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)
Eliza Coviello, General Manager, eliza(at)

Adrienne Edwards, Curator, adrienne(at)
Charles Aubin, Curator, charles(at)

Job Piston, Special Projects Manager, job(at)
Sarah Haimes, Individual Giving Manager, sarah(at)
Marc Arthur, Research and Archives; Senior Editor, Performa Magazine, marc(at)
Lydia Brawner, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow, lydia(at)
Maggie Chan, Assistant to the Founding Director & Chief Curator, maggie(at)

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Performa Board of Directors

RoseLee Goldberg, Founder and Curator
Richard Chang, President
Toby Devan Lewis, Chair
Rashid Johnson, Vice Chair
Todd Bishop
Wendy Fisher
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
Ronald Guttman
Barbara Hoffman
Joyce Liu
Shirin Neshat
Ivan Pun
Roya Sachs
Dayana Tamendarova


Performa Advisory Council

Laurie Beckelman
Anne Bergeron
Concetta Duncan
Stephanie French
Michael Kantrow

Performa Curatorial Advisory Board

Marina Abramovic, Artist and Teacher
Massimiliano Gioni, Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art
Yuko Hasegawa, Curator
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