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Joseph Wilcox

Joseph Wilcox, "American Apparel Portraits (After Thomas Ruff)" (Still), 2015, Projected Moving GIFs

Joseph Wilcox (b. 1984) is an artist and educator living in Chicago. His zines and books are part of small publishing libraries nationally and internationally.

As an artist, Wilcox takes on the role of object-maker, documentarian, curator, and organizer to explore how institutional control and social power structures undermine the autonomy of the individual. He is the co-founder and photo editor of LDOC, a free photography and creative writing publication given out twice monthly on the Red Line train in Chicago. Wilcox holds a BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design and an MFA from the Lesley University College of Art and Design. He currently teaches contemporary art practices to high school students in Chicago.

Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident