Joanne Grüne-Yanoff is a contemporary artist known for poetic multimedia installations that examine the individual’s charged relationship with the outside world through a character she has developed, Cassandra. Cassandra is a grounded being, looking up at the sky, thinking about flight.

Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in NYC, Berlin and Stockholm, among others, received residencies and grants in Portugal, Finland, Sweden and the USA, is represented in numerous private and public collections, and has given talks on her work at institutions including Oxford University, Stockholm School of Economics and Rutgers University.

Current collaborative projects include The Boat is a Circle, a book and large-scale installation with American artist Meridel Rubenstein, and The Cassandra Cycle: Memory, a film with Belgian-Finnish dancer and choreographer Ingrid André.