About the Author
Nato Thompson is chief curator at Creative Time, one of New York’s most prestigious art organizations. He is the editor of The Interventionists: A Users’ Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life and author of Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism, and Ahistoric Occasion: Artists Making History. He produced Paul Chan’s acclaimed “Waiting for Godot in New Orleans,” which included free public performances of Samuel Beckett’s play, theater workshops, educational seminars, and more. Other recent projects include Democracy in America and “Key to the City,” which gave out 35,000 free keys that unlocked a host of mysterious events including small exhibitions and provided access to little-known, otherwise off-limits spaces in New York.