The Kennedy Center

Jason Moran and Joan Jonas

Jason +: Jason and Joan: Reanimation

Saturday, February 4, 2017 7:00 PM

Jason+ Jazz Mashups

Performance and video artist Joan Jonas collaborates with pianist Jason Moran in Reanimation, a multimedia piece inspired by the Icelandic author Halldór Laxness's novel, Under the Glacier (1968).

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Pioneering performance and video artist Joan Jonas collaborates with Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz and pianist Jason Moran in a multimedia piece inspired by Icelandic author Halldór Laxness's 1968 novel Under the Glacier, which tells the story of a young emissary sent by the Bishop of Iceland to investigate paranormal activity surrounding a glacier. For this live performance art experience, Jonas and Moran interact with one another through narration, painting, video projections, movement, and sound. Jonas represented the United States in the 56th Venice Biennale (2015).


Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.