Jonah BokaerUSAVisual Arts2016
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Jonah Bokaer has been an active choreographer and exhibiting artist since 2002. Bokaer has created 55 works in a wide variety of media (dances, videos, motion capture works, three interactive installations, four mobile applications, and one film) for venues around the world. Recent performances include two seasons at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the Festival d’Avignon in France, Théâtre de la Cité Internationale in Paris, the BAM Next Wave Festival, and the Festival di Spoleto, Italy. Bokaer has performed at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, P.S.1 MoMA, The New Museum, and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. Bokaer has collaborated with artists including Daniel Arsham (2007-present), Anne Carson, Merce Cunningham, Robert Gober, Anthony McCall, Tino Sehgal, Lee Ufan (Guggenheim Retrospective 2011), and Robert Wilson (2007-present). He has completed many operas with Robert Wilson including “Faust” (Polish National Opera), “Aïda” (Teatro dell’Opera di Roma), “KOOL” (Japan/USA Guggenheim Works & Process), “Fronteras” (IVAM Valenica), and “On The Beach” (Baryshnikov Arts Center). In 2015 he was named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow and received the United States Artists Fellowship in Choreography.