The Joan Jonas Knowledge Base

Joan Jonas, 1973, Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll, Photo: Béatrice Heyligers

The resource will contain information that will benefit curators, conservators, and researchers interested in the work of Joan Jonas. We are working directly with the artist, her archive, and people who are familiar with her artistic production. 

Barbara Clausen: Curator and Professor, Département d’histoire de l’art, Université du Québec à Montréal

ACADEMIC RESEARCH DIRECTOR | Glenn Wharton: Professor, Art History and Conservation of Material Culture; Chair, UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials, University of California, Los Angeles

TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH DIRECTOR | Deena Engel: Clinical Professor, Department of Computer Science, New York University


Ute Meta Bauer
Founding Director, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore

Melitte Buchman
Independent Researcher

Chrissie Iles
Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art

Ana Janevski
Curator, Department of Media & Performance Art, Museum of Modern Art

Pip Laurenson
Head of Collection Care Research, Tate

André Lepecki
Associate Professor, Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Andrea Lissoni
Senior Curator, International Art, Tate Modern

Joanna Phillips
Director, Conservation Center, City of Düsseldorf

Ann Reynolds
Associate Professor, Art History, The University of Texas at Austin

Lozana Rossenova
PhD Researcher, Digital Archive Design, Rhizome

Catherine Wood
Senior Curator, International Art (Performance), Tate Modern


Kristin Poor
Art & Archaeology, Princeton University


Brandon Eng
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU


Nesma Belkhodja, Computer Science, NYU
Alice Bertherat, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Amrit Dhillon, Museum Studies, NYU
Taylor Healy, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Allison Kalb, Université du Québec à Montreal, Art History
Alhena Katsof, Performance Studies, TISCH School of the Arts, NYU
Michelle Kvetnoy, Computer Science, NYU
JooHee Kim, Museum Studies, NYU
Ricardo dos Santos Almeida Nunes, Computer Science, NYU
Camille Richard, Histoire de l’art, Université du Québec à Montréal
Tracy Robinson, Museum Studies, NYU
Melissa Tincopa, Museum Studies, NYU
Yiyang Wu, Museum Studies, NYU
Lingyun Zheng, Museum Studies, NYU


We thank the Joan Jonas Studio and the following organizations for providing us with access to their archives:

UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
DE APPEL Foundation, Amsterdam
Electronic Arts Intermix
LIMA Foundation, Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam


Suzanne Deal Booth
The Center for Humanities, New York University
The New York University Arts Council
The Polonsky Foundation Digital Humanities Internship Program, New York University
SSHRC Insight Developement Grant, Art History Department, University of Quebec Montreal, Canada