Joshua Bonnetta

Associate Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies
Faculty, Cinema and Photography

Phone:(607) 274-1438
Office:370 Roy H Park Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850

Associate Professor Joshua Bonnetta is a Canadian artist and filmmaker working at the edges of documentary across installation, performance, and traditional cinema exhibition. His film works have been exhibited at the the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, the Institute for Contemporary Art London, BFI London Film Festival, Whitechapel Gallery, Berlin Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, American Film Institute Festival, amongst various other festivals, museums, and galleries throughout the world. His works have been written about in The New York Times, The Guardian, Sight & Sound, Art Forum, Frieze, and Cinemascope.

His most recent film El Mar La Mar won the Caligari Film Prize from the Berlin Film Festival in 2017 and is in the permanent collection of MOMA.

He has lectured and taught workshops at Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, University of London, NYU, Stockholm University of the Arts, and The Architectural Association in London.

Bonnetta received a BFA in Film & Video Production from York University, Toronto and an MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Courses taught:

Introduction to Cinema Production I

Advanced Cinema Production: Film and Video Art

Advanced Cinema Production: Sound Art

Special topics: A History of the Projected Image in Art

Cinema in Exhibition

Film as Material


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