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, Associate Curator, charles(at)

Sarah Haimes, Individual Giving Manager, sarah(at)
Job Piston, Communications Associate and Special Projects, job(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)

Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyl, Curatorial Assistant
Vera Petukhova, Curatorial/Production Assistant

SUTTON, Exclusive Press Agency,

Performa Board of Directors

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

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
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