Shakespeare Lightning Round: Alexander D'Agostino

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 5:00 pm
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Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced, Shakespearean chat show. We ask our guests 30 lightning-fast questions about their favorite—and least favorite—things about the Bard.
Artist and Folger Fellow Alexander D'Agostino joins us on a new episode.
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Alexander D'Agostino is an interdisciplinary artist and teacher based in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2009 with a BFA in painting. He investigates the queer and otherworldly through dance, ritual, teaching, and visual art. His work has been presented at Vox Populi in Philadelphia, VisArts in Rockville, the Center for Contemporary Art of Afghanistan in Kabul, the Baltimore Museum of Art, Chashama's summer performance series in Manhattan, Itinerant Performance Art Festival at the Queens Museum, the Walters Art Museum, Transformer DC, and Arlington Art Center’s Spring 2022 Solo Exhibitions. He is a Folger Artist Research Fellow, and is working with Folger manuscript v.b.26, a late 16th-century grimoire, on a project called "The Fairy King's Grimoire." Learn more about Alexander's work at