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Oral history interview with Bill T. Jones, 2018 March 23

Jones, Bill T., 1952-

Choreographer, Artist, Dancer


Collection Information

Size: Audio: 5 sound files (3 hr., 34 min.) digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Bill T. Jones conducted 2018 March 23, by Svetlana Kitto, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Jones' office, New York Live Arts, in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bill T. Jones (1952- ) is an artist and dancer in New York, New York. Svetlana Kitto (1980- ) is a writer and oral historian in Brooklyn, New York.


This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.


Funded by the Keith Haring Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bill T. Jones, 2018 March 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.