- “Communiversity” essay for book on the work of Muntadas edited by Niels Van Tomme (forthcoming)
- Interview with Faith Wilding for catalog/book by Intellect Publishers (Forthcoming)
- Essay for I Hotel Contact Points book edited by Jerome Reyes and Tammy Ko Robinson (Forthcoming)
- “Be The Touch You Want To Feel: Prefiguring intimacy in a time of deformed social relations” for UPRISING catalog on the work of Nicole Garneau (Forthcoming)
- Organize Your Own catalog essay (Sobersove Press) (Download PDF)
- “Artists imagining the city: Activist art about housing issues in Chicago at the start of the twenty-first century” for Art and the Public Sphere journal [London, UK]. (Download PDF).
- “The Art of the Possible: Realistic Pragmatism and Social Service Image Myths – On and around the work of Kenneth Balfelt in Copenhagen” Catalog essays for Art as Social Practice – a critical investigation of works by Kenneth A. Balfelt edited by Matthias Borello (Revolver Publishing, Berlin) (Download PDF)
- “Introspective Retrospective” reflection on Faith Wilding’s first retrospective for MooreWomenArtists.org
- “Struggles for Life” essay featured in Immersive Life Practices Edited by Daniel Tucker in Series Edited by Mary Jane Jacob [SAIC Press] (Download PDF)
- “Coming Together” Guggenheim Forum [Online]
- “Why are people so afraid of evaluation?” for the Open Engagement blog and The Questions We Ask Together book [Online and in Print]
- “Pedway as Breakroom as Time Machine” catalog introduction to The Pedway of Today by Hui-min Tsen for Green Lantern Press [Chicago, IL] (Download PDF)
- Blurry Vision for Austerity Livin blogpost for Imagining America [Online]
- Myth of Protest for Newcity [Chicago]
- Mayday 2012 for Uninomadi Global Mayday issue [Online/Italy]
- Homocore interview from Never The Same published in Landline #3 [Chicago, IL]
- Compilation of Never The Same interviews published in AREA Chicago #12 [Chicago, IL]
- Revised/Shortened version of “Inhabiting and Learning Together: Tracing the first 5 years of AREA Chicago” for AREA #12 [Chicago, IL]
- Two dialogues on the intertwined themes of “place” and “community” with Dan S. Wang for Midwest Radical Culture Corridor book Deep Routes: The Midwest In All Directions
- “Young White and Angry” published in Landline #2 [Chicago, IL]
- Dialogue with Gina Badger for Promiscuous Infrastructures: Experiments in Art + Information + Activism published by Artivistic [Montreal, Canada]
- Towards a City-Wide Movement Center for AREA Chicago online
- Essay: Inhabiting and Learning Together: Tracing the first 5 years of AREA Chicago in Sitesize Pedagogic Notebook [Barcelona, Spain]
- Notes for a People’s Atlas catalog essay on AREA Studies Imprint [Chicago, IL]
- Visions for Chicago catalog essays with Green Lantern Press (Chicago, IL] Purchase it here
- Farm Together Now intro essay co-authored with Amy Franceschini (Chronicle Books) [San Francisco]
- H-Art – Summer Harvest [Belgium]
- PLIC on Institution building [Chisinau, Moldova]
- “Uses of a Whirlwind” (AK Press) Essay [Oakland]
- AREA #10 Editorial Introduction
- (H)art “Critical Culture in Chicago Part #5″ on individual artists[Belgium]
- (H)art “Critical Culture in Chicago Part #4″ on arts media [Belgium]
- (H)art “Critical Culture in Chicago Part #3″ on institutions [Belgium]
- (H)art “Critical Culture in Chicago Part #2″ on groups and spaces [Belgium]
- (H)art “Critical Culture in Chicago Part #1″ on local art history [Belgium]
- A Guide to Democracy in America introductory essay on “Town Hall Talks” (Creative Time) [New York City]
- ALARM “Justseeds” [Chicago]
- Boot Print “Proximity To Politics” a triple book review of Who Cares? (Creative Time); Realizing the Impossible (AK Press); and Group Work (Printed Matter) [St. Louis]
- Phonebook “Why Not Call Art Spaces Infrastructure?” (Threewalls) [Chicago]
- Lumpen “Flip The Script: Dream by Stephen Duncombe” Book review with Todd Tucker [Chicago]
- “Trashing the Neoliberal City: Autonomous Culural Practices in Chicago from 2000-2005”, introductory essay to a a booklet and catalogue published by Learning Book [Copenhagen, Denmark]
- Polvo Magazine (special Public Art issue) “Public Art in the Daley Village”
- Ausgang.com “Spies like us” + “10 books on cities and public space”
- Journal of North East Issues (Hamburg, Germany)”Group Process Survey”
- Clamor Magazine “Platform Projects”
- Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991–2011 Edited by Nato Thompson (MIT Press/Creative Time Books, 2012) (Originally Published in Afterimage Vol. 40 No.1) and republished here.
- Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now By Dara Greenwald and Josh MacPhee in association with Exit Art (AK Press, 2010) for Afterimage Vol.38 #5
- An Atlas of Radical Cartography edited by Lize Mogel & Alexis Bhagat (Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Press, 2007) for Proximity Magazine issue #1.
- Three Books In One: Realizing The Impossible: Art Against Authority edited by Josh MacPhee and Erik Reuland (AK Press 2007); Who Cares (Creative Time Books 2006); and Group Work: A book of information and dialogs about creativity and collaboration in groups by Temporary Services (Printed Matter, Inc. 2007) for BootPrint #2 and Lumpen Magazine.
- Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy By Stephen Duncombe (New Press, 2006) for Lumpen Magazine with Todd Tucker.
Creative Non Fiction Books:
- Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays by Joan Didion (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968) on personal blog.
- Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song by David Margolick (Harper Perennial -January 23, 2001) on personal blog.
Political Geography Books:
- The Big Sort by Bill Bishop (Houghton Mifflin, 2008) for The Next American City Magazine print edition, Fall 2008 – Issue #20
- Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution by Heather Rogers (Scribner – April 20, 2010) for Farmtogethernow.org
- Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Redding (Bloomsbury USA – June 9, 2009) for Farmtogethernow.org
- In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives By Leo Panitch, Sam Gindin, and Greg Albo (PM Press/Spectre – May, 2010) for Working In These Times blog.
- Belltown Paradise/Making Their Own Plans – A double book edited by In the Field (Brett Bloom and Ava Bromberg) (WhiteWalls, 2004) for Clamor Magazine.
Books on the legacy of the 1960s:
- Revolution as an Eternal Dream: the Exemplary Failure of the Madame Binh Graphics Collective by Mary Patten, with a preface by Lucy Lippard and an afterword by Gregory Sholette (Half Letter Press, 2011) for Afterimage Vol. 39 No. 5
- Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times by James Tracy and Amy Sonnie (Melville House, 2011) written for Landline #2 (print only) and republished here.
- Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America by Peniel E. Joseph (Henry Holt and Co.; 2006) for personal blog.
Science Fiction Books:
- Fire On The Mountain by Terry Bisson (PM Press, 2009) for personal blog.
Event and Exhibition Reviews:
- Michael Rakowitz’s The Breakup at Rhona Hoffman Gallery in H-Art International. 2014
- John Sparagana’s Crowds & Powder at Corbett vs Dempsey gallery for Art Agenda. 2014
- Way of the Shovel exhibition at MCA Chicago for Mousse Magazine. 2013
- Two reflections on the 2013 Creative Time Summit for H-Art and Newcity. 2013
- Reflections on Documenta13 exhibition participants hailing from Chicago for Bad At Sports blog. 2013
- Best of Chicago Art in 2012 – A top 10 for Newcity Chicago. 2012
- Summer Harvest: Three visiting artist projects about food, community and economy descend on Chicagoland on new work by Natasha Wheat, Sarah Kavage, and You Are Here for H-Art Magazine. 2010
- Detroit City of Hope: US Social Forum Reportback for AREA Chicago’s blog Notes From the Forum. 2010
- Bucharest Biennale 4 – Handlung: On Producing Possibilities for H-Art Magazine. 2010
- Bucharest Biennale 4 – Handlung: On Producing Possibilities for Art Agenda. 2010
- Creative Time Summit: Revolutions In Public Practice for H-Art Magazine. 2009
- Tamms Year Ten report from press conference for personal blog. 2008
- Heartland exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art for H-Art Magazine. 2009
- Three exhibits in one: John T. McCutcheon, Anne E. Moore, and Printers Ball for Chicago Journal. 2009
- Cy Twombly and the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute for Chicago Journal. 2009
- Four exhibits in one: “The Edge of Intent” at Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography; “The (Un)Real City” at Kasia Kay; Joel Ross at Monique Meloche Gallery; and “Visible City” at Finestra Art Space for Chicago Journal. 2009
- Officially Unofficial: Inspired Art for Obama at Department of Cultural Affairs for Chicago Journal. 2009
- Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe at the Museum of Contemporary Art for Chicago Journal. 2009
- Beyond the Backyard at the Museum of Contemporary Photography for Chicago Journal. 2008