Jonas Mekas

Jonas Mekas at book signing in Paris, 2018. Courtesy: jonasmekasfilms; photograph: Wei Gao.

The iconic filmmaker’s influence was felt across the length and breadth of New York in the 1960s

By Geeta Dayal, Carolee Schneemann and Jeff Preiss

The director worked with prominent figures in New York’s avant garde, including Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, John Lennon and Yoko Ono

By Frieze News Desk
Maud Alpi, Gorge Couer Ventre (Still Life), 2016

Jonas Mekas to Maud Alpi to Lina Rodriguez to Júlio Bressane – highlights from the Swiss film festival

By Ela Bittencourt

From transgender narratives to the cosmic hum: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

The experimental filmmaker and musician has died, aged 76

By Geeta Dayal
Jonas Mekas, aged four, standing in front of his father, 1926

Q. What should stay the same? A. Clean air, clean earth, clean water.

By Jonas Mekas

Interview - 14 Dec 2012

The artist and filmmaker speaks about his life in cinema and writing