On Monday, February 18, 2019 artist, Sky Hopinka, gave a talk in conjunction with the exhibition, Audible Bacillus, which includes his work Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or Boundary.
Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga) was born and raised in Ferndale, Washington and spent a number of years in Palm Springs and Riverside, California; Portland, Oregon; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is currently based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. In Portland, he studied and taught chinuk wawa, a language indigenous to the lower Columbia River basin. His video work centers around personal positions of indigenous homeland and landscape, designs of language as containers of culture, and the play between the known and the unknowable. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Portland State University in Liberal Arts, and his Master of Fine Arts in Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and Sundance Art of Nonfiction Fellow for 2019.
Photos by Richard Marinelli. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.