Jol Thomson

Information about Jol Thomson

Born
1981, Ontario, Canada

About Jol Thomson

Jol Thomson is an artist, author, and sound designer working between Germany and the UK. He graduated with an Honours BA in Philosophy, Art History, and Visual Studies from the University of Toronto and later studied under Prof. Simon Starling at the Stadelschule in Frankfurt. Recent projects include the exhibitions “TITAN (a dark kairological framework)” at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce in Genoa (2014), “New Frankfurt Internationals: Solid Signs” at the Nassauischer Kunstverein in Wiesbaden (2015), “G24|0vss” at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo (2016), and “Open Codes: Living in digital worlds” at the ZKM Karlsruhe (2017). In 2016, he won the MERU Art*Science Award. In 2016/17 he was a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. In 2017 he was an artist in residence at the Bosch GmbH campus for Research and Advanced Engineering in Renningen.

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