Pioneering Female Performance Artist Joan Jonas Talks 'Fiction' On PBS

August 11, 2014 1:06 PM

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Pioneering Female Performance Artist Joan Jonas Talks 'Fiction' On PBS

“I think that any photographer is an investigator. Photography is a pretext to know the world, to know life. To know yourself.” -Graciela Iturbide (Graciela Iturbide. Our Lady of the Iguanas, Juchitán, Oaxaca, 1979. From the series: Juchitán. Silver gelatin print; 24 x 20 inches. Courtesy the artist. © Graciela Iturbide)

“Art is more than a series of images that are disembodied. Art is objects that live in real places, economies, spaces, architecture.” -Trevor Paglen (Trevor Paglen. Prototype for a Nonfunctional Satellite (Design 4; Build 3), 2013. Mixed Media; diameter 12 feet. Installation view: Protocinema, Istan...

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