Born in 1949, Hank Bull traveled to Europe in 1968, studied under Robert Markle and Nobuo Kubota at the New School of Art in Toronto, and joined Vancouver’s Western Front in 1973. A multi-faceted artist, he is recognized as an innovator in radio, telecommunications, performance and social practices. As curator, administrator and advocate, he has participated in the development of artist-run culture in Canada and abroad and produced numerous international projects. In 1999 he co-founded Centre A, the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. His personal art practice takes place at the intersection of painting, performance, video and sound. His work has been included in the Venice Biennale and Documenta and is present in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the New York Museum of Modern Art and other institutions.