Rinaldo Hopf is an artist, curator, and editor. Hopf studied art, religious studies
and ethnology in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; San Francisco, CA; and Bremen, Germany from 1974 to 1981. Parallel to his artistic work, Hopf curates exhibitions and, together with the journalist Axel Schock, has been the editor of My Gay Eye—Mein Schwules Auge since 2003. He has had exhibitions at international institutions, including Harvey Milk Photography Center, San Francisco, CA (2020); Queer Biennial III, Los Angeles, CA (2018); NGBK, Berlin (2013); Schwules Museum, Berlin (1993 and 2013); PS1 Museum, New York, NY (1994), and Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul (1994). In 2020, he was a Tom of Finland Foundation Artist-in-Residence. Hopf lives and works between Berlin and Freiburg, Germany, and Tuscany, Italy.