EJ Hill ’11 “Art Now!” Lecture

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Award-winning performance artist and Fine Arts alum EJ Hill ’11 to present a guest lecture for the Art and Art History Department's "Art Now!" series.

Fine Arts alum EJ Hill ’11 will give a lecture for the Art and Art History Department’s Art Now! series on September 26.
Hill is a performance artist whose work includes endurance-based movement and uses his body as a way to address the politics of race and gender. Hill’s most recent installation work Made in L.A. won the Public Recognition Award at the UCLA’s Hammer Museum. A part of Hill’s recent installation involved him standing on a golden awards podium sculpture entitled Altar for six days a week.

Hill is the recipient of the annual Pougialis Fine Art Award and was an artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City. After earning his BFA at Columbia, he went on to earn his MFA from the University of California. In addition to his lecture, Hill will engage with students in their classes, studios, and other campus spaces.
The Art Now! series is organized by Art and Art History Associate Professor Amy Mooney and Professor Adam Brooks. The series is a one-credit course where students are required to attend the five lectures sponsored by the department. Lectures are also free and open to the public. Art Now! invites students and the public to engage with a diverse group of creators, critics, historians, and other working professionals to gain exposure to a wide range of perspectives, practices, and professionalism in the arts.

EJ Hill, Art Now! Lecture
Wednesday, September 26
Hokin Lecture Hall
6–7 p.m.
623 S Wabash Ave., Room 109