Minor Matters Books

BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021
BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021

BOOK TITLE TO BE REVEALED January 30, 2021

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8.5 x 12 inches, 48 pages (accordion); hardcover with slipcase; $50 plus shipping

*NEW* Essay by Candice Hopkins

Co-publishers internationally are invited to be a part of a new artist's book by Nicholas Galanin, dedicated to a confidential new public work. In development over the past three years, the piece will be revealed by the partner institution and Minor Matters January 30, 2021, with a late-April book release.

All co-publishers from January 1–January 30 will receive a signed postcard created exclusively for this project, in addition to being named within the publication.

NOTE: Images shown are included in Galanin’s first monograph, Nicholas Galanin: Let Them Enter Dancing And Showing Their Faces, available here. The 2021 artist’s book is dedicated to a new and previously unseen piece that will be announced shortly.

Candice Hopkins (b. 1977) is an independent curator and writer whose work focuses on art and indigeneity. Originally from Whitehorse, Yukon, Hopkins is a citizen of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation. She is currently senior curator of the 2019 and 2021 editions of the Toronto Biennial of Art, and in 2018 was co-curator of the SITElines Biennial in New Mexico. Hopkins was co-curator of the Canadian pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale featuring the media collective Isuma, and a curator for documenta 14 in Kassel, Germany.

A graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Hopkins has been widely published and has received awards including the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Curatorial Excellence in Contemporary Art, and the 2016 Prix pour un essai critique sur l’art contemporain by the Foundation Prince Pierre de Monaco.

Internationally acclaimed artist NICHOLAS GALANIN/YÉIL YA-TSEEN (b. 1979, Sitka, Alaska) is a Tlingit/Unangax/multi-disciplinary artist. He has exhibited at the Sydney Biennale, 2020, Australia; the Whitney Biennial, 2019, New York; and his 2020 solo show at Peter Blum Gallery, New York, "Carry A Song, Disrupt An Anthem," received significant press despite early closure due to the pandemic. Galanin has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Open Society Foundation, and is featured on the PBS series "Storytellers: Craft in America," among other accolades in the last year.

His works are in over twenty museum collections including the Museum of Modern Art; the Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia; the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts; the National Museum of the American Indian, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; the Portland Museum of Art; and the Humboldt Forum, Berlin; among many others.

Galanin has apprenticed with master carvers and jewelers. He earned his BFA at London Guildhall University in Jewelry Design, and his MFA in Indigenous Visual Arts at Massey University in New Zealand. He is represented by Peter Blum Gallery, New York, and lives with his family in Sitka, Alaska.