Video veteran Joan Jonas to represent US in Venice

The artist is expected to create a multimedia installation for next year’s Biennale.

Joan Jonas has been selected to represent the United States at the 56th Venice Biennale. The video and performance artist is expected to create a site-specific multimedia installation for the US pavilion, one of the most visible and celebrated international platforms for American artists. Her presentation will be on view from 9 May to 22 November 2015.  Jonas’s presentation at the US pavilion will incorporate video, drawings and sound and focus on landscape, natural phenomena and the ocean. Jonas designs every element of her lyrical multimedia installations, from the music to the script. 


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