Who inspired Christian Thompson?

Who inspired Christian Thompson?

While studying at Toowoomba and Melbourne, Thompson was heavily inspired by Fluxus artists George Maciunas and Yoko Ono, as well Andy Warhol and many others. He grew up immersed in music and culture of the 1980s and ’90s and identified strongly with punk music.

Where does Christian Thompson live?

Born 1978, Gawler, South Australia. Lives and works Oxford, United Kingdom. Bidjara people. Christian Thompson’s work explores identity, cultural hybridity and history.

What is Christian Thompson known for?

Best known for his photographic self-portraits, Thompson examines the relationship between form and the body through a process of ‘auto-ethnography’.

When was Christian Thompson born?

1978 (age 43 years)
Christian Thompson/Date of birth

What kind of art does Dr Christian Thompson do?

Dr CHRISTIAN THOMPSON AO is an Australian born contemporary artist whose work explores notions of identity, cultural hybridity & history. Formally trained as a sculptor, Thompson’s multidisciplinary practice engages mediums such as photography, video, sculpture, performance & sound.

What kind of heritage does Christian Thompson have?

He is of English, Irish, Aboriginal Bidjara (Indigenous people of central southwestern Queensland), Scandinavian and Sephardic Jewish heritage. His paternal heritage is Aboriginal Australian. He currently lives and works between London, United Kingdom and Melbourne, Australia.

Where can I see the work of Christian Thompson?

‘The beauty of Distance/ Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age’, 17th Biennale of Sydney. A major survey exhibition of Thompson’s work, Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy toured nationally from 2017 to 2019.

Who is the artist known as Christian Bumbarra?

For other people with the same name, see Christian Thompson. Christian Andrew William Thompson AO (born 1978), also known as Christian Bumbarra Thompson, is a contemporary Australian artist.