Amelia Jones

Robert A. Day Professor of Art and Design, Vice Dean of Research

Amelia Jones

Amelia Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor and Vice Dean of Research at the Roski School of Art and Design at University of Southern California. A feminist curator and a theorist and historian of art and performance, her recent publications include Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts (2012), Perform Repeat Record: Live Art in History (2012), co-edited with Adrian Heathfield, the edited volume Sexuality (2014), and, co-edited with Erin Silver, Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories (2016). Her exhibition Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art took place in 2013 in Montreal and she programmed the events Trans-Montréal (2015) in that city, followed by a related publication “On Trans/Performance,” a special issue of Performance Research (2016). Her Live Artists Live performance and conference program took place at USC in 2016. Jones is currently working on a retrospective of the work of Ron Athey and a book tentatively entitled In Between Subjects: A Critical Genealogy of Queer Performance.

Email ameliaj@usc.edu
Body art/performing the subject (1998)
The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, 2010
Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts, 2012
Self/Image: Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject, 2006
Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp, 1995
Rachel Lachowicz (2013)
Irrational Modernism (2004)