News and Announcements:
RECENT & UPCOMING:
October 2017: book release - Vivian Maier: A Photographer's Life and Afterlife - Go here for press and reviews. September 2017: Objectifying the Photography group exhibition, Northern Illlinois Art Museum, DeKalb, IL January 2017: Bending the Truth group exhibition, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL November 2016: Artist talk, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Research Studio class October 2016: On-site presentation in Lincoln Park for the Chicago History Museum's Dark Side of History series. May 2016: On-site presentation in Lincoln Park for the Chicago History Museum's ChicaGo24, 24-hours of Chicago tours. February 2016: Artist talk, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Large Format Photography class December 2015: Finding Vivian Maier - US & China Experts Forum, key presenter, Shandong University of Art & Design, Jinan, China. August 2015: Who Has the Rights to Vivian Maier's Amazing Collection? New Clues Emerge, DNAinfo.com news article. August 2015: Ceci n'est pas un snapshot: Vivian Maier's vintage work,
presentation for The Vernacular Photography Festival, Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago.
June 2015: Chicago's public radio affiliate, WBEZ, presents Curious City question featuring the "Hidden Truths" project. June 2015: Panelist, Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative Spring Program, "Curious City Comes to Lincoln Park." May 2015: On-site presentation in Lincoln Park for the Chicago History Museum's ChicaGo24, 24-hours of Chicago tours. October 2014: On-site presentation in Lincoln Park for the Chicago History Museum's Dark Side of History series. October 2014: On-site interview about Lincoln Park for WGN-TV Chicago. July 2014: Interview with Jessa Crispin of Spolia Magazine and Bookslut about Vivian Maier. June 2014: Lincoln Park's Cemetery Past, Chicago Tour Guides Professional Association quarterly meeting. May 2014: Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive, presentation at Lawrence University's Wriston Art Center, Appleton, Wisconsin. May 2014: The Hidden Truths of Lincoln Park, on-site presentation. Companion program for Loyola University Museum of Art exhibitions Elegant Enigmas: the Art of Edward Gorey and G is for Gorey - C is for Chicago: The Collection of Thomas Michalak. May 2014: Garden of the Dead: The History of Lincoln Parks Elusive Graves, ChicaGo24 through the Chicago History Museum. November 2013 - March 2014: Shifting Grounds: Block 21 and Chicago's MCA.
Web-based project and installation in the Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the exhibition,
The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology.
February 22, 2014: Shifting Grounds: The History of the MCA, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. January 14 - February 15: 86th Exhibition of Professional Members, The Arts Club of Chicago. January 11, 2014: Shifting Grounds: The Armory Years, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. December 14, 2013: Shifting Grounds: Cap Streeter & The Development of Streeterville, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
More information here.
December 14, 2013: Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?, Introduction to screening of 70 min. BBC film at Northwestern University's Block Cinema. December 5, 2013: Vivian Maier presentation at the University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, England. November 30, 2013: Vivian Maier presentation with BBC film director Jill Nicholls at The Photographers' Gallery, London, England.
More information here.
October - December 2013: Light and the Unseen, group exhibition curated by Julie Rudder, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. November 16, 2013: Shifting Grounds:1836 through the Chicago Fire, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. October 26, 2013: Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?, screening of 70 min. BBC film at Northwestern University's Block Cinema, Introduction and Q&A. October 16, 2013: Presentation: Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive: A Woman's Story,
Brandeis University, Women's Studies Research Center, Waltham, Massachusetts
October 10, 2013: WFLD Fox TV news, Skype interview regarding bones that were found in a Chicago neighborhood. October 2013: Presentation: Hidden Truths: The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Chicago History class, DePaul University, Chicago. October 2013: Presentation for "Business of Visual Arts" course. Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management (AEMM) Department, Columbia College, Chicago. September 2013: The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation,
group exhibition at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL.
Cancelled due to a facilities issue.
May 2013: Plenary Speaker: Hidden Truths, Theoretical Archaeological Group, University of Chicago April 2013: Presentation: The Reinvention of Vivian Maier, Chicago History Museum April 2013: Works included in twohundredfiftysixcolors, a curatorial film of animated GIFs, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
Trailer/excerpt here - works are at the 20 sec and 1:57 min mark.
March 2013: Presentation: Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive, The Arts Club of Chicago December 2012: An actress portrayed Pamela Bannos based on a recorded interview in the Waltzing Mechanics' theater production, Over My Dead Body. December 2012: WBEZ, Chicago's public radio affiliate featured an 8-minute audio clip on their web series, Dynamic Range. The piece was chosen as one of their eight "Best of Dynamic Range in 2012." November 2012: Chicago History Museum presentations featured in their entirety on WBEZ's website, Chicago Amplified.
November 2012: Presentation: Garden of the Dead: The History of Lincoln Park's Elusive Graves, Chicago History Museum November 2012: Presentation: Unfolding Tales: The Lingering Legacy of the Chicago City Cemetery, Chicago History Museum November 2012: Lincoln Park tour and Couch Tomb talk; two on-site presentations for the Chicago History Museum October 2012: Guest speaker, Chicago History class, DePaul University, Chicago. September 2012: Panel moderator, Developing and Printing from Vivian Maier's Negatives, Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago. August 2012: WTTW, Chicago public television affiliate, Searching For Vivian Maier.
See the program here.
August 2012: WTTW, Chicago public television affiliate, The Meteoric Rise of Vivian Maier.
See the program here.