Speakers Series: Rujeko Hockley

November 29, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCS Bard, Classroom 102

Rujeko Hockley is an Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she is co-curator of Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined (2017) and An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940-2017 (2017). Previously, she was Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, where she co-curated Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond (2014) and was involved in exhibitions highlighting the permanent collection as well as artists LaToya Ruby Frazier, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Kehinde Wiley, Tom Sachs, and others. She is the co-curator of We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 (2017), which originated at the Brooklyn Museum and will travel to three U.S. venues in 2017-18. She serves on the Board of Art Matters, as well as the Advisory Board of Recess. She received her B.A. from Columbia University in Art History and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, Theory, and Criticism in the Visual Arts Department at the University of California, San Diego.

Fall 2017 Speakers Series Schedule:

Wednesday, September 20 – Chris Kraus

Wednesday, October 25 – Naeem Mohaiemen

Wednesday, November 8 at 4pm – Stuart Comer

Wednesday, November 15 – Mason Leaver-Yap

Wednesday, November 29 – Rujeko Hockley

Thursday, November 30 – Sandi Hilal

Wednesday, December 6 – Bridget Donahue

Speakers Series events are all free-of-charge with seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

 

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