Cannupa Hanska Luger

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Cannupa Hanska Luger is a multidisciplinary artist of Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota, Austrian, and Norwegian descent. Through monumental installations that incorporate ceramics, video, sound, fiber, steel, and repurposed materials, Luger interweaves performance and political action to communicate stories about twenty-first-century indigeneity. Luger is the recipient of the 2018 Museum of Arts and Design’s inaugural Burke Prize and holds a BFA in studio arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts.