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Joan Jonas Moving Off the Land. Oceans – Sketches and Notes

​Joan Jonas, Moving Off the Land, 2016/2017. Performance with María Huld Markan on Sequences art festival, Reykjavík, 2017. © Joan Jonas / ARS, New York / DACS, London, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York/Rome. Photo Elísabet Davíðsdóttir

Join us for the UK premiere of Joan Jonas’s multi-layered performance exploring the poetics and ecology of ocean life

Combining live drawing, readings and film projection, Moving Off the Land. Oceans – Sketches and Notes draws on literary and mythological references as well as the artist’s own collection of sketches and notes. This unmissable performance is one element of an ambitious multi-part programme devoted to Joan Jonas’s pioneering work in performance, video and installation which includes a major exhibition in the Level 2 galleries in the Blavatnik Building. The performance builds upon an earlier iteration of the work first presented as part of TBA21–Academy’s Convening #2 in Kochi, India (2016).

Joan Jonas: Moving Off the Land. Oceans – Sketches and Notes is commissioned by TBA21–Academy, London and presented in collaboration with Tate Modern.

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31 May 2018 at 21.00–22.00

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