BALTIMORE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATIVE (BDC)

EDUCATION
Scott Berzofsky, BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2004
Dane Nester, BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2005; MFA, Yale University, 2007
Nicholas Wisniewski, BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2004

PROJECTS & EXHIBITIONS
2009 International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, curated by Interboro, Rotterdam
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
The City from Below Conference (co-organizer), 2640, Baltimore, MD
2008 Democracy in America, curated by Nato Thompson, Creative Time, New York, NY
Trawick Prize Exhibition, Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Bethesda, MD
2007 Participation Park (ongoing), Baltimore, MD
Just Space(s), curated by Ava Bromberg, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Pedagogical Factory, curated by Daniel Tucker, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2006 Headquarters, curated by Cira Pascual Marquina, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
2005 (Re)living Democracy, curated by Cira Pascual Marquina, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Counter-Campus, curated by Chris Gilbert, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
People’s History Bus Tour, Headquarters Symposium, organized by Cira Pascual Marquina and
TJ Demos, Baltimore, MD

PUBLICATIONS
2009 "A Conversation: Scott Berzofsky (Participation Park, Baltimore) and Jennifer Renteria (Starlite Swapmeet, LA)," The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, Issue 7
"Report on the City from Below," Art Work, published by Temporary Services/Half Letter Press, Chicago
2008 “Artist Statement,” Continental Drift, Galerija Nova Newspapers No. 15, published by What, How and for Whom/WHW, Zagreb
“Town Hall Talks, Baltimore,” Democracy in America, edited by Nato Thompson, CreativeTime Books
“Interview with Participants of campbaltimore,” Gregory Sholette, Third Text, Volume 22, Issue 5, Routledge
2007 “Listening, Collaboration, Solidarity,” Critical Planning, Volume 14, UCLA Department of Urban Planning
2006 “Notes for an Oppositional Urbanism,” introduction by Michael Rakowitz, Surface Tension Supplement No.1, Errant Bodies Press

LECTURES & PANEL DISCUSSIONS
2009 “Trespassers, Squatters and Interventionists,” The Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Practice, curated by Nato Thompson, The New York Public Library
“Spaces for Revolution,” The University of Trash, organized by Michael Cataldi and Nils Norman, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
2008 Artist Talk, Continental Drift Seminar with Brian Holmes, 16 Beaver, New York, NY
Artist Talk, “Environmental Ethics,” professor Firmin Debrabander, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2007 Artist Talk, “Sustainable Design for Climate Change,” professor Hugh Pocock, MICA, Baltimore, MD
“ Urban Farming Workshop,” Pedagogical Factory, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2006 Artist Talk, Continental Drift Seminar with Brian Holmes, 16 Beaver, New York, NY

SELECTED PRESS & REVIEWS
2010 Doreen Bolger, "Stew on This!," Art-Full Life, Charm City Current, January 15, 2010
2009 Daniel Fuller, "Sophisticated Urban Living w/ Garage and Gated Parking," Art on Paper, November/December 2009
Dan Fox, "Underneath the Nine-Hour-Long Conference, the Beach!," Editor's Blog, Frieze Magazine, October 30, 2009
Cathy Lebowitz, "Propaganda in the Garden," Art in America, October 2009
Blake Gopnik, “An Ark and a Park,” The Washington Post, Sunday, August 2, 2009
Laura Vozzella, “City Farming Becomes a Social Cause,” The Baltimore Sun, July 20, 2009
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, "The Sondheim and Social Justice," Urban Palimpsest, July 15, 2009
Kriston Capps, "Participation Park: Baltimore Development Cooperative Scores Sondeim Prize," Art in America, July 14, 2009
"Interview on The City from Below," The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA 88.9 FM, March 26, 2009
Martin L. Johnson, “City Rights,” City Paper, March 25, 2009
"Interview on Participation Park," The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA 88.9 FM, March 24, 2009
2008 Alyssa Dennis, "Participation Park: Where Art and Politics Meet," goforchange.com
2007 Bert Stabler, “Pedagogical Factory Ponders more Intimate, Creative Approaches to Education,” The Chicago Reader
2006 Gregory Sholette, “Chris Gilbert’s Resignation: Service in the Name of Whom?,” Nettime Mailing Lists, June 9, 2006
Bret McCabe, “Unite and Conquer,” City Paper, July 12, 2006
2005 Charles Cohen, “Arresting Development,” City Paper, November 2, 2005
Patrick Kennedy, “Exhibit Highlights Urban Art,” The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, November 11, 2005