Contributors

Triple Canopy has worked with several hundred writers, artists, researchers, activists, architects, curators, educators, lawyers, scientists, and other outstanding people whose accomplishments cannot be circumscribed by profession and whose value cannot be expressed in list form. We are extraordinarily grateful to them.

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Imani Elizabeth Jackson

Imani Elizabeth Jackson is a poet with extradisciplinary leanings. Jackson’s writings appear in Gramma Weekly, Flag + Void, HOLD, and the Poetry Project newsletter. She has read and shown work at Threewalls, the Sunview Luncheonette, and other spaces in Berlin, Chicago, and New York. Jackson received her BA in religious studies from Reed College in 2014 and is an incoming MFA candidate in literary arts at Brown. She is also a codirector for the Chicago Art Book Fair.  

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Matthew Day Jackson

Matthew Day Jackson is an artist living and working in Brooklyn. His work has been exhibited at Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), and was included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial. His solo exhibition "Total Accomplishment" is currently on view at ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany. Website

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Arthur Jafa

Arthur Jafa is an artist and filmmaker known for his overlapping practices as a film director (selected works: Love Is the Message; The Message Is Death; Smile; Until; Deshotten; Dreams Are Colder Than Death; Adrian Young); a cinematographer (with feature-film directors Haile Gerima, Julie Dash, Spike Lee, John Akomfrah, and Andrew Dosunmu); an internationally exhibiting visual artist; a principal member of the studio collective TNEG (along with Elissa Blount Moorhead and Malik Hassan Sayeed); a widely respected university lecturer; and an author of critical theory manifestos. In 2019, Jafa was awarded the Golden Lion prize at the 58th Venice Biennale.  

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Sara Jaffe

Sara Jaffe is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. Her first novel, Dryland, was published by Tin House in 2015, and her short fiction and criticism have appeared in Bomb, Noon, Fence, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Offing. She co-edited The Art of Touring (Yeti, 2009), an anthology of writing and visual art by musicians that draws on her experience in the post-punk band Erase Errata.  

Pravin Jain

Pravin Jain  

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Lo Jan

Lo Jan  

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Gabriela Jauregui

Gabriela Jauregui is a writer, editor, and translator living in Mexico City. She is the author of Controlled Decay (Akashic Books/Black Goat Press, 2008), a collection of poems; Leash Seeks Lost Bitch (The Song Cave/Sexto Piso, 2015), a chapbook made in collaboration with artists Allison Katz and Camilla Wills; and a short story collection, La memoria de las cosas (Sexto Piso, 2015). Jauregui is co-founder of the publishing collective sur+. Website

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Javelin

Javelin is Tom Van Buskirk and George Langford. The group’s debut album, No Más, was released in 2010 by Luaka Bop. Website

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Steffani Jemison

Steffani Jemison is a visual artist and educator living in New York. Her recent work approaches privacy and opacity as strategies of abstraction and political resistance. She currently is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. She has exhibited and presented her work at Jeu de Paume (Paris), CAPC Bordeaux, the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Drawing Center (New York), LAXART (Los Angeles), the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art (Copenhagen). Her work is in the public collections of the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Kadist Foundation. Jemison was the Arthur Levitt Jr. ’52 Artist-in-Residence at Williams College in spring 2017, and she has received awards from the Art Matters Foundation and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. Website

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Travis Jeppesen

Travis Jeppesen is a novelist, poet, and art critic based in Berlin. His books include Victims (2003), Poems I Wrote While Watching TV (2006), Wolf at the Door (2007), and a collection of art criticism, Disorientations: Art on the Margins of the "Contemporary" (2008). Website

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Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist, engineer, and associate professor of art and art education at New York University whose work emphasizes the intersection of environmental and health issues.  

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Aisha Sasha John

Aisha Sasha John is a singing dancer. Her solo performance the aisha of oz premiered at the Whitney Museum in June 2017, and will close the MAI’s 2017/2018 season. Aisha is the author of I have to live. (M&S 2017), The Shining Material (BookThug 2011), and THOU (BookThug 2014)—finalist for both the Trillium and ReLit Poetry Awards. In addition to her solo work, she choreographed, performed and curated as a member of the performance collective WIVES (2015–2017). Her video work and text art have been exhibited in galleries (Doris McCarthy, Oakville Galleries) and was commissioned by Art Metropole as part of Let’s understand what it means to be here (together), a public art performance residency she designed and led. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph, and a BA in African Studies and Semiotics from the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto.  

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Paul John

Paul John is a Printer Without a Press Fellow and educator at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in New York City. He is the director of Endless Editions and his works are in the collections of the MoMA Library, the New York Public Library, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  

D. H. Johnson

D. H. Johnson is a stage and screen actor in New York City. Website

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is a Brooklyn-based artist. His work has been exhibited in solo shows in New York at Guild & Greyshkul and Zach Feuer Gallery, and in Turin at Franco Soffiantino Arte Contemporanea; He was also included in MoMA PS1's Greater New York in 2005. Website

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Joan Jonas

Joan Jonas is an artist whose video, drawing, performance, and sound work has been the subject of retrospectives at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (1979); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1983, 1994); Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany (2001); and Queens Museum of Art, New York (2004). She’s had solo exhibitions at venues such as the Stedelijk Museum (1994); Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles (2003); Pat Hearn Gallery, New York City (2003); Vienna State Opera, Vienna (2014–15); Tate Modern (2018); and has presented major performances at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1974); The Kitchen, New York (1975); San Francisco Museum of Art (1976); Kunstmuseum Bern (2004); and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (2008). She is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund, among others, and has received awards from Anonymous Was a Woman, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Film Institute, and the Guggenheim Foundation. She lives and works in New York.  

Kira Josefsson

Kira Josefsson is a writer and translator working between Swedish and English. She’s on the editorial board for Glänta and part of the translations editorial team for Anomaly. Her in-progress translation of Pooneh Rohi’s debut novel Araben won a 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant.  

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David Joselit

David Joselit is the Carnegie Professor of the History of Art at Yale University. As a scholar and critic he has written about pivotal moments in modern art ranging from Dada to the emergence of globalization and new media. He is the author of Feedback: Television Against Democracy (MIT Press, 2007), Infinite Regress: Marcel Duchamp 1910–1941 (October Books; MIT Press, 1998), and American Art Since 1945 (Thames and Hudson, 2003). He contributes regularly to Artforum and Art in America and is an editor of October. Website

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Matico Josephson

Matico Josephson is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts. He lives in New York. Website

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Jenn Joy

Jenn Joy  

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Adela Jušić

Adela Jušić is an artist working in video, installation, and performance and living in Sarajevo. She is a founding member of the Crvena Association for Culture and Art. In 2010 she received the Zvono Award for best young artist in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her work has been exhibited at Manifesta 8, Kunstmuseum (Bonn, Germany), El Parqueadero (Bogotá, Colombia), Espace Appolonia (Strasbourg, France); the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, and Gallery P74 (Ljubljana). Website

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