The Objects, the Rituals, the Reel of Things: Video Works by Joan Jonas

11/8/07 to 11/29/07

In concert with the BAM installation The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things, two programs survey Jonas's groundbreaking forays into a televisual theater of the self.

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  • Double Lunar Dogs, November 29. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

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  • Program 2

    • Thursday, November 29 7:30 PM

    In four video pieces inspired by myth and science fiction, Jonas works with actors Spalding Gray, Ron Vawter, and Tilda Swinton and artist Richard Serra, among others. But the real star is Jonas, beautifully manipulating image, place, and time.

  • Program 1

    • Thursday, November 8 7:30 PM

    Jonas explores reflections and reversals, identity and alter ego in four early works, including her first performance using video. Also, a rare screening of two intercut fairy tales of desire and loss, shot in the Berkeley Art Museum in 1980.