Nicole Marroquin is a teacher educator and an artist whose work explores belonging and spatial justice. She researches student uprisings in Chicago Public Schools and queer Chicanx public memory with the goal of recuperating the history of youth and women’s leadership in the struggle for justice. She has recently presented projects at the Kochi Biennale, University of Illinois, Columbia College, DePaul University, UMaine, UPitt, Loyola and the Jane Addams Hull House Museum. In 2019 she was granted awards from 3Arts for the AR history project Raising an Invisible Monument and from Propeller Fund for the collaborative project Asociación communitaria de conocimiento descentralizada (ACCD). Her essays are included in the Chicago Social Practice History Series, Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements, Revista Contratiempo, AREA Chicago Magazine, and in Where the Future Came From. She is a Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz Women of Excellence Awardee, a member of the Justseeds artist collective.