Writer and curator Claudine Ise will give a guest lecture at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the University Galleries. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Ise has worked in the field of contemporary art as a writer and curator for the past decade. She blogs regularly at Bad at Sports and writes for artforum.com, art ltd. magazine, art21 blog and Chicago magazine. She previously served as the associate curator of exhibitions at the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio, and as an assistant curator of contemporary art at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., where she curated a number of Hammer Projects exhibitions.
Ise, who has a Ph.D. in film, literature and culture from the University of Southern California, was a contributor to the book Night Walk, which includes portraits of anonymous dwellings, cloaked in shadows or bathed in moonlight that recall the mysterious images of film noir.