Panels, Workshops & Public Lectures:
Lecture about Organize Your Own, Pacific Northwest College of Art [Portland, OR].
Panelist at Inclusive Museums conference [Buenos Aires, Argentina].
Lecture about curatorial practice, School of the Art Institute of Chicago [Chicago, IL].
Moderator for Caroline Woolard lecture for Walentas Fellowship at Moore College [Philadelphia, PA].
Common Field panel chair/moderator “Education for Arts Organizing” [Philadelphia, PA].
Panel discussion about Organize Your Own, University of Louisville [Louisville, KY].
College Art Association roundtable facilitator “Education for Arts Organizing [New York City, NY].
Faculty artist lecture – Ox-Bow School of Art [Saugatuck, MI]
Presenter, Cultureworks on “Building & Maintaining Partnerships in the Arts (with Vision Driven Artists) [Philadelphia, PA]
Lecturer, “Extra Credit” series at Institute of Contemporary Art [Philadelphia, PA]
Panelist, College Art Association “Art History as Anti-Oppression Work” chaired by Christine Y. Hahn [Los Angeles, CA]
Moderator, Michener Museum, Art & Social Change panel [Doylestown, PA]
Guest Critic, Tyler School of Art Community Arts program [Philadelphia, PA]
Guest Critic, Bloomsburg University [Bloomsburg, PA]
Panelist, School of Visual Art [New York City]
Lecturer, “Extra Credit” series at Institute of Contemporary Art [Philadelphia, PA]
Lecturer, Rowan University Art Gallery [Glassboro, NJ]
Lecturer, New Boone Conversation Series “Pay Attention and Listen” [Philadelphia, PA].
Moderator, “Organize Your Own”, Artists Roundtable, Leviton Gallery at Columbia College [Chicago, IL].
Moderator, Rashayla Marie Brown and Amber Art, Kelly Writers House [Philadelphia, PA].
Panelist, Creative Time Summit “Socially Engaged Art and the University” [Brooklyn, NY]
Panelist, Neighborhood Time Exchange “What’s Being Made?: Questioning the Making of Place, Change and Space in the City” [Philadelphia, PA]
Moderator, Cohabitation Strategies (CohStra)’s Playgrounds for Useful Knowledge project hosted “Neighborhood Convening” with Pepón Osorio, Cynthia Figueroa, and Shira Walinsky [Philadelphia, PA]
Panelist, Allentown Art Museum [Allentown, PA].
Panelist, Community Engagement Conference at University of Pennsylvania [Philadelphia, PA].
Facilitator, Hand in Glove [Minneapolis, MN].
Panelist, Monument Lab at City Hall [Philadelphia, PA].
Conversation leader/Presenter at Open Engagement conference at Carnegie Mellon University [Pittsburgh, PA].
Panelist and Writing Mentor for Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship organized by The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition in partnership with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art and the University of Oklahoma School of Art and Art History [Oklahoma City, OK].
Panelist: “Ethics of Social Practices” at College Art Association [New York City, NY].
Curatorial Learning Exchange participant Asian Arts Initiative [Philadelphia, PA].
Keynote: Keynote speaker for 15th Annual Healthy Foods Local Farms Conference [Louisville, KY].
Panelist: Central Time Centric conference at Plains Art Museum [Fargo, ND].
Panelist: 10th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place at CalArts [Valencia, CA].
Keynote: Connecting Chicago Community Gardens [Chicago, IL].
Moderator: Archiving Local Art Histories at Chicago Creative Expo [Chicago, IL].
Panelist: Connecting the Dots: Post 1960’s Activist Networks and Creative Practice in Chicago at College Art Association [Chicago, IL].
Presenter “Word Weekend” at Museum of Contemporary Art [Chicago, IL].
Presenter, Intersectionality Critique Exchange, Theme: Politics and Propaganda, School of the Art Institute of Chicago [Chicago, IL].
Workshop leader, Archeworks [Chicago, IL]
Keynote Lecture, with Rebecca Zorach for Art and Design faculty retreat by Columbia College [Chicago, IL].
Panelist “Archiving the Alternative” at Association of American Cultures “Open Dialogue 13” [Providence, RI]. Lecture, “Talking In Circles, Recent Art and Archiving” University of Chicago, Art History [Chicago, IL].
Presenter “Deep Routes” book release event at Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit [Detroit, MI].
Presenter, And And And space at Documenta13 – “Learn In” about Chicago art and politics [Kassel, Germany].
Panelist, “Rethinking Urban Inclusion: Spaces, Mobilisations, Interventions” Conference at University of Coimbra [Coimbra, Portugal].
Panelist “Creating Justice” Symposium at Oakton Community College [Des Plaines, IL].
Panelist “Life After the BFA” in Senior Seminar at University of Illinois at Chicago [Chicago, IL].
Moderator, Hand-In-Glove AIAO panel on Local Arts Eco-Systems [Chicago, IL].
Live Interview, with John Kinsman of Family Farm Defenders at Jane Addams Hull House Museum [Chicago, IL]. Panelist, “Food, Justice and Class across the food system” Working Class Studies Association, University of Illinois [Chicago, IL].
Presenter, Visions for Chicago at Mayoral Tutorial Re-Launch event hosted by Heartland Cafe [Chicago, IL].
Panelist, Arts Administration at ThreeWalls Salon [Chicago, IL].
Presenter “Creative Ecologies” at Headlands Center for the Arts [Sausalito, CA].
Retreat Facilitator, University of California Institute for Research in the Arts [Santa Barbara, CA].
Various: “Farm Together Now” tour [at Town Hall in Seattle WA, Red & Black Cafe in Portland OR, Mission Pie in San Francisco CA, Orca Books in Olympia WA, Rainbow Books in Madison WI, Busboys & Poets in Washington DC, 2640 in Baltimore MD, Wooden Shoe Books in Philadelphia PA, Merritt Books in Millbrook NY, Stone Barns Center in Pocantico Hills NY, Melville House Books in Brooklyn NY, Boxcar Books in Bloomington IN, Carmichaels Books in Louisville KY, Common Ground Food Co-Op in Urbana IL] and Chicago Lectures Throughout the Year at Logan Square Kitchen with Slow Food Chicago; Op Shop Spotlight on Urban Agriculture; Rethinking Soup event series at Jane Addams Hull House Museum; Field Museum staff lunchtime lecture series.
Presenter, “Farm Together Now” book release party at Chicago’s Downtown Farmstand [Chicago, IL].
Panelist “Future Tense” UCIRA Conference at University of California San Diego [San Diego, CA].
Presenter/Performer, Llano Del Rio Speakers Bureau and LA Public School held outdoors in Chinatown plaza [Los Angeles, CA].
Keynote Lecture, “Counter Mapping” North American Students of Cooperation annual institute [Ann Arbor, MI].
Presenter, “Farm Together Now” Mess Hall [Chicago, IL].
Presenter, “3 Documentaries: Farm Together Now, AREA and Town Hall Meetings” at Bluestockings Books [New York, NY].
Presenter, “Experimental Geography” hosted by Groundswell at Design Studio for Social Intervention [Boston, MA].
Presenter, “Critical Culture in Chicago 2000-2010” Co-Prosperity School [Chicago, IL].
Panelist “Community Supported Publishing” at United States Social Forum [Detroit, MI].
Seminar Leader “Public Space” ARThotel [Chisinau, Moldova].
Workshop leader “Gone Tomorrow: Garbage, Art and Urban Planning” for Neighborhood Writing Alliance [Chicago, IL].
Moderator “Dirt: Land/Use” talk back with performing artists at Links Hall [Chicago, IL].
Panelist, “Media Justice” Little Village High School [Chicago, IL].
Panelist, “Transductores” conference Centro José Guerrero [Granada, Spain].
Moderator, “Revolt On Goose Island” Labor and the Economic Crisis at Chicago Cultural Center [Chicago, IL].
Panelist, “Art and Critique in the Obama Climate” part of Converge Curators Forum at Art Chicago [Chicago, IL]. Presenter, “City From Below” conference at 2640 [Baltimore, MD].
Panelist, “Relocating Art and Its Public” College Art Association Annual Conference [Los Angeles, CA].
Presenter, “We Are Here: Maps Archive” to release Experimental Geography book at Get Lost Travel Books [San Francisco, CA].
Moderator, “I Shall Create” Panel at Hyde Park Art Center (featured on Chicago Public Radio) [Chicago, IL].
Panelist, “Radical Cartography” at Redhouse [Syracuse, NY].
Presenter, “What We Know of Our Past and Demand of Our Future” Seminar at Mess Hall [Chicago, IL].
Moderator, “Activating Audiences Through Research and Remembering” at National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture [Austin, TX].
Presenter, “AREA: Notes for a People’s Atlas of Chicago” Booksa Bookshop [Zagreb, Croatia].
Presenter, “Trashing the Neoliberal City” Onepot Dinner Discussions at Western Bridge [Seattle, WA].
Presenter, “Continental Drift” seminar at 16Beaver Group [New York, NY].
Presenter, “Trashing the Neoliberal City” YNKB/Learning Site [Copenhagen, Denmark].
Panelist, “Counter Mapping” for National Conference on Organized Resistance at American University [Washington, DC].
Panelist, “New Media Artist as Urban Planner” RE-Activism at Central European University [Budapest, Hungary]. Presenter, “Counter Productive Industries” Artivistic [Montreal, Canada].
Moderator, “Alternative Cultural Spaces” Polvo Gallery [Chicago, IL].
Moderator, “Cultural Interference” Version>04 Festival, Chicago Cultural Center [Chicago, IL].
Presenter, “Counter Productive Industries” Lectures at Cellspace [San Francisco, CA]; AK Press [Oakland, CA]; C-level [Los Angeles, CA].
Presenter, “Slide Circle Seminars” Apt.1R Gallery [Chicago, IL].
Presenter, “Que Se Vayan Todos” Select Media Festival at Heaven Gallery [Chicago, IL].