Joan Jonas: They Come to Us Without a Word by Joan JonasJoan Jonas: They Come to Us Without a Word by Joan Jonas

Joan Jonas: They Come to Us Without a Word

Contribution byJoan JonasForeword byPaul Ha

Hardcover | August 25, 2015

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They Come to Us without a Word documents Joan Jonas' (born 1936) project for the US Pavilion of the 56th Venice Biennale, an installation that incorporates multiple components, including projected videos (with music by Jason Moran), drawings and photographs. Each section of the pavilion represents a particular creature (bees, fish) or natural condition. Recited fragments of ghost stories sourced from the oral tradition of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, form a continuous narrative linking one room to the next. Designed with Jonas' close collaboration, this book features an extensive collection of images selected by the artist, including stills, drawings and photographs. Also included is a major new text by Jonas herself, as well as significant texts from Ann Reynolds and Marina Warner, and an interview with the artist by Ingrid Schaffner.
Title:Joan Jonas: They Come to Us Without a WordFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 12 × 0.68 inPublished:August 25, 2015Publisher:Gregory R. Miller & Co.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1941366074

ISBN - 13:9781941366073

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