“Bodies of Dispersion: Mechanisms of Distention.” June 20 2010.

“Seafood Throwdown: Whitney Kids and Families Team Up With Artist Collective Spurse and Colors Restaurant for a Fish Cook Off.” June 10, 2010.

Seafood Throwdown. Namanet. June 5, 2010.

UNDERCURRENTS: Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art, May 2010.

Self, Dana. “Time is Deep at Grand Arts, but the space is a little shallow.” March 5, 2009.

Klein, Jennie. “spurse’s expanded field: research, systems, collective activism and participation.” Artpapers, October 2009.

Krainak, Michael. “MATR at the Bemis Art Center.” Omaha City Weekly, August 12-18, 2009.

Spencer, Laura. “Grand Arts Presents Laboratory/Training Site called “Deep Time + Rapid Time.” KCUR 89.3. April 4, 2009.

Grand Arts Presents: Deep Time + Rapid Time: Spurse. February 6 – April 4th, 2009

Thompson, Nato. “Experimental Geography.” 2008 – ongoing.

Bilgere, George. “This weekend’s Ingenuity Fest highlights art and new ideas. And a river runs through it.” 89.7 NPR WKSU, Cleveland. Friday, July 25, 2008

Shelton, Jim. “Cafe Spurse; Algorithms shape the offbeat menu at ‘The Public Table’ on Orange Street.” New Haven Register, February 6, 2006.

Public Art/Moving Site, 2006.

“Spurse comes to Bellows Falls.” 2006.

Feldman, Jenny. “Food for Thought.” Elle, April 2006. Art Spotlight

Thompson, Chris. “spurse: The Interventionists: Art in the Social Sphere at MassMoCA.” Artlies, Issue 45, Summer 2004.

“Discarded Recipes and Other Partial Memories.” 2004. Issue 45 Art Lies

Thompson, Chris. “Ways of seeping: Collecting water at Mass MoCA”
Portland Phoenix. August 20 – 26, 2004.


Fournier, Anik; Lim, Michelle; Parmer, Amanda; Wuilfe, Robert. eds. Whitney Museum Curatorial Program exhibition at The Kitchen. Undercurrents: Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art. Yale University Press. 2010.

Essays by Nato Thompson, Jeffrey Kastner and Trevor Paglen, with contributions from Matthew Coolidge, Iain Kerr, Lize Mogel and Damon Rich. Experimental Geography. Melville House. 2009.

“Apparatus for Sensing Temporality.” Collaborative publication with spurse. College Art Association’s Art Journal. Winter 2009.

Switzer, Stacy. DeepTime/RapidTime. Catalog for DeepTime/RapidTime exhibition. 2009.

Mers, Adelheid Mers. ed. Useful Pictures. Catalog for Whitewalls exhibition. 2008.

Switzer, Stacy. “From the Fat of the Land: Alchemies, Ecologies, Attractions.” Catalog for From the Fat of the Land Exhibition. 2007.

Thompson, Nato and Sholette, Gregory, ed. The Interventionists Users’ Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life. Catalog for MassMoca exhibition. 2004.


This panel discussion featured Experimental Geography exhibition curator Nato Thompson, artists Iain Kerr (spurse), Lize Mogel and Trevor Paglen, and David Harvey, social theorist and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. This event was co-organized by Independent Curators International (ICI) and The Graduate Center in conjunction with the James Gallery’s presentation of Experimental Geography on view at The Graduate Center from June 24-August 27, 2010.

Sharing the Ocea(n). A short film about SPURSE’s latest installation called “OCEA(n): Ocean Commons Entanglement Apparatus (in the absence of the concept of ‘Nature’).” From the Whitney Museum Curatorial Program exhibition at The Kitchen. Undercurrents: Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art. Summer 2010.