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Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

Hugh Hayden: Skeletons in the Swamp

Artist and sculptor Hugh Hayden visits the swamps of Louisiana to source wood for a new monumental installation for ICA Miami and reflects on the material and cultural specificity of the work.

Hugh Hayden (b. 1983, Dallas) lives and works in New York. He holds an MFA from Columbia University, New York, and a bachelor of architecture from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey (2020), and White Columns, New York (2018). Hayden’s work is in the collections of the Princeton University Art Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.

A film by ICA Miami
Produced by Kismet Creative Studio
Direction/Editing: Jonathan David Kane
Cinematography: Brad Abrahams and Hermán Stefanov
Music/Sound Design: Michael John Hancock and Brian Robertson
Additional Direction: Daniela Granadillo and Andrew McLees, ICA Miami