Trenton Doyle Hancock: Mind of the Mound

January 23, 2020
Trenton Doyle Hancock grew up in Paris, Texas, to a family of evangelical Baptist ministers and missionaries, supplementing his religious upbringing with comic books, horror films and Greek mythology. Ultimately birthing his own creation myth — envisioned through paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, videos, and installation – this body of work is coalesced at MASS MoCA reaching a critical mass decades in the making.
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Director: Kaelan Burkett
Camera: Billy Sims, Kaelan Burkett
Producer: Jodi Joseph
Interviewer: Denise Markonish
Music: Elkié
Principal exhibition support is provided by an anonymous donor. Lead support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts with major support from Timur Galen and Linda Genereux. Contributing support comes from Matthew Bliwise and Nicole Deller, Hedy Fischer and Randy Shull, and Leigh and Reggie Smith, with additional support from Ace Ehrlich. Programming at MASS MoCA is made possible in part by the Barr Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council.