Joshua Bonnetta (b.Canada 1979) is an interdisciplinary artist working with sound and image across installation, performance, and traditional cinema exhibition. His current works explore environmental sound through acoustic ecology and conservation bioacoustics frameworks. 

His work has been shown at The Berlinale, BFI London Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art (London), Museum of Modern Art (New York), New York Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Whitechapel Gallery, and at various festivals, museums, and galleries internationally. His work has been written about in Art Forum, Frieze, Sight & Sound, Cinemascope, The Guardian, and the New York Times.

He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, & Media Art at Ithaca College. His sound works are published by Shelter Press, Canti Magnetici, and Senufo Editions.


Recent Screenings/Exhibitions


  • TIFF Bell Lightbox - Toronto, ON The Two Sights

  • Colgate University The Two Sights

  • Cornell University The Two Sights

  • Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive The Two Sights


  • Pickford Film Center - Bellingham, WA The Two Sights

  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art - Oklahoma City, OK The Two Sights

  • Space Gallery - Portland, ME The Two Sights

  • Union Cinema, UWM - Milwaukee, WI The Two Sights

  • Lightbox Film Center - Philadelphia, PA The Two Sights

  • Northwest Film Forum - Seattle, WA The Two Sights

  • The Cinematheque - Vancouver, BC The Two Sights

  • Dairy Arts Center - Boulder, CO The Two Sights

  • Field Recordings-3 WORM Rotterdam The Two Sights






  • University of Lusofona. Sound installation of Lago. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Gallery Lusiotti. Lago sound installation as part of Ron Judes Lago. Los Angeles, California.


  • The Rooms Gallery. Strange Lines and Distances. Installation. St. Johns NFLD, Canada.
  • The Johnson Museum of Art. Strange Lines and Distances. Installation.


  • Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art. Strange Lines and Distances. Screening and Artist Talk.
  • Le Bon Accueil. Rennes, France. Strange Lines and Distances. Installation
  • Moscow Polytechnic Museum. Art and Science Film Festival. Remanence III, screening.
  • Melbourne Art Fair/Screen Space. Lanterna. Installation.


  • Imagine Science Film Festival. Remanence III. Screening. Made In NY Media Center. Brooklyn, New York. October.
  • Imagine Science Film Festival. Strange Lines and Distances. Installation. Made In NY Media Center. Brooklyn, New York.
  • New York Film Festival. Screening. Remanence IV. Oct.
  • Edinburgh Film Festival. Screening. Remanence I. June.
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival. Screening. Strange Lines and Distances. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Feb.
  • Berlinale. Strange Lines and Distances. Installation
  • Berlinale. Remanence I
  • Concordia University. Communications Gallery. American Colour. Installation.
  • YYZ Gallery. Toronto, Canada. Strange Lines & Distances. Two channel film and 5.1 sound Installation. March.


  • Union Docs. Brooklyn, NYC.
  • Western Front Gallery. Vancouver, Canada
  • WNDX. Winnipeg, Canada. Special Presentation. Retrospective
  • Senufo Editions DVD/record launch. Milano, Bologna, Vimercate Italy. Screening/performance
  • Nuit Blanche. Toronto City Hall, Canada. Museum for the End of the world. American Colour. Installation
  • Screen Space. Melbourne, Australia. Exhibition American Colour. November. Installation 15th.


  • Wavelength. Toronto International Film Festival. Screening "American Colour"
  • Portland International Film Festival. Screening. "Long Shadows"
  • 25fps Festival. Zagreb Croatia. Screening "Long Shadows"
  • Eyeworks Festival for Experimental Animation. "November Light"