William Pope.L, Associate Professor in Visual Arts, delivered the keynote address “Far-Sited: Creating and Conserving Art in Public Places” at the Getty Conservation Institute. He held the solo exhibitions Forest at Susan Vielmetter Projects in New York City, Desert at the Steve Turner Gallery in Los Angeles, and exhibitions at the Independent Art Fair in New York City and Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland. He participated in numerous group exhibitions in Basel, Munich, New York City, New Haven, Minneapolis, Detroit, Brooklyn, London, Boston, and Chicago. He wrote, directed performed, and staged The Problem at Art Basel. He also designed and staged the performance Cage Unrequited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.