Hannah Epstein (AKA hanski) is a
neo-folk artist working in the cross-
section of textiles, experimental
games and video art.
Raised in Nova Scotia, Epstein is
the daughter of a Latvian and an
Ashkenazi Jew, a cross-cultural
mixing that informs her post-identity
By assuming an outsider's
perspective, her work exists along
the fringes of cultural
practice, blurring the lines
between traditional craft, popular
culture, and contemporary art.
With a background in
folklore, Epstein's work calls to
investigate the role of bottom-up
VS top-down storytelling and
champions informal and transient
communities both IRL and on the
She recently completed her MFA at
Carnegie Mellon University.