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  -- Recent Installations and Photography Projects --
  Seventeen Shitty Mountains 2018
  The Sleeper / Cowcatcher 2018
  OLD 2018
  Hanging Cairn 2017
  Massa Confusa 2017
  RCA 2016
  Babel 2015-2016
  Celestial Ship of the North (Emergency Ark) 2015
  Signs 2015-present
  Narcissus Incorporated 2015
  Lot Circles 2014-present
  Rustic Sputnik 2016 / Rusty Sputnik 2013
  Coronal Mass Ejection 2013
  The Egg and Michigan Central Train Station 2007-2013
  Mercury Retrograde 2012
  The End of the World 2012
  The Quarry / Steinbruch 2013
  The Secrets of Nature 2012-2014
  Garden of the Gods 2009-2011
  Tartarus 2011
  Triumph of Death 2010
  Sisyphus and the Voice of Space 2010
  New Mound City 2010
  Ziggurat and Fisher Body 21 2007-2009
  -- Ongoing Detroit-Based Photo Series' --
  In The Strait Of The Crimson Nain 2007-present
  Detroit Nights 2007-present
  Shipwrecks 1999-present
  Delrazed 2007-present
  Holes 2007-present
  Trees 2007-present
  Memorials 2007-present
  Detroit Wildlife 2007-present
  The Mound Project 2007-present
  Bad Graffiti 2007-present
  The Zone 1999-present
  Cast Concrete in the Auto Age 2008-present
  Mid Century Modern Playground Sculptures 2007-present
  -- Other Installations and Photography Projects --
  Roosevelt Warehouse and the Cauldron 2007-2010
  Fountain of Youth Vending Machine 2008-2010
  Lao Zhu and the Flour Factory 2009
  Detroit Midden Mound 2008
  RELICS 2001-2016
  Tire Pyramid 2006
  Animals 2006
  Icelandic Saga 2006
  Scrappers 2000-2004
  Found Slides 2000-2004
  Pictures of a City - Detroit 1997-2006
  Alchemical Works and Drawings 1997-present




09/13/18 At Murals in the Market, Detroit Gets Its Own Take On Stonehenge - Ryan Patrick Hooper, Detroit Free Press

09/13/18 1xRun's Murals in the Market Kicks Off with Print Run from Scott Hocking's Seventeen Shitty Mountains - Juxtapoz Magazine

09/05/18 Detroit Nights - Scott Hocking, for the MSU Broad Museum, Angles, Medium

09/2018 Scott Hocking: Turning Things Upside Down - Steve Panton, Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 7, the International Sculpture Center, Washington D.C.

08/09/18 Pileup On The Tracks: Detroit Artist Exhumes a Ghost Railroad at The Broad - Lawrence Cosentino, City Pulse, Lansing, MI

06/14/18 Scott Hocking at David Klein Gallery - Glen Mannisto, Detroit Art Review

06/08/18 From a Tower of Babel to a Concrete Pyramid, an Artist Erects Monuments to Human Endeavors - Sarah Rose Sharp, Hyperallergic

05/29/18 Scott Hocking: Pushing Boundaries - Michael Hodges, the Detroit News

05/09/18 Scott Hocking Dig Into The Past - Lee Devito, Metro Times, Detroit

01/2018 Detroit Nights - Scott Hocking - Derive Journal, No. 70, Vienna, Austria

10/04/17 Scott Hocking - Objektiv Art Journal: Subjektiv Part II, Fall 2017, Norway

07/2017 Scott Hocking: Not Your Average Scrapper - Jim McFarlin, TBD Magazine, Detroit, MI

05/23/17 Documenting Detroit: Scott Hocking - Laura Mott, Art 21 Magazine, New York, NY

04/11/17 Detroit: The Dream is Now - Michel Arnaud, Abrams and Chronicle, London, UK / New York, NY

03/2017 Good Nights: Scott Hocking / Detroit Nights - Polina Osherov, Pattern Magazine, Vol. 11, Indianapolis, IN

02/02/17 American Art of the 20th-21st Centuries, Chapter 12, Millenial Aspirations: American Art 2000-Today - Erika Doss, Oxford University Press, New York, NY

11/29/16 Detroit After Dark: Photographs from the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (exhibition catalog) - Nancy Barr, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT / London, UK

11/28/16 To Understand Detroit, Look In At Night - Jessica Leigh Hester, City Lab / The Atlantic, Washington D.C.

2016 Discovery: Review of Beautiful Terrible Ruins by Dora Apel - Brendan Fay, Exposure - The Journal of the Society of Photographic Education, Fall 2016, Vol. 49:2, Cleveland, OH

08/2016 Essay'd 13: Scott Hocking - Steve Panton, Essay'd // 30 Detroit Artists, Painted Turtle / Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI

08/2016 Coyotes, Movies, and Myths: A Conversation with Scott Hocking - interview with Laura Mott for The Tube Factory Art Space / Big Car, Indianapolis, IN

07/27/16 Using Art and Indy's Blight to Confront Mortality: Scott Hocking's Found Object Art - Emily Taylor, Nuvo, Indianapolis, IN

02/04/16 Art In Evolution // Scott Hocking [Detroit] - Edward Ian Cibula, Decompoz Magazine, Montreal, Canada

12/09/15 Scott Hocking Explores Detroit's Dark Side - Lee Devito, Detroit Metro Times

11/2015 Detroit Nights – Scott Hocking (author), artist monograph, Nora Modern Publishing, Detroit, MI

11/13/15 Motor City Interventions, Scott Hocking's Renegade Sculpture - Hunter Braithwaite, Blouin Artinfo / Modern Painters, NY

10/23/15 Detroit Artist Turns Barn Into Boat - Steve Byrne / Rob St. Mary, The Detroit Free Press

10/20/15 A New Amercian Gothic - Walter Wasacz, Metromode / Model D Media, Detroit

09/2015 Detroit: Like the Phoenix... - Amelie Rejane, Beaux Arts Editions: Lille 3000 Renaissance, Lille, France

08/26/15 All Aboard Barnboat: Talking Modern Mythology with Scott Hocking - Sarah Rose Sharp, Detroit Art Review

07/31/15 Ark-tistic Perfection: Artist Trasforms Barn Into Ark - Michael Hodges, The Detroit News

05/11/15 Building Monuments Amid Detroit's Modern Ruins - Sarah Rose Sharp, Hyperallergic

02/20/15 Scott Hocking, Essay'd, Vol. 13 - Steve Panton, 9338 Campau Gallery, Hamtramck, MI

02/2015 Detroit Research: A Journal of Contempoary Art and Culture, Vol. 1, Spring/Fall 2014 - Michael Stone-Richards, Detroit

02/2015 Scott Hocking's Long Look at the End of the World - Glen Mannisto, Detroit Research, Vol. 1, Spring/Fall 2014, Detroit

02/2015 Retreating/Retracing Space: Scott Hocking and the Politics of Visibility - Michael Stone-Richards, Detroit Research, Vol. 1, Spring/Fall 2014, Detroit

12/31/14 Artists Talk (excerpt) - Gerald A Matt, Moderne Kunst Nürnberg

12/20/14 Learning from Detroit: Neue Strategien Urbaner Krisenbewaltigung (excerpt) Scott Hocking - Justin Hoffman, Kunstverein Wolfsburg / Kulturverlag Kadmos Berlin, Germany

12/2014 Site:Lab @ the Morton / Strange Attractors (catalog excerpt) - Folkert, Neva, and Wagner, Storming the Castle Pictures, Grand Rapids MI

10/10/14 Scott Hocking Brings Jesus and Prehistoric Giants to Artprize - Cait Munro, Artnet News

09/30/14 Twenty Detroit Artists You Should Know - Jennifer Wood, Complex

09/25/14 Site Lab at Morton is Passport to Global Art World - Joseph Becherer, MLive, Michigan

09/10/14 In Bankrupt Detroit, Nature Reclaims Debris Mounds on Vacant Land - Bill McGraw, National Geographic News

09/10/14 El Arte Publico Recupera La Memoria: Scott Hocking Interviene Detroit - Itzel Rojas Sosa, Cultura Colectiva, Mexico

07/24/14 Another Look At Detroit, Parts 1 and 2 - Holland Carter, The New York Times

07/07/14 Detroit Artist Sees Beautiful Where Many Others See Blight - Vic Faust, WXYZ News, Detroit - video link here

06/25/14 The Lively Soul of a Decaying City - Randy Kennedy, The New York Times

05/31/14 The Front Room: Artists' Projects at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 2008-2013 (catalog excerpt) - CAMSTL, St. Louis, MO

05/21/14 Artist's Installation Gets Inspiration from Carrie Furnace - Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

05/07/14 Detroit: Artists in Residence at the Mattress Factory - Roberta Raczka, Arthopper

05/2014 The Way of the Shovel - Zachary Cahill, Frieze Magazine, Issue 163, London, UK

04/29/14 Slideshow: Culture Lab Detroit (excerpt) - Benjamin Park, Blouin ARTINFO

04/2014 Scott Hocking - Canvas Detroit (excerpt) - Nichole Christian and Julie Pincus, Painted Turtle / Wayne State University Press, Detroit

03/2014 Scott Hocking at Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Iowa

01/30/14 Romanian Artist Daniel Knorr Uses Pulverized Police Files For Archaeological Art - Jonathon Keats, Forbes

01/02/14 The MAN Podcast #113: 'Flanders to Florence,' and Scott Hocking - Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes

01/2014 Creative Industry in Detroit - Xu Weishun, Tripartite Vol. 169, Beijing, China

12/26/13 Artist Scott Hocking Finds Meaning and Resonance in Cast-offs from Detroit and Pittsburgh - Nick Keppler, Pittsburgh City Paper

11/11/13 The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art (catalog excerpt) - Dieter Roelstraete, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago / University of Chicago Press, IL

11/2013 Scott Hocking - Who Wore It Better, Alison Feldish / Derek Frech

09/17/13 Scott Hocking Photographs Detroit's Worst Graffiti - Pat O'Malley, Vice Magazine

09/2013 Detroit: Artists in Residence - Scott Hocking - The Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

06/17/13 Scott Hocking - Detroit Performs, episode 101, Detroit Public TV, PBS

03/2013 Scott Hocking at Susanne Hilberry Gallery - Matthew Biro, Artforum

03/16/13 Center for American Auto Industry is Now Bankrupt - interview by Andrey Cherkasov for Channel 1 Russia, Moscow

03/01/13 An Appreciation for the Often Hilarious, Usually Horrible, World of Bad Graffiti - Allison Meier, Hyperallergic

02/27/13 Detroit: C'è Arte Fra Le Macerie - Paola Camillo, Panorama Magazine, Milan, Italy

02/14/13 Detroit: Pictures of a Neighborhood (photographs) - Toby Barlow, The Weeklings and Salon

02/2013 Culture File interview (audio link) - Luke Clancy, RTE Irish National Radio, Dublin, Ireland

01/13/13 Scott Hocking: The End of the World - Jim Welke, ArtFizz

12/24/12 Birth, Death, and Regeneration Mix in New Scott Hocking Exhibit - Michael Hodges, Detroit News

12/2012 Psycho-Pomp: An Eschatological Guide to the Future (excerpt) - Bernie Brooks and Kristen Gallerneaux

03/21/12 Scott Hocking's Garden of the Gods - Vince Carducci, Huffington Post Detroit

12/21/11 Revived with Scott Hocking - Vanessa Miller, Knight Arts Detroit, The Knight Foundation

10/2011 Here. (catalog excerpt) - Rebecca Hart, Julien Robson, ed., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA

09/15/11 Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000 - 2010 (catalog excerpt) - Nancy Barr, John Gallagher, Carlo McCormick, The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI

08/04/11 Seeing Beauty in All Stages: An Interview with Scott Hocking - Sarah Margolis-Pineo, Bad At Sports

06/07/11 Unbuilding Detroit - Eleanor McDowall, BBC Radio 4, London, UK

05/2011 Scott Hocking – Lynn Crawford, The Brooklyn Rail, New York

05/2011 From the Deserted Streets of Detroit to the Holy Place of Aborigines in One Step - MMC RTV Maribor, Slovenia

05/18/11 Tartarus: A Netherworld Forest of Strange Beauty and Harsh Realities - Gabrielle Pescador, Art Slant

04/09/11 Stupor, The False Messiah, Wants To Be Your Dog (collaboration with author), included in Stupor: A Treasury of True Stories - Steve Hughes, Stupor House, Detroit, MI

01/02/11 Art's New Dawn in Detroit – Murray Whyte, The Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada

2011 Detroit: Hope for the Motor City - Alice Agneskichner, director, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion, Berlin, Germany

10/2010 Detroit Renaissance - Jin Ryu, The Traveller, Seoul, South Korea

09/22/10 Artists in Residence – Linda Yablonsky, The New York Times Style Magazine

09/09/10 The Window of Opportunity in Detroit / In the Footsteps of Scott Hocking – Vince Carducci, Motown Review of Art

08/15/10 Dream Dissected – Christopher Yates, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio

08/03/10 Wringing Art Out of the Rubble in Detroit – Melena Ryzik, The New York Times

08/03/10 Artists Making It in Detroit - The New York Times / International Herald Tribune and The Denver Post

08/2010 Scott Hocking - Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

06/23/10 Scott Hocking, New Mound City – Jessica Baran, Riverfront Times, St. Louis, MO

06/16/10 Scott Hocking - The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, MO

05/14/10 Detroit in den Augen von KünstlerInnen - Ceiberweiber Artikel Kultur, Vienna, Austria

04/27/10 Neues Leben in Ruinen, Detroit, Stadt als Material - Anne Katrin Feßler der Standard, Vienna, Austria

03/04/10 Big Journeys Begin With A Single Step - Vagner Whitehead, Art-Sight, Detroit

03/2010 New Installation at the Institute for Humanities Gallery - Amanda Krugliak, University of Michigan

12/2009 A Nice Spot Along The Water – Scott Hocking, Under the Influence Magazine #6, Paris, France

10/2009 Heartland (catalog excerpt) - Charles Esche, Kerstin Niemann, Stephanie Smith, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands / Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago Press, IL

10/2009 Detroit – Mediamatic Travel (photographs), pps 20-23, Amsterdam, Netherlands

10/2009 Heartland – Laura Weinberg, Time Out Chicago (#242), Chicago, IL

10/2009 Reassessing MiddleCoast Art – Dan Gunn, Art Slant Chicago

10/04/09 Scott Hocking, Detroit - Cantablog

10/01/09 Scott Hocking Ziggurat – Jeff Kinkle, LOOK Dossier Journal

08/2009 Scott Hocking, Rinascimento Americano – Gloria Mattioni, Velvet, v 33, La Repubblica, Milan

06/2009 Walking Distance Catalog (excerpt) - Edwin Street Gallery, Hamtramck, MI

06/17/09 Right Place, Weird Time – Rebecca Mazzei, The Metro Times, Detroit

05/2009 To Stay of Not to Stay, The Creative Dilemma – R Lopez, The Art Newspaper, No 202, London

04/17/09 Artists vs Blight (excerpt) – Alexandra Alter, The Wall Street Journal, NY

04/2009 Detroit's Road to Renewal – Alex Altman, TIME magazine, USA

04/01/09 Detroit Artist Finds Beauty Amid City's Manufactured Blight – Michael Hodges, Detroit News

02/05/09 Detroit, Inspiratiebron voor Kunstenaars - interview by Willem Lust for Nova TV, The Netherlands

01/2009 Heartland exhibition at Van Abbemuseum – Douglas Heingartner, Frieze

12/2008 Artists Memorialize Detroit's Decay – Walter Robinson, News

12/2008 Volume 18 – After Zero, Afterculture (photographs), pps 44, 50, Amsterdam, Netherlands

12/07/08 The Pyramids of Detroit - Noah Vaughn, Dump Site

10/24/08 Heartland, Wasteland - Carolyn Radlo, Cakes and Ale

10/04/08 Walking Detroit, the Motor City – Scott Hocking, Heartland exhibit magazine, Eindhoven, NL

09/17/08 Wake up the neighborhood – Rebecca Mazzei, Metro Times, Detroit

08/13/08 Body and Soul, The Story of Fisher Body – Samantha Cleaver, Metro Times, Detroit

06/2008 Altoids Award 2008, Emerging Art in America – New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

02/2008 Artists in Residence: Scott Hocking – Ambassador Magazine, Detroit

11/21/07 Scott Hocking - Brandi, The Dopeness

07/13/07 Scott Hocking: An Artist in Transition – Marti Benedetti, Crain's Detroit Business

11/2006 - 01/2007 Scott Hocking's Icelandic Saga – Scott Hocking, photo essay, The Detroiter

10/25/06 Bloody Beasts – Dennis Nawrocki, Metro Times, Detroit

10/12/06 Scott Hocking's Menagerie – Nick Sousanis, The Detroiter

08/2006 Pictures of a City – Scrappers, an Observation by Scott Hocking – Dispatch Detroit magazine

05/31/06 Pyramid Scheme: Scott Hocking treads on suburbia – Nick Sousanis, Metro Times, Detroit

05/2006 Scott Hocking, Tire Pyramid - Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

08/03/05 Artcite Exhibit Encourages Hunt for Buried Treasure – Melissa Ray, The Lance, Windsor, ON

08/2005 Cite Unseen – Adrian Freuth, Upfront magazine, Windsor, ON, Canada

07/22/05 Relics Reloaded – Nick Sousanis, The Detroiter

07/13/05 Out of the Past – Vince Carducci, Metro Times, Detroit

03/30/05 Scott Hocking, with Center Cut Boneless Pork Loin – Noise, Lansing, MI

10/08/04 Scott Hocking's Vision – Frank Provenzano, The Detroit Free Press, Detroit

10/11/04 Scott Hocking at District Arts – Nick Sousanis, The Detroiter

10/06/04 Detroit Jewels – Phaedra Robinson, Metro Times, Detroit

09/2004 Scrappers - Scott Hocking, Shrinking Cities International Research Text, volume 1, Hatje Cantz, Germany

07/20/04 Scott Hocking: Beauty in Abandonment – Nick Sousanis, The Detroiter

09/2003 Relics – Christy Wood, Detroit Issue, BIG magazine issue 48

01/2003-10/2003 Review Excerpts - Nick Sousanis, The Detroiter

01/2003 Urban Relics and Icons – Nelson Smith, the Gallery at Marygrove College, Detroit

05/29/02 Archeologists of Meaning – Deborah Hochberg, Metro Times, Detroit

11/2001 Treasures from the Forgotten – Walter Wasacz, The Citizen, Hamtramck, MI

10/2001 Rediscovered Treasures – Joy Colby, The Detroit News, Detroit

10/2001 Artists Take On Detroit: Projects for the Tricentennial (online catalog excerpt) - The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI