Joshua Bonnetta


Joshua Bonnetta started shooting in Corsica as a resident of the annual program in 2021 his new feature film project and is planning to continue production in Corsica.

Joshua Bonnetta, Echo : A feature-length documentary and multi-channel installation which explores animal consciousness through the ultrasonic echolocating world of bats and the fieldwork of biologists who seek to understand and preserve them.

Still in production, laureate of the FIDLab 2022

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.


Past residencies