Philip von Zweck is President and C.E.O. of Thornberry, producer of the world’s finest doorstops, the founder of the Chicago Artificial Birding Society (C.A.B.S.) and the director of D Gallery, located in his office. Over the last twenty years his conceptually driven practice has manifest itself as radio programs, social and participatory projects, video, performance, sculpture and painting. He occasionally curates exhibitions and even more occasional writes things (most recently in Afterall, with Zachary Cahill). Solo projects have been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Performa 11, Gallery 400, the Storefront, Threewalls, Medicine Cabinet, INVISIBLE-EXPORTS and 65GRAND. He lives and works in Chicago.