Performa 09 Hub by nOffice
Darren O’Donnell, Haircuts By Children, 2007. Presented by Art in General. Photo copyright Paula Court.
Allan Kaprow, Push and Pull: A Furniture Comedy for Hans Hofman, 1963/2007. Photo copyright Paula Court. Courtesy of Performa and Creative Time.
Long March Project, Avant-Garde, 2007. Photo by Elizabeth Proitsis


Performa Staff

RoseLee Goldberg, Founding Director and Curator

Esa Nickle, Producing Director and International Affairs, esa(at)
Franck Bordese, Director of Finance, franck(at)

Charles Aubin, Associate Curator, charles(at)
Defne Ayas, Curator at Large, defne(at)
Mark Beasley, Curator at Large, mark(at)
Allison Derusha, Senior Development Officer, allison(at)
Adrienne Edwards, Curator, adrienne(at)
Lana Wilson, Film and Dance Curator, lana(at)

Marc Arthur, Research and Archives, marc(at)                                
Luisa Gui, Development and Special Events, luisa(at)                  
Jennifer Piejko, Editor, Performa Magazine, jennifer(at)                
Job Piston, Communications Associate and Special Projects, job(at)                                                                                                                                    
Mike Skinner, Technical Director, Performa 13                                                               

Sutton PR, Exclusive Press Agency,

Performa Board of Directors

Noam Andrews
Laurie Beckelman
Irving Benson
Todd Bishop
Amy Cappellazzo
Toby Devan Lewis (Honorary Chair)
Wendy Fisher
Stephanie French
Emily Glasser
RoseLee Goldberg
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn (Chair)
Ronald Guttman
Barbara Hoffman
Rashid Johnson
Aditya Julka
Edward Tyler Nahem


Performa Curatorial Advisory Board

Marina Abramovic, Artist and Teacher
Massimiliano Gioni, Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art
Yuko Hasegawa, Curator
Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, The Jewish Museum
Chrissie Iles, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art
Joan Jonas, Artist
Lois Keidan, Director, Live Art Development Agency, UK
William Kentridge, Artist
Joseph V. Melillo, Executive Director, Brooklyn Academy of Music
Paul D. Miller, Musician
Meredith Monk, Artist
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Independent Curator
Yoko Ono, Artist
Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, New Museum of Contemporary Art
Catherine Wood, Curator, Tate Modern
Octavio Zaya, Independent Curator