These performances and installations were made just before and after Jonas developed the first performance of Mirage (1976) at Anthology Film Archives, and share interrelated thematic concerns, props, and videos.
Funnel (1974): Joan Jonas, Funnel (1974), Contemporanea, Rome, 1974. Performer: Joan Jonas. Camera: Babette Mangolte. Photo: © Richard Landry. Source: Joan Jonas Studio.
Tunnel (1974): Joan Jonas, Tunnel, private residence of Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, organized by Texas Gallery, Houston, September 10, 1974. Performers: Joan Jonas, Linda Patton. Source: Joan Jonas Studio. Courtesy Texas Gallery, Houston.
Twilight (1975): Staged photo of Jonas performing actions related to Twilight (1975), artist’s studio, New York, 1975. Photo: Gwenn Thomas. Source: Joan Jonas Studio.
Cones/May Windows (After Mirage) II (1976/2014): Joan Jonas, Cones/May Windows (After Mirage), 1976/2011. Multimedia installation: nine-foot paper cones, video, monitor. Installation view, Joan Jonas: Light Time Tales, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden, 2015. Photo: © Helene Toresdotter. Courtesy: Malmö Konsthall.
Stage Sets (1976): Joan Jonas, Stage Sets, 1976. Multimedia installation. Installation view, Joan Jonas Stage Sets, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1976. Photo: Will Brown. Courtesy: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.