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Relevance of Place: Lindsey Hinmon

Shannon Jackson interviews Tippet Rise co-director Lindsey Hinmon about the unique sense of presence created at Tippet Rise as well its range of aesthetic, educational, and community experiences. In this episode, Hinmon recounts emblematic moments of synergy amongst art, nature, and people while also recalling key considerations that went into building structures and programming for the center. Watch to hear her introduce the many programs of Tippet Rise and share her personal reflections.

Filmed in May 2023.

Lindsey Hinmon

Tippet Rise co-director Lindsey Hinmon smiles with her dark hair flowing.

Longtime and close collaborators of Cathy and Peter Halstead, co-directors Lindsey and Pete Hinmon have managed the development of Tippet Rise since its founding, and jointly lead the art center’s team of colleagues. Lindsey oversees programming at the art center year-round, including the summer concert season and special events, education and community outreach, artwork acquisitions, and artist residencies. She leads engagement with external organizations and collaborators of Tippet Rise, including its sister organization, the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation, and oversees all external communications about the art center. An avid outdoor enthusiast, and passionate about art, music, poetry, nature, and the history of the region, Lindsey enjoys living in Montana with Pete and their daughter.

Shannon Jackson

Shannon Jackson holds the Hadidi Professorship at the University of California, Berkeley, where she currently serves as Chair of the History of Art Department. Jackson is a scholar and educator of cross-media art practice and of socially-engaged art. A Guggenheim fellow and award-winning author, she has published several books and online platforms, including Back Stages (2022), Public Servants (2016), The Builders Association (2015), Social Works (2011) as well as In Terms of Performance and Media Art 21. Jackson serves on the boards of several arts organizations, including Oakland Museum of the Arts, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Headlands Center for the Arts, the Minnesota Street Project Foundation, and the Kramlich Art Foundation. As a guest program advisor to Tippet Rise, Jackson helped to create the Relevance of Place series of site-specific dialogues.

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