Christian Thompson
Future Ancestor

12 January – 12 February 2021

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Born in Gawler, South Australia (1978), DR Christian Thompson AO is a contemporary artist whose work is developed through a process of auto – ethnography connecting his own experience and academic research to larger, cultural, historical, political meanings and understandings. Christian Thompson holds a BA Fine Art, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia; BA Fine Art (Honours) Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; Masters in Fine Art (Sculpture) Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; Masters of Theatre, Das Arts, Amsterdam School of Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Doctorate of Philosophy (Fine Art), Trinity College, University of Oxford.
Thompson has presented his work with photography, video, sound, performance and virtual reality in solo and group exhibitions in Germany, Britain, Spain, France, Finland, Italy, China, Taiwan, South Korea, The Netherlands, Canada, USA and Australia.





Christian Thompson ‘Amsterdam’

Filmed January 2021

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PODCAST: Dr Christian Thompson AO interviewed by Fiona Gruber

Recorded 12 January 2021

During the week the exhibition ‘Future Ancestor’ by photographer Dr Christian Thompson AO opens we present a podcast with the artist interviewed by ABC broadcaster and journalist Fiona Gruber.