I am currently developing the following projects:
Local Control: Are We All Anarcho-Capitalists Now?
A transmedia documentary (video, radio, publication, exhibition) about the aspiration for self-sufficiency and localism, the Right and Left in the 1960s, anarchism and libertarianism, the evolution of conservatism in the US – all through the lens of the story of Karl Hess. To be completed in Spring 2014.
Never The Same: Conversations About Art Transforming Politics & Community in Chicago & Beyond
An ongoing interview, archive, pedagogical and curatorial project organized with Rebecca Zorach. See more at never-the-same.org
Future Perfect: Ronald Reagan Time Capsule
A series of outdoor installations and eventually a publication developed in residence at the Grand Central Arts Center in the spring of 2014.
Immersive Life Practices
Part of a new book series, my edited volume will explore artists engagement with ways of living. For the Chicago Social Practice History Series (series editors Mary Jane Jacob and Kate Zeller), To be published by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and distributed by University of Chicago Press (Fall 2014)
A public event on May 17th, 2014 at Northwestern University’s Block Museum in conjunction with the Left Front exhibition.