Jeanette Andrews is one of the most innovative illusionists working in the world today. She has staged hundreds of sold-out and standing-room-only performances for Fortune 500 companies, theaters and universities, including Infiniti, Kraft, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lyric Opera & Chicago Ideas Week. At Columbia, she will present pieces from her performance repertoire and then be joined in conversation by the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life's director, Professor Matthew Engelke, before taking questions from the audience.
A lifelong, full-time sleight-of-hand magician, Jeanette has been an Affiliate of the metaLab at Harvard University and artist-in-residence at the Institute of Art and Olfaction. Her work has been commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Quebec City Biennial. Experience what Chicago Magazine calls “whip-smart work” that’s “intimate, mysterious, and enthralling to its end.”