December 16, 2022
Stanley Picker Fellowship in Art & Design 2023-24
Thomas was awarded a Stanley Picker fellowship in Art & Design in 2023-24. The project will explore the history and transformations of a urban river near the Stanley Picker Gallery – using techniques of spectrography and spirit photography to create a Haunted Ecology of the river. An exhibition is scheduled in 2024, as well as a Fellowship publication and a special edition or artworks.
December 16, 2021
Residency at the Modular Laboratory 2022-23
Species Without Spaces was selected for the artistic residency at the Modular Laboratory in 2022-23. The project involves the creation of media ecosystems documenting endangered coastal landscapes. Beyond or below the technological progress, can we imagine poetic correspondences between ecosystems and forms of spatialization and mediation, which mobilize both digital tools and sensitive physical interfaces?
November 3, 2021
Making New Land Chapter 1 published in the Performance Philosophy Journal
Making New Land is an essay in theory-fiction set in a near future, where the oceans have disappeared. In these devastated landscapes, a first person narrator investigates an unsolved biological enigma. An Intertidal Aesthetics is the first chapter of Making New Land, which also involves exhibitions of artworks.
March 18, 2021
Non Flowers in Future Architecture platform
Non Flowers for a Hoverfly is a VR world for insect pollinators realized in collaboration with the biology lab of Dr. Shannon Olsson. French Contemporary Art Fund for Art and Agriculture, acquired a series of Non Flowers artifacts for its permanent collection and upcoming exhibitions and France.