Industry of the Ordinary

Visiting Artists
Match of the Day II by Industry of the Ordinary, 2005, color photograph, 22 x 35 in. (Match of the Day II featured Industry of the Ordinary as Old God and Young God, play table football, first to 100 goals, on the promontory by North Avenue Beach. Photography by Greg Stimac; additional assistance by Blake Noah.)

Industry of the Ordinary were formed in 2003. The two artists who make up this collaborative team, Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson, have long histories as visual and performative artists. They bring complementary sensibilities to their activities. Their projects exist in temporal terms but have also been conceived to function on the web site associated with the collaboration, They have had solo shows at multiple venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and, most recently, a major mid-career survey at the Chicago Cultural Center that was receivedwith much acclaimChicago Cultural Center exhibition reviews and articles (complete).Industry of the Ordinary performed at the opening of the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. They also make work for a wide variety of private, semi-private and public settings, nationally and internationally, both temporary and permanent.

Lecture: April 6, 2015
in Bodie Hall, room 150Sugar Grove Campus
All our lectures are free and open to the general public.

Workshop: April 6, 2015
in Bodie Hall, room 150Sugar Grove Campus
Our workshops are open to all current WCC students (registration required).

For more information about the visiting artist lectures and workshops at Waubonsee Community College, contact Cecilia Vargas, Art Coordinator, at (630) 466–2964.



Art Department:

Art Coordinator:
Cecilia Vargas, Von Ohlen Hall 209
(630) 466-7900 ext. 2964

Art Lab Assistant:
Esther Espino, Von Ohlen Hall 240
(630) 466-7900 ext. 5742