Living As Form is a research-based audio-visual documentation exhibition, curated by chief curator of Creative Time of New York, Nato Thompson. It surveys more than 100 projects in the past 20 years that blur the line between art and everyday life, and that emphasize participation, dialogue, and community engagement.
Since January 2007, Nato Thompson has organized major projects for Creative Time including the annual Creative Time Summit, Living as Form (2011), Paul Ramirez Jonas’s Key to the City (2010), Jeremy Deller’s It is What it is with New Museum curators Laura Hoptman and Amy Mackie (2009), Democracy in America: The National Campaign (2008), Paul Chan’s acclaimed Waiting for Godot in New Orleans (2007) and Mike Nelson’s A Psychic Vacuum with curator Peter Eleey. Previously, he worked as Curator at MASS MoCA where he completed numerous large-scale exhibitions including The Interventionists: Art in the Social Sphere (2004) with a catalogue distributed by MIT Press. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including BookForum, Frieze, Art Journal, Art Forum, Parkett, Cabinetand The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. The College Art Association awarded him for distinguished writing in Art Journal in 2004. He curated the exhibition for Independent Curators International titled Experimental Geography with a book available by Melville House Publishing. His book Seeing Power: Socially Engaged Art in the Age of Cultural Production was published by Melville House in January 2012.
. Ai Weiwei
. Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla
. Lara Almarcegui and Begoña Movellán
. Chto delat?
. Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen
. DAAR，Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency)
. Farid Jahangir, Sassan Nassiri, Bita Fayyazi, Att Hasheminejad, and Khosrow Hassanzedeh
. Helena Producciones
. Suzanne Lacy
. Rick Lowe with Sam Durant and Jessica Cusick
. Mardi Gras Indian Community
. Mammalian Diving Reflex
. Katerina Šedá
. Navin Rawachaikul
. Chemi Rosado Seijo
. Athi-Patra Ruga
. Tahrir Square
. The U.S. Social Forum
. Jeanne Van Heeswijk
. Women on Waves