Dec 5th 2018

Jamillah James

@ Hokin Hall

623 S Wabash Ave, Room 109, Chicago, IL 60605

Opening Wednesday, December 5th, from 6PM - 7PM

Join us in welcoming alum Jamillah James ’05! Jamillah will be speaking about her career and practice.

Jamillah James is Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA). With Margot Norton, she is curating the 2021 edition of the New Museum Triennial. Prior to joining ICA LA in 2016, James was Assistant Curator at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, working in collaboration with the nonprofit Art + Practice. She has held curatorial positions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; the Queens Museum, Flushing, New York; and organized many exhibitions, performances, screenings, and public programs at alternative and artist-run spaces throughout the US and Canada since 2004.

James regularly lectures on contemporary art, curating, and professional development for emerging artists, and is a visiting critic in the graduate department at the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena.

Free and open to the public.
Photo: Portrait by Paul Sepuya (courtesy of Jamillah James)

Note: This lecture was originally scheduled for 11/28 but has since been moved to 12/5 updated in this event.

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