Linsley, Johanna


  • Lecturer (Teaching and Research), English
  • 3 Citations
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Johanna Linsley is an artist, researcher and producer of performance. Her work is collaborative and often iterative, resulting in multiple outcomes or versions. She is interested in contemporary performance and Live Art; documentation of performance; sound, listening and the voice; queer domesticity; and modes of assembly. She has published research in Contemporary Theatre Review, Performance Researchand Cultural Geographies. Her work in performance, both solo and with the London-based performance collective I'm With You, has been presented throughout the UK and the USA, and in Brussels, Copenhagen, Zagreb, Bogotà and elsewhere, at institutions including the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Hayward Gallery (London), the Barbican Centre (London), the Wellcome Collection (London), and the Victoria & Albert Museum (London).

Johanna is a founding partner of UnionDocs, a centre for documentary arts in Brooklyn, New York. She was a postdoctoral research associate on the Wellcome Trust-funded project Challenging Archives, and research assistant on the AHRC-funded project Performing Documents, both at the University of Bristol. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate on the Leverhulme-funded project Acts of Assembly at the University of Roehampton.

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Research Output 2011 2018

9 Beginnings: Sonic Theatrical Possibilities and Potentialities in the Performance Archive

Linsley, J., Jun 2018, Artists in the Archive. Clarke, P., Jones, S., Kaye, N. & Linsley, J. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Artists in the Archive: Creative and Curatorial Engagements with the Documents of Art and Performance

Clarke, P. (ed.), Jones, S., Kaye, N. & Linsley, J., Jun 2018, United Kingdom: Routledge. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Artistic Practice

Free Dissociations

Bayly, S. & Linsley, J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Contemporary Theatre Review. 27, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Projects

Accumulated Experience

Linsley, J., 2 May 2016, In : PAJ - Journal of Performance and Art. 38, 2, p. 50-55 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Martha Wilson
Mona Lisa
Solo Exhibition
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The present becomes us: Embodying the archive

Bennett, E. & Linsley, J., 1 Jul 2016, In : Cultural Geographies. 23, 3, p. 525-530 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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