William Pope L . is a visual and performance-theatre artist and educator who makes culture out of contraries. He has been making multidisciplinary works since the 1970s and has exhibited internationally. Recent exhibitions include Ruffneck Constructivists, University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Contemporary Art and Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Solo exhibitions include Claim, Littman Gallery, Portland; Gold People Shit in their Valet, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels (both 2014) as well as William Pope.L: Trinket, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles (2015).