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We@UIC: Liesl Olson, “Architecture & Chicago dance”

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

We@UIC: Liesl Olson, “Architecture & Chicago dance”
September 13, 1pm
1100 Architecture + Design Studios

In this episode of We@UIC, Liesl Olson will discuss how the architectural energies of 1930s Chicago influenced the city’s groundbreaking production of modern dance. This talk will explore the dynamic collaboration between Chicago dancer Ruth Page (1899-1981) and Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), whose meeting in Chicago in 1932 transformed their lives and art.

We@UIC—an evolution of Wednesday|Episodes—is a series of intimate, informal afternoon meetings where faculty and students share projects and experiences generated within and throughout the school.