Candice Hopkins


Candice Hopkins is the Senior Curator, Toronto Biennial of Art, and lives in Toronto, Ontario and Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was a curator for documenta 14 in Athens (Greece) and Kassel (Germany), and has held curatorial positions at the IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts) Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Western Front, Vancouver; and the Walter Phillips Gallery at the Banff Centre. Her writings on history, art, and vernacular architecture have been published by Mousse; MIT Press; BlackDog Publishing; Revolver Press, NYU; the Fillip Review; and the National Museum of the American Indian; among others. Hopkins has lectured widely at venues including the Witte de With, Rotterdam; the Tate Modern, London; the Dakar Biennale; Tate Britain, London; and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, co-curated with Greg Hill and Christine Lalonde, was the National Gallery of Canada’s largest survey of recent Indigenous art. Hopkinswas co-curator of the 2014 SITE Santa Fe biennial exhibition, Unsettled Landscapes. In 2014, she received the Joan Lowndes award from the Canada Council for the Arts for excellence in critical and curatorial writing, and in 2016 the Prix pour un essai critique sur l’art contemporain by the Foundation Prince Pierre de Monaco. She is a citizen of Carcross/Tagish First Nation.


15 March 2019

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