Mungo Thomson

Mungo Thomson (born 1969 in Davis, California) is an artist based in Los Angeles. His wide-ranging, multi-media work approaches mass culture and everyday perceptual experience through a lens of deep time and cosmic scale, implicating the spaces of production and exhibition in ever-widening extrapolations. He has convened an orchestral ensemble to perform a score transcribed from the chirping of crickets, persuaded museums to let their incoming mail pile up unopened in the galleries for the run of an exhibition, and replaced the coat-hangers in the Whitney Museum's coat check with custom-made hangers modeled on orchestral triangles, transforming it into an enormous musical instrument. Mungo Thomson has exhibited in Canada, China, the United States and Europe.

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Mungo Thomson -
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
First comprehensive monograph, surveying three key series spanning Mungo Thomson's investigations into mass culture and everyday perceptual experience.
Mungo Thomson - Crickets
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Ambient art (artist's book).
Mungo Thomson - Negative Space
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
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Artist's book. Inverted photographs of outer space made by the Hubble space telescope.

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