Nicole Marroquin is a teacher educator and an artist whose work explores belonging and spatial justice through histories of student rebellions in Chicago Public Schools 1968-1980. Through research and creative practice, she aims to recover and re-present histories of Black and brown youth and women’s leadership in the struggle for justice in Chicago. Recently she has presented projects at the Kochi Biennale, the Annual Conference of the American Association of Research Librarians, University of Maine, New York Archivist Round Table, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, DePaul Museum of Art, Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois Chicago, Hyde Park Art Center and on WLPN and Lumpen Radio, and more. Her essays are included in the Visual Art Research Journal, Counter-Signals, the Chicago Social Practice History Series, Revista Contratiempo, Where the Future Came From, and Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements. She is a 2022 USA Fellowship awardee, a member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and The Chicago ACT Collective, and chair of the Department of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.