Apr 17th 2018

The Final Lecture of Alberto Aguilar
at Harold Washington College
30 East Lake, Chicago IL
Room 102, 6:03-7:03pm

The final lecture involves risk
The final lecture is unscripted
The final lecture begins at 6:03pm
The final lecture will end at 7:03pm
The final lecture is a factual account
The final lecture will end with questions
The final lecture will end with uncertainty
The final lecture is free and open to the public
There is a 100 seat capacity at the final lecture
Free refreshments will be served at the final lecture
Uncertainty and risk will be addressed at the final lecture
A former student will introduce the lecturer at the final lecture
All attendants receive a commemorative gift at the final lecture
Original music will mark the beginning and end of the final lecture
The final lecture marks the end of his tenure at Harold Washington

Alberto Aguilar is a Chicago based artist who taught at Harold Washington College from 2006-2018. There he also coordinated Pedestrian Project an initiative dedicated to making contemporary art practice more available to his students. In 2009 he organized a series of dinners on social media which brought strangers into his home. These dinners culminated in 2013 with a wedding to an unknown couple before 150 unsuspecting guests. In 2016 Alberto Aguilar was resident artist at the Art Institute of Chicago where he held several rogue events, exhibitions and performances. His work had been exhibited and presented at the National Museum of Mexican Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Minneapolis Museum of Art, Queens Museum, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and Museum of Contemporary Chicago. In 2019 he will have a solo exhibition at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Image: Room View (Arcosanti, AZ), 2018

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