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Grants & Awards

Interview with 2017 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Ed Halter

Ed Halter received the $20,000 award ($15,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $5,000 project grant) for an emerging arts writer in the U.S. who demonstrates great promise in writing about digital art. Halter is Critic in Residence at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York and a founder and director of Light Industry, a venue for film and Read more....

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Interview with 2017 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art Recipient, Rudolf Frieling

Rudolf Frieling received the $40,000 award ($30,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing about digital art. Rudolf Frieling is Curator of Media Arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Important publications include Media Art Action (1997), Media Art Interaction Read more....

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Announcing Recipients of 2017 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announces the winners and the selection committee of its 2017 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art.

THE RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S AWARD ARE:

RUDOLF FRIELING who will receive $40,000 in the established arts writer category ($30,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $10,000 project grant) ED HALTER who will receive $20,000 in Read more....
Lectures & Symposia

New Ways to See: Digital Art Criticism Now

Nov 29, 2016

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 work they have written. Paul, Khan, and the artists talked about topics explored in their respective writings and projects, with a focus Read more....

Lectures & Symposia

“Collecting in the Age of Futurity”

Sep 23, 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016 12 – 1 p.m. EXPO Chicago RSVP Required here

CHICAGO, IL – Thoma Foundation founder Carl Thoma joins writers, collectors and curators  of digital art in conversation at EXPO Chicago on Friday, September 23 at 12 p.m.

“Collecting in the Age of Futurity” will be chaired by Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Read more....

Collection

Connecting People: Jon Ippolito on Harold Cohen

Here’s one example of how our diverse art collection leads to connections between people and ideas: Jon Ippolito, the recipient of our 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art to an established writer, discussing the work of Harold Cohen in At the Edge of Art, (London: Thames and Hudson, 2006), co-authored with Joline Blais.

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Collection

Thoma Foundation Announces Participation in EXPO Chicago

Sep 22, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

The Foundation announces our participation in this year’s EXPO Chicago Special Exhibitions program with a booth featuring Daniel Rozin’s Selfish Gene Mirror (2015) from the Foundation’s Digital Art collection. Visit us at Booth 120 to meet our staff and learn more about our collection and programs.

In addition our founder, Carl Thoma, will be speaking on the “Collecting Read more....

Grants & Awards

Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Christiane Paul

Christiane Paul received the $40,000 award ($30,000 award plus the opportunity for a $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing about digital art. Christiane Paul is Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Associate Professor and Associate Dean in the Read more....

Grants & Awards

Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Nora Khan

Nora Khan received the $20,000 award ($15,000 award plus the opportunity for a $5,000 project grant) for an emerging arts writer in the U.S. who demonstrates great promise in writing about digital art. Nora Khan is a writer and editor, and currently contributing editor at Rhizome. She writes fiction and creative essays about digital visual culture, the poetics Read more....

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Thoma Foundation Announces Recipients of 2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announces the winners and the selection committee for its second annual Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. The awards are merit-based and recognize the achievements of both an established and an emerging arts writer who have contributed significantly to the field of digital art. The Arts Writing Read more....