JOAN JONAS — THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD

THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORDJoan Jonas’ 2015 Venice Biennale installation—will be on view in California for the first time.

The work incorporates performance, video art, sculpture, and drawing, and will be in San Francisco through mid-March.

In conjunction with the exhibition, Jonas will present two live performances of MOVING OFF THE LAND, “a tribute and poetic response to the power of the ocean.”*

Jonas will also participate in a public conversation with David Gruber, Chrissie Iles, and Markus Reymann at this year’s FOG Design + Art Fair.

JOAN JONAS—

THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD

January 17 through March 10.

Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture

2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco.

A CONVERSATION WITH JOAN JONAS

Thursday, January 17, at 3 pm.

Fort Mason Festival Pavilion

2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco.

JOAN JONAS—

MOVING OFF THE LAND*

Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20.

Both shows at 6 pm.

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason

2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco.

From top: Production images from Joan Jonas, They Come to Us without a Word (2015), (2), images courtesy the artist; Joan Jonas, They Come to Us without a Word II (2015) at the Venice Biennale, performance with Jason Moran at Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, July, 2015, photograph by Moira RicciJonas (right) with Michelle Obama (center) and Malia Obama, June 20, 2015, U.S. Pavilion, Venice Biennale, photograph by Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty ImagesJonas performing Moving Off the Land, Ocean—Sketches and Notes (2018), at Danspace Project, New York, photograph by Ian Douglas, image courtesy of Danspace Project; production images from Joan Jonas, They Come to Us without a Word, image courtesy the artist.

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