Tamsen Hopkinson

A woman with long dark hair is looking at the camera. There are lush plants behind her and sunlight streaming across her face.

Tamsen Hopkinson (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Pāhauwera, Irish Pākehā) is a Māori artist and curator whose practice is an expression of Tino rangatiratanga: Indigenous Sovereignty, considering ideas around education, translation, materiality and sound. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Painting, Art History and Philosophy from Elam School of Fine Arts, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Tamsen has worked across multiple art organisations in over the last ten years including West Space Inc, TCB Art Inc., UN Projects, Monash University of Art, Design and Architecture (MADA), Footscray Community Arts and The Substation. She produced STUDIO, a conversational artist interview video series highlighting practice in Naarm. She is also a current board member of InPlace, a NFP organisation engaging researchers, organisations from multiple disciplines through a flexible residency model.

Acknowledgement of Country
Arts House, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Taipei Performing Arts Center, and Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands we work on, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung, Dharawal, and Ketagalan peoples. We extend our respects to their Elders past, present and future while respecting the vast Traditional Owners Nations our digital platforms reach. We extend this acknowledgment to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and Austronesian artists, audiences and communities, and First Nations peoples globally.
墨爾本藝術之家、坎貝爾敦藝術中心、臺北表演藝術中心及台北當代藝術館向我們土地上的第一民族暨傳統所有人致上敬意,包括烏倫杰里族(Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung)、塔爾瓦斯族(Dharawal)、凱達格蘭族(Ketagalan)及其眾支系。因著BLEED數位介面所將廣泛觸及的各種傳統民族與土地, 我們尊榮各地過去、現在及未來的祖先與耆老。我們更將這份對台灣與澳洲原住民族、托雷斯海峽群島民族及南島民族的藝術家、觀眾與社群的致意延展至全球各傳統領地與第一民族。