Nadia Hironaka creates films, videos, public artworks and immersive installations, often working in collaboration to include other artists, musicians and composers. Hironaka’s practice embraces research and experimentation, encompassing historical fact, popular fiction and creative speculation. Working across moving-image culture and mass media idioms, Hironaka build’s counter-mythologies, alternate or parallel realities, and forward-looking visions of the world around us.
Since 2008 Hironaka has been working collaboratively with artist Matthew Suib. Hironaka & Suib are recipients of several honored awards including a 2015 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Pew Fellowships in the Arts and Fellowships from CFEVA and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Their work has been widely exhibited both domestically and abroad at venues including, Fondazione MAXXI (Rome), New Media Gallery (Vancouver), The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), UCLA Hammer Museum, PS1/MoMA, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Arizona State University Art Museum. They have been artists-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Banff Centre, Marble House Project, Interlude and the Millay Colony for Arts. Hironaka & Suib are represented by Locks Gallery.