Candice Hopkins

Candice Hopkins is a curator and writer originally from Whitehorse, Yukon. She was co-curator of the SITE Santa Fe Biennial, in August 2018 and was a part of the curatorial team for documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel. She was co-curator of the major exhibitions Sakahàn: International Indigenous ArtClose Encounters; The Next 500 Years; and the 2014 SITElines Biennial, Unsettled Landscapes in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her writing is published widely and her recent essays and presentations include: “Outlawed Social Life” for South as a State of Mind and Sounding the Margins: A Choir of Minor Voices at Small Projects, Tromsø, Norway. She has lectured internationally including at the Witte de With, Rotterdam; Tate Modern and Tate Britain, London; Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar, Senegal; Artists Space, New York; and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Curatorial Excellence in Contemporary Art and the 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.