Nicole Marroquin – Redeveloping a People’s Movement – Lecture

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Nicole Marroquin – Redeveloping a People’s Movement – Lecture

February 8th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Join Nicole Marro­quin who will be joining us from Chicago at Commu­nity Forge in Wilkins­burg

Rede­vel­oping a People’s Move­ment: Power and Public Partic­i­pa­tion in Chicago

Summary: In this talk Nicole Marro­quin will discuss how graf­fiti informs the peoples’ move­ment for power and public partic­i­pa­tion in Chicago. An artist-educator, Marro­quin uses art and archives to explore histo­ries and futures for activism. There will be time for ques­tions and answers and a recep­tion to follow. This event is free and open to the public. The event is part of a series of events created by Hemi­spheric Conver­sa­tions Urban Art Project.

Biog­raphy: Nicole Marro­quin is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary artist, researcher and teacher educator whose current research looks at Chicago school upris­ings between 1967–74. She has recently been in-resi­­dence at the Chicago Cultural Center, with the Propeller Fund at Mana Contem­po­rary, at Water­shed, Ragdale, ACRE and Oxbow. Recently, she has presented projects at the Inter­na­tional Sculp­ture Confer­ence in Philadel­phia, at New School in New York, at the Midwestern Archivist Confer­ence in Chicago, at the Newberry Library, Harold Wash­ington Public Library, DePaul Museum of Art, Glass Curtain Gallery, Hull House Museum, North­western Univer­sity and the Museum of Contem­po­rary Art.

Spon­sored by Hemi­spheric Conver­sa­tions: Urban Art Project. Thanks to our funders: Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh Year of the Global, Center for Latin Amer­ican Studies, Depart­ment of Commu­ni­ca­tion, Human­i­ties Center, Creativ­i­ties Initia­tive. Thanks to our part­ners: Rivers of Steel and Commu­nity Forge.


February 8th, 2019
7:30 pm
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