Lectures & Symposia


Posted: September 11, 2020

Curator Talk: Digital Art Curator Jason Foumberg Presents at the 2020 Ars Electronica Festival

For the 2020 Ars Electronica Festival, the Thoma Foundation’s Curator of Digital Art, Jason Foumberg’s 15-minute video offers personal anecdotes about how the Foundation decides which artworks to collect. The lushly illustrated ...

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Posted: September 11, 2020

Collector and Curator Q&A: Carl Thoma’s Taste for Digital Art Revealed at CURRENTS New Media Festival

On August 26, 2020, art collector Carl Thoma and curator Jason Foumberg were interviewed by the Thoma Foundation’s program officer Sarah Rovang on how they have worked to build a prominent digital ...

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Posted: October 10, 2019

Kate Weinstein, Collections Manager, Presents at CODAsummit

Kate Weinstein, the Thoma Foundation’s Collections Manager and Registrar, presented at CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place last week in El Paso, Texas. Her presentation went over best practices on ...

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Posted: May 15, 2019

Symposium on Viceregal Art Organized By 2019-20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows

Organized by 2019-20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows Katherine Moore McAllen and Verónica Muñoz-Nájar, the upcoming symposium Congreso de Arte Virreinal: El Futuro del Arte del Pasado seeks to trace the continuum and disruptions of visual characteristics throughout viceregal ...

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Posted: March 21, 2019

On Power and Play in Virtual Worlds

Lecture by Dawn Chan and Mary Flanagan; moderated by jonCates. Critics Dawn Chan and Mary Flanagan, winners of the 2018 Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Awards in Digital art, engage in a wide-ranging conversation ...

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Posted: September 21, 2017

2015 Arts Writing Award Grantee Joanne McNeil Debuts Just Browsing

JUST BROWSING: Premiere and Artist Talk Oct. 19, 2017, 7 pm at Fridman Gallery RSVP at Eventbrite The recipient of our 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art, Joanne McNeil has completed ...

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Posted: June 29, 2017

Tech and the West Symposium, a partnership with the Santa Fe Opera

The Thoma Foundation is pleased to partner with the Santa Fe Opera on Tech and the West, a two-day symposium held July 21-22, and presented as part of the upcoming world premiere ...

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Posted: June 7, 2017

2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival

The Foundation is excited to support the 2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, ...

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Posted: January 25, 2017

John Gerrard: Animated Scene Lecture at the University of New Mexico

The Foundation, in partnership with the University of New Mexico (UNM) Art Museum, presents John Gerrard: Animated Scene, a lecture event on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6pm in Garcia Honda Auditorium, George Pearl ...

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Posted: September 29, 2016

New Ways to See: Digital Art Criticism Now

November 29, 2016 – Christiane Paul and Nora Khan—recipients of the Thoma Foundation’s 2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art—discussed current issues in digital art with Ian Cheng and Clement Valla, two artists on whose ...

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