Hope Relay / 2:00 minutes
Artist name: Ian Paul
Ian Alan Paul has been working as an artist and a writer in California since 2002. His work focuses on the relationships between culture, power, and technology. He has been active in organizing around several issues in bay area communities, and often incorporates the ideas found in community resistance in his art and writing. Ian’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries across North America, and his writing on art and politics has appeared in several online journals and publications. He received his BA from UC Santa Cruz in 2007 and his MFA and MA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011. Ian currently lives in San Francisco, CA and will begin his studies in UC Santa Cruz’s Film and Digital Media PhD program in the fall.