, Center of Contemporary Art (CCA), Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu
Draw without looking. BMW Tate Live, Performance Room, Tate Modern, London (performance)
Masks, Dolls and Baskets, Proyecto Paralelo, Ciudad de México
Joan Jonas – Lawrence Weiner, Yvon Lambert, Paris
2012 Joan Jonas, The Kitchen, New York
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, The University of Texas, Austin (performance)
Reanimation, Kaskade Cinema, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel (performance)
2011 Reading Dante III, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
Drawing Languages, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Broken Symmetry, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu
Volcano Saga, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Joan Jonas: The Shape, The Scent, The Feel Of Things, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
2010 Performance 7: Mirage, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Reading Dante IV, Galleria Rafaella Cortese, Milan
Reading Dante III, Yvon Lambert, New York
Joan Jonas, Galleria Alessandro Bonomo, Rome
Drawings/ Video/ Performance, Location One, New York
Joan Jonas, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica
Double Lunar Rabbits, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu
Mirror Pieces I: Reconfigured, The Guggenheim Museum, New York (performance)
Joan Jonas, Yvon Lambert, Paris
Reading Dante III, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
2009 Reading Dante II, The Performing Garage, New York (performance)
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, Staatstheater, Stuttgart (performance)
Joan Jonas. Begin Again, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
Joan Jonas, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu
2008 Infernal Paradise, Wilkinson Gallery, London
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (performance)
Drawings and Videos, Wako Works Art, Tokyo
Reading Dante, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (performance)
2007 Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona and Centre D’Art Contemporain, Genf
Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona (performance)
The Hand Reverts to its Own Movement, Spazio San Francesco, Fondazione Antoni Ratti, Como (performance)
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, My New Theater VI and other works, Yvon Lambert, New York
My Theater, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
12th Biennial of the Moving Image, Centre pour l’image contemporaine, St-Gervais
West London Projects, London, UK
Joan Jonas, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley
2006 Scenes from The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, 2004/2006 II, Rosamund Felsen Galley, Santa Monica
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
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York (performance)
Crossed Waves, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (performance)
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 Art, Tokyo
Moving in Place 1976–2000, Yvon Lambert, New York
My New Theater V, Yvon Lambert, Paris
The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York (performance)
Joan Jonas, Jeu de Paume, Paris
2004 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
Joan Jonas: Lines in the Sand. The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago
Lines in the Sand, The Kitchen, New York and Tate Modern, London (performance)
2003 Retrospective: Five Works, Queens Museum of Art, New York
Video Retrospective, Museum Carillo Gil, Mexiko-Stadt
Lines in the Sand, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica and Center for the Arts, Mexiko-Stadt
Lines in the Sand, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston and Center for the Arts, Mexiko-Stadt (performance)
Crossed Waves, Queens Museum, New York and The Moore Space, Miami (performance)
2002 Lines in the Sand, documenta 11, Kassel (performance)
Cineme Verite, TRANS>area, New York (performance)
2001 Performance, Video, Installation 1968–2000, NGBK – Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin
Circular Revision (video performance in conjunction with Joan Jonas: Performance Video Installation 1968–2000. A Retrospective), Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Stuttgart (video performance)
Joan Jonas, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
2000 In the Shadow a Shadow, Moving with No Pattern, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica
Performance, Video, Installation 1968–2000. A Retrospective, Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Joan Jonas, Drawings, Zeichnungen, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
Film and Video Work, 1968–76, DIA Center for the Arts, New York
Construction in Process VIII 2000: This Earth is a Flower, International Artists' Museum, Bydgoszcz, Polen (+ performance)
Joan Jonas, University Avenue, McMaster University, Hamilton
1999 Moving with No Pattern, My New Theatre III, In the Shadow a Shadow and drawings, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
In the Shadow A Shadow, for Were You There?, Theaterfestival Boulevard, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (performance)
1998 Songdelay and New Work, My New Theater II, Big Mirror, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Tangle, Performance Festival, Los Angeles (performance)
If I Could Remember, It Would Be Simple Things, Witte De Witte, Rotterdam (performance)
The Turn of the Screw for The Object of Time, Rheinstahlhalle, Stuttgart (performance)
1997 Joan Jonas, Dancefloor, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
Props: Works 1994–1997. My New Theatre I, drawings and photographs, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Narcissus and Echo (collaboration with Paul Miller/DJ Spooky), World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam (performance)
1996 Mask, Decoy and Other Beasts and Woman in the Well, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica
1994 Works 1968 – 1994. A Retrospective, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
From Beyond the Pale, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Revolted by the thought of known places_Sweeney Astray (in conjunction with Joan Jonas: Works 1968–1994. A Retrospective), Stedelijk Museum, Westergasfabriek Holland Festival, Amsterdam (performance)
1993 Variations on a Scene, Podvil Berlin, Berlin; Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin and Centre d'art contemporian de Vassiviere-en-Limousin, Lac de Vassiviere (performance)
1992 Revolted by the thought of known places…, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
Revolted by the thought of known places… (video installation), Museum, Lodz
1990 Vanishing Point, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montréal
Variations on a Scene, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York (performance)
1989 Volcano Saga, De Appel, Amsterdam (performance)
1988 Brooklyn Bridge, Festival Electronique, Rennes (performance)
1987 Volcano Saga, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Performing Garage, New York and Contemporary Art Museum, Winnipeg, Kanada (performance)
Upside Down and Backwards, documenta 8, Kassel and PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island, New York
1986 Volcano Saga, Schouwburg, Maastricht; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh and San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (performance)
1985 Volcano Saga, De Appel, Amsterdam (performance)
1984 Joan Jonas: He Saw her Burning, DAAD-Galerie, Berlin (+ performance)
Joan Jonas, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
1983 He Saw Her Burning, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and La Zattera di Babele, Genazzano (performance)
1982 '60/'80: Attitudes/Concepts/Images, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Woman on Fire, Kino Arsenal, Berlin (performance)
Upside Down and Backwards (in conjunction with 60/'80 Attitudes/Concepts/Images, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and 4th Biennial of Sydney (performance)
Double Lunar Dogs, documenta 7, Kassel; Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis and La Zattera di Babele, Genazzano (performance)
He Saw Her Burning, DAAD – Berliner Künstlerprogramm, West Berlin and Progetto, Genazzano (performance)
1981 Other Realities Installations for Performance, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Double Lunar Dogs, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Il Gergo Inquieto, Teatro Falcone, Genua; Kunsthalle Basel; Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and The Performing Garage, New York (performance)
1980 Music, Sound, Language, Theater – John Cage, Tom Marioni, Joan Jonas: Etchings from Crown Point Press, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Upside Down and Backwards, Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal; Kunstmuseum Bern and Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (performance)
Retrospective: Performances/Video/Installations, Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll, Funnel, Mirage, Upside Down and Backwards, Double Lunar Dogs, University of California, University Art Museum, Berkeley (+ performance)
Vignettes from 4 works, Guggenheim Museum, New York (performance)
1979 The Juniper Tree, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London and San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (performance)
Upside Down and Backwards, De Appel, Amsterdam; Performing Garage, New York and Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal (performance)
Upside Down and Backwards, Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Joan Jonas, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1978 The Juniper Tree, Franklin Furnace, New York; Joan Jonas's Mercer Street Loft, New York and Internationales Performance Festival, Österreichischer Kunstverein, Vienna (performance)
1977 Drawing Room, School of Visual Arts, New York
Three Tales, documenta 6, Kassel (performance)
Mirage, Vanguard Theater, Los Angeles; Salle Patino, Genf; Kunsthalle Basel and India/America Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome (performance)
The Juniper Tree, The Kitchen, New York and St. Mark's Church, New York (performance)
1976 Stage Sets, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Mirage (video performance), Anthology Film Archives, New York (performance)
The Juniper Tree, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (performance)
Native Dance, Twilight, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco and Akademie der Künste, Berlin (performance)
1975 Twilight, Anthology Film Archives, New York; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Akademie der Künste, Berlin (performance)
Native Dance, And/Or, Seattle, Washington (performance)
Joan Jonas / Charlemagne Palestine – Videotapes, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
1974 Organic Honey's Vertical Roll, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Contemporanea, Rome (performance)
Funnel, Contemporanea, Rom; The Kitchen, New York; Project ‘74, Kunsthalle Cologne; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Texas Gallery, Houston (performance)
Crepusculo, English Garden beside the tower of San Spirito, Florenz (performance)
1973 Organic Honey's Vertical Roll for Aspects de l’art actuel présentés, Galérie Sonnabend, Musée Galliéra, Festival d'Automne, Paris
Organic Honey's Vertical Roll, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York and Galleria Toselli, Milan (performance)
1972 Organic Honey's Visual Telepathy, Lo Giudice Gallery, New York and Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome (performance)
Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Kalifornien and Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome (performance)
Delay, Delay, Lower West Side, New York and Festival di Musica e Danza, Rome (performance)
documenta 5, Kassel (screening)
1971 Choreomania, Joan Jonas's Grand Street Loft, New York and Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York (performance)
Night Piece (variation of Jones Beach Piece), University of California, Irvine (performance)
Nova Scotia Beach Dance, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Kanada (performance)
1970 Underneath, Alan Saret's Spring Street Loft, New York (performance)
Mirror Piece II. Mirror Check, Emanu-El, YMHA, New York; University of California, Irvine (performance)
Jones Beach Piece, Jones Beach, Long Island, New York
1969 Mirror Piece I, Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York; 10 Downtown, Gilles Larraine's Loft, New York and Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (performance)
1968 Oud Lau, St. Peter's Church, New York (performance)
Choreoconcerts Experimental Workshops, St. Peter's Gymnasium, New York (performance)


2020 Blumensprengung. Künstlerinnen der Sammlung Ludwig, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
2017 Body (Group show featuring Frank Ahlgrimm, Tim Berresheim, Marco Biagini, Sofie Bird Møller, Daniele Buetti, Billy Childish, Anne-Lise Coste, Georg Herold, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Uwe Max Jensen, Joan Jonas, Renzo Martens, Josephine Meckseper, Bjarne Melgaard, Russ Meyer, Albert Müller, Seth Pick, Julika Rudelius, Friedrich Schröder-Sonnenstern, Rosemarie Trockel and Tom Wesselmann), Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
Generation Loss, Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin
The Garden: End of Times, Beginning of Times, ARoS Triennial, Arhus, Denmark
Krupp Gallery for Video and new Media, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2016 Lo specchio concavo, BACO – Base Arte Contemporanea Odierna, Bergamo
Yes, but is it performable? Investigations on the Performative Paradox, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz
Closing Celebratory Show, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica
Painting 2.0 – Malerei im Informationszeitalter, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna
The Shadow Never Lies – Shanghai 21st Century, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Gestatten, Kästner. Spiegelungen, Widersprüche, Doppelgänge, Motorenhalle. Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden
Photography, Concept, Performance, Documentation, Drawing, Language, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York
Number Twelve: Hello Boys, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
Group Show, Galerie Hussenot, Paris
Douglas Crimp, Before Pictures. New York City 1967 – 1977, Galerie Buchholz, New York
Enacting Stillness, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York
2015 They come to Us Without a Word, 56. La Biennale di Venezia. Representing the USA, Venice (+ performance)
Painting 2.0: Malerei Im Informationszeitalter, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
Stranger than Paradise, Sies + Höke, Dusseldorf
Moving Time: Video Art at 50, 1965-2015, Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica
Moving Time: Video Art at 50, 1965-2015, Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York
Reproductibilitat 2.0. Col·lecció Macba, Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern, Palma de Mallorca Terrapolis, École Française d’Athènes, Athen
Transmission – Legacies of the Television Age, NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Wirkliches Leben? Ein Panorama der Sammlungen, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
Neither Here Nor There, Neither Fish Nor Fowl, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen
Drawings, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
NO DISTURB, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2014 Joan Jonas: Stage Sets, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Rewritten by Machine and New Technology:  Video Art in the 20th and 21st Centuries, Landini Center for Performing Arts, University Art Gallery, Terre Haute
Eiserner Vorhang, museum in progress, Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna
Five Pioneers, The Cleveland Museum of Art , Cleveland
Die Andere Seite – Spiegel Und Spiegelungen In Der Zeitgenössischen Kunst, MMKK, Klagenfurt
Reigning Cats and Dogs, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Rumeurs du Météore, 49 NORD 6 EST – FRAC Lorraine, Metz
Strategy: Get Arts, Art Attitude Hervé Bize, Nancy
Taipei Biennial 2014 – The Great Acceleration, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
do it, Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia
Pictures, Before and After – An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
Theatrical Fields, Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (CCA), Singapore
Glass Puzzle, Simone Subal Gallery, New York
To Take A Landscape From – Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Neue Galerie, Innsbruck
Die andere Seite – Spiegel und Spiegelungen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Belvedere, Vienna
Retro·active: Performance Art From 1964-1987, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
14 Rooms, Messe Basel, Hall 3 (ehem. Halle 5), Basel
Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
The Disappearance of the fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon
Lens-Based Sculpture, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
do it Moscow, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (GCCC), Moscow
Krobylos un groviglio di segni. Da Parmigianino a Kentridge, far | fabbrica arte rimini | moderna e contemporanea, Rimini
Time Pieces, Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen
Drowning and Swallowing This Text, LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
A VISÃO INCORPORADA – Performance para a câmara, MNAC – Museu do Chiado, Lisbon
lens-based sculpture – Die Veränderung der Skulptur durch die Fotografie, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
2013 Parallel Practises, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance, Tate Modern, London (catalogue)
Volcano Saga, Pineer Voices, Arts Festival of North Norway, Norwegen
Dark Paradise, The Clocktower Gallery, New York
In Situ, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan
Performa 13, Performa, New York
Making Space, Palais de Rumine, Lausanne
11. Bienal de Artes Mediales, MAC – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago
Theatrical Fields, Bildmuseet, Umeå
Pioneer Voices, Galleri Nord-Norge, Harstad
Elemental, Havremagasinet Art Center, Boden
Everyday Rebellions, Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne
Video Vintage 1963-1983, Jisr El Wati, Off Corniche an Nahr, Beirut
13 Rooms, Kaldor Art Projects, Sydney
Theatrical Fields, Bildmuseet, Umeå
Beyond Corrupted Eye Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972-1990, Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakau
A WINDOW ON THE WORLD, from Dürer to Mondrian and beyond, Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano
2012 Living With Art (Group show featuring John M. Armleder, Richard Artschwager, Shannon Bool, Anne-Lise Coste, Mark Dion, Wolfgang Flad, Sylvie Fleury, FOS, Thomas Grünfeld, Hadley+Maxwell, Uwe Max Jensen, Joan Jonas, Martin Kippenberger, Thomas Locher, Pia Maria Martin, Josephine Meckseper, Matthias Megyeri, Lasse Schmidt Hansen, Gregor Schneider, Haim Steinbach, Viron Vert and Stephen Willats), Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
dOCUMENTA (13), documenta und Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
BMW Tate Live, Tate Modern, London (performance)
Desire Lines, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne
re.act.feminism #2 – A Performing Archive, Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
Les amas d'Hercule, Centre d'Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
In the Holocene, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
Ourselves, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne
Poesie der Reduktion – Minimal, Concept, Land Art, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna
Una finestra sul mondo – Da Dürer a Mondrian e oltre, Museo d'Arte di Lugano, Lugano
Beyond Corrupted Eye – Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972-1990, Zacheta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Verlangsamte Performance, VAN HORN, Dusseldorf
Portrait/landscape: Genre Boundaries, Moscow museum of modern art (MMOMA), Moscow
12 rooms, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
re.act.feminism #2 – A Performing Archive, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
Turning Inside Out: Video Art by Joan Jonas, Nam June Paik, and Jennifer Steinkamp, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln
Plus Ou Moins SorciÈres 2/3: Épreuves RitualisÉes, Maison populaire, Montreuil
re.act.feminism 2 – a performing archive, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington
Anthony Huberman At The Speed Of Stone, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
2011 Where language stops, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Live your question now, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow
11 Rooms, Manchester International Festival, Manchester
112 Greene Street: A Nexus of Ideas in the Early 70’s, Salomon Contemporary, New York
Accomplices – The photographer and the artist around 1970, Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
The Quadrilateral Biennial – Out of Left Field, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka (MMSU), Rijeka
Volumen!, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona
Exchange + Evolution, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach
2011 International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
Cambio de paradigma – Colección Serralves años 60-70, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (Musac), Léon
Circa 1971: Early Video & Film From The Eai Archive, Dia: Beacon, Reggio Galleries, Beacon, New York
Nachrichten aus der Zwischenstadt, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Passwords 12: The Gaze And The Apparatus Of New Media, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz
The view from a Volcano – The Kitchen´s Soho Years, 1971 – 1985, The Kitchen, New York
Interventions in the Landscape, Galerie Lelong, New York
Time And Place, Kunsthalle Detroit, Detroit
Off the Wall/Fora da Parede, Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
Estáis Listos Para La Televisión?, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela
CLAP, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Invitational Exhibition Of Visual Arts, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore
Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu
Universo vídeo. Kinetic Histories, Laboral – Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón
Live to Tape. The Mike Steiner Collection at Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
L'Insoutenable légèreté de l'être, Yvon Lambert, Paris
Modern Women: Single Channel, MoMA PS1, New York
Manhattan, uso mixto. Fotografía y otras prácticas artísticas desde 1970 al presente, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Una conferencia comisariada – Sobre el futuro de la fuerza colectiva dentro del archivo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
[re]wind 4.0: Contemporary Video Art, 2000-2009, DePauw University Campus, Greencastle
2010 Number Three: Here and Now (with Andrea Fraser, Sharon Hayes, Jerom Bel, John Bock, Christian Jankowski, Dara Friedman, Keren Cytter), Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
Poesie Sonore, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna
More of an activity: the artist as choreographer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Mirror Morror: Then and Now, The Anne&Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide
In full bloom, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
DO/REDO/UNDO-WIELS, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Brussels
Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Che cosa sono le nuvole? Werke aus der Sammlung Enea Righi-MUSEION, Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bozen
Wonder Woman from the EMST collection Project Room, National Museum of Contemporary Art-EMST, Athens
Haunted: Fotografía/Vídeo/Performance contemporáneos, Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
¿Estáis listos para la televisión?, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona
Gestures & Procedures, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne
2009 Making Worlds, 53rd La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Poetry Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London
Time as Matter: MACBA Collection New Acquisitions, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona
Indomitable Women at BAC 10.0, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona
Performa 09, Performa, New York
Guardami Il volto e lo sguardo nell'arte 1969-2009, Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano
Mirror Mirror: Then and Now, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane
Summer Exhibition, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Gallery Show, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
A project by Cesare Pietroiusti: Artworks That Ideas Can Buy, Wilkinson Gallery, London
elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Discover US! Carnival Within – An Exhibition Made in America, Uferhallen, Berlin
PERFORMER, Zacheta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Play – Film and Video, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
live art /levende scene, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2008 To Burn Oneself with Oneself: the Romantic Damage Show, de Appel, Amsterdam
Once Upon a Time (in collaboration with Markus Schob and Hans Widmer), Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris
Video Installation of Joan Jonas’s Vertical Roll (1972), CUBITT Gallery, London
Yokohama Triennale 2008 – Time Crevasse, MACBA Centre and Central and Waterfront Sites, Yokohama
In Living Contact, 28° Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo
Revolutions – Forms That Turn, 16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Versus/Inversus, Galeria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
re.act.feminism – performancekunst der 1960er und 70er jahre heute, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
PERFORMING THE CITY – Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre – Lothringer13, Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Noritoshi Hirakawa, Hiroshi Sunairi & Arto Lindsay / Joan Jonas, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
Xviii Biennale Internazionale di Scultura, Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Carrara
Summer Show: Gerhard Richter, Mike Kelley, Joan Jonas, Wolfgang Tillmans, Takeshi Masada and more, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
Intransit 08. Singularitieseinmaligkeiten, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Peripheral vision and collective body, MUSEION – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bozen
once upon a time, Yvon Lambert, Paris
In Collaboration: Early Works from the Media Arts Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco
WAKO WORKS OF ART: 15 Years/Part IV, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution, MoMA PS1, New York
Image and After, Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2007 Stop, Look, Listen: An Exhibition of Video Work, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, National Museum of Woman in the Arts, Washington; Museum of Contemporary Art and Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island, New York
12th Biennial of the Moving Image, Centre pour l’image contemporaine, St-Gervais
Performa 07 – The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance, Performa, New York
Video Trajectories: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
Sound Art Limo, Melbourne, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne
TV Honey, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Up to, and including the limits, Argos, Brussels
Femme Fantastique, Volitant Gallery, Austin
Live Art on Camera, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
Number One: Destroy, she said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
Collectors 1 – Collezione La Gaia, Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee (Cesac), Caraglio
Video Resurrection: Works by Vito Acconci, Peter Campus and Joan Jonas, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne
Scenes and Traces – From the collection design, photography & video, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
AMERICAN VIDEO-ART, LAZNIA – Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
Sound Art Limo, NY, Armory International Art Fair (Piers), New York
2006 The Invisible Show, MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, Spanien; Centro Jose Guerrero, Granada and The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
The Power of Women, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
Concetto Corpo e Sogno, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Ombra, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena
Primera Generacion: Arte e imagen en movimiento (1963-1986), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Embodied Time – Art Video, 1970 – present, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Radical NY! The Downtown show: the New York art scene, 1974 – 1984 and abstract expresionism: 1940 – 1960, Austin Museum of Art (AMOA), Austin
The Shadow – by Lea Vergine, Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena
Busan Biennale 2006, Busan City Hall, Busan
A rabbit as king of the ghosts, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, West Street, New York
The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974-1984, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg
Measure of Time, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley
The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974-1984, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York
2005 The Forest: Politics, Poetics and Practice , Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina
Marking Time, Los Angles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
After the Act, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Grey Flags, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Öffentlichkeit als Medium II – Videos und Dokumentationen, ZKMax, Munich
The body. The ruin, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
Point of view, Le Parvis – Scène Nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Ibos
multiplo_2 – multipli, molteplici moltiplicati, N.O.Gallery, Milan
Videographies – The Early Decades, II Cycle – National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, Rochester Art Center, Rochester
Willing Suspension of Disbelief, Wilkinson Gallery, London
TOXIC – O discurso do excesso?, Hangar K7, Fundição de Oeiras, Oeiras
OpenSystems – Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London
Point of View, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela
Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing, Compton Verney, Warwickshire
2004 Minimal artists try to make something look like nothing and conceptual artists try to make nothing look like something, or is it the other way around?, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
Videodreams: between the cinematic and theatrical, Kunsthaus, Graz
Flipside, Artists Space, New York
Continental Drift: Installations by Joan Jonas, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Juan Muño, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
Into the Light, Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB), Lisbon
Point of View – An Anthology of the Moving Image, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Chelouche Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Miami Art Central, Miami; Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Video Projections, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin
video et cogito, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
2003 Mirror Tenses, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Temporal Values – von Minimal zu Video, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
X-Screen. Filmische Installationen und Aktionen, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna
Video Acts..., Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
2002 Lines in the Sand, documenta XI, Kassel
Gloria – another look at feminist art in the 1970s, White Columns, New York
In the Shadow a Shadow, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris
Great Theater of the World, Taipei Biennial, Taipei
Aquaria. The Fascinating World of Man and Water, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz and Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz
La nuit américaine, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
Les Enfants du Paradis, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris
Les années 70: l’art en cause, Musée d'art contemporain (CAPC), Bordeaux
Curatorial Market, Cuchifritos, New York
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art, 1964 – 1977, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
INSiDe an EMPTy House, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
Video Art, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
2001 Into the Light. Projection/Interaction: The Projected and Interactive Image in American Art 1964-1978, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Looking at You – Kunst Provokation Unterhaltung Video, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Art and Science, National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing
I Am Making Art, Wilkinson Gallery, London
2000 Century Cities, Tate Modern, London
Video/Performance: Open Ends, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Glass Puzzle and In the Shadow A Shadow (Installations) for Electronic Images: Videokunst 1965-2000, Villa Merkel/Bahnwärterhaus, Esslingen
Moving with no Pattern for Escape, Media City Seoul, Seoul
From here to there – Passageways at Solitude, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
Die verletzte Diva – Hysterie, Körper, Technik in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
High Minded – Conceptual Art in Moving-Image Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco
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, Fundacão de Serralves, Porto
The Hundredth Turn, Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center, New York
In the Shadow a Shadow, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Video Impact, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
Body Works, MoMA PS1, New York
Joan Jonas, Babette Mangolte, Yvonne Rainer – Mind Moving, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
1998 Out of Actions: Between Performance & the Object, 1949-1979, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles; MAK – Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna; Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona and Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
3. Werkleitz Biennale – sub fiction, Werkleitz Gesellschaft e.V., Halle an der Saale
Performance in the 1970s: Experiencing the Everyday, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Home Screen Home, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
1997 Revolted by the thought of known places and My New Theater I (Installations). World Wide Video Festival, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Vidéo. L’ironie du sort, Espace Croisé, Roubaix
Surveying the first decade, Artspace, Auckland
1996 Be Specific, Rosamund Felson Gallery, Los Angeles
Woman in the Well, Christine Rose Gallery, New York
Dawn of the Magicians? Art, science, society on the turn of milenium / Jitro kouzelníků?, National Gallery Prague, Veletržní Palace, Prague
Sammlung Toni Gerber, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
Maura Sheehan, Joan Jonas and Marina Abramovic, Cristinerose Gallery, New York
1995 Organic Honey’s Verticle Roll (Installation). Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
3e Biennale de Lyon, Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
L'effet cinéma, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art, MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
1994 Volcano Saga (Installation), Cleveland Center for Contemporary Arts, Cleveland
Revolted by the thought of known places... Sweeney Astray (Installation), Biennial de Lyon, Lyon
1992 The First Generation: Women and Video: 1970-1975, organized by Independent Curators, International (traveled 1986 – 1988)
Eye for I: autoportraits vidéo = video self-portraits, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
Electric Spaces, Art in General, New York
1991 Out of Site: Part II, MoMA PS1, New York
Eye for I. Video Self Portraits, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton
1990 Eye for I: Video Self-Portraits, organized by Independent Curators, International
I Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento´90, Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Madrid
Amerikanische Videos 1965-1975 The Castelli / Sonnabend Tapes and Films – A Selection, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
A Video: Dream, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
1989 The Arts for Television, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston
Video: Arts for Television, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
The arts for television, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
1988 Video art, expanded forms, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York
1987 Nightfire, de Appel, Amsterdam
documenta 8, documenta, Kassel
1986 Video Transformations, organized by Independent Curators International, (traveled 1986 – 1988)
The First Generation: Women and Video: 1970-1975, organized by Independent Curators International, (traveled 1986 – 1988)
Dreamwork, MoMA PS1, New York
New American Video Art: A Historical Survey 1967-1980, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne
Die Sammlung Tony Gerber, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
Procesos: cultura y nuevas tecnologías, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
1985 18° Bienal de Sao Paulo, Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
Whitney Biennial 1985, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1983 Ars '83 Helsinki, Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
Video Art: A History, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
1982 John Cage, Tom Marioni, Robert Barry, Joan Jonas: musique, son, langage, théâtre, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
Performance Video, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
documenta 7, documenta, Kassel
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
4th Biennale of Sydney: Vision in Disbelief, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
1981 Other Realities – Installations for Performance, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston
1979 Collaborations and Amplifications, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City
Whitney Biennial 1979, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1978 The Sense of Self: From Portrait to Autobiography, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York (traveled 1978 – 1980)
Film / Video 1976-78, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Video Photograph Exhibition, Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami
1977 Video Festival, Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami
documenta 6, documenta, Kassel
Whitney Biennial 1977, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1976 Projects: Video IX, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
1975 Video Art, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati
Projects: Video IV, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
Projects: Video III, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
1973 Group Film Show, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Group Video Show, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Whitney Biennial 1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1972 Group Show, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
documenta 5, documenta, Kassel
1971 Jonas, Morris, Nauman, Serra, Sonnier & Robert Rauschenberg, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York