Stephen Hendee’s 2013 ArtPrize entry at Site:Lab, “The Last People,” portrays a natural history exhibit in the distant future where humanity has been replaced by intelligent machines. These beings, like us, desire a shared understanding of their ancient origins.

Artist bio

Stephen Hendee is a sculptor who builds objects inspired by digital culture, speculative fiction, and architecture. His work has been exhibited at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The New Museum, Sculpture Center, and The Whitney Museum Of American Art at Altria. Recent awards include a fellowship at the MacDowell Colony.