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Nicole Marroquin is an interdisciplinary artist, teacher, researcher, and public scholar currently researching youth rebellions in Chicago Public Schools between 1967-74. She recently presented projects at the University of Pittsburgh, New School, Newberry Library, Harold Washington Public Library, DePaul Museum of Art, Columbia College, Hull House Museum, Northwestern University, the Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, and the Art Institute of Chicago for the symposium “The Wall of Respect and People’s Art Since 1967.”

She has published in the Visual Arts Research Journal, Counter Signals, Chicago Social Practice History Series, Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements, Revista Contratiempo and AREA Chicago Magazine, and she participated in the I Bienial Continental de Arte Indigenas Contemporaria at the Museo Nacional De Culturas Populares, Mexico City. She is a Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz Women of Excellence Awardee, 3Arts Awardee and an Envisioning Justice Artist. She teaches at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).

 

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