© 2017

ABOUT

My work deals with the perception of space and its interpretation. I work across physical and digital media using pre-existing spatial situations as the starting point recorded and re-interpreted to construct new multi-dimensional experiences of reality.

Contact:
james@jamesthompson.info

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Inflated Space III, (solo), East Street Arts Project Space, Leeds
2016 Inflated Space II, (solo) East Street Arts Project Space, Leeds
2016 Re-constructed Space IIII & IIIIII, A Palazzo Gallery, Forte dei Marmi
2015 Parallel Architectures IIII, (solo), Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath
2015 Reconstructed Space IIII, Mint, London
2015 Re-constructed Space IIII, Örnsbergsauktionen, Galleri Bon, Stockholm
2014 Reconstructed Space IIII & IIIIII, Atemporaneo, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia
2014 Parallel Architectures II, (solo), Cove Park, Cove
2014 Reconstructed Space IIII & IIIIII, Mint, London
2014 Reconstructed Space III, Mixed Display, Marsden Woo Gallery, London
2013 A Good Fence Makes A Good Neighbour, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
2013 Expanding Spaces, (solo), Marsden Woo Gallery, London
2013 A Good Fence Makes A Good Neighbour, Information in Style, CAFAA Art Museum, Beijing
2012 Parallel Architectures, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven
2012 Parallel Architectures, Show RCA 2012, Royal College of Art, London
2012 Recording Space as Time, RCA Paradise, Ventura Lambrate, Milan
2012 Social Interaction, el Matadero, Madrid
2012 Social Interaction, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
2010 Platform 8 at Przetwory 5, Soho Factory, Warsaw
2010 P8 Manifesto, Royal College of Art, London

FILM SCREENINGS // PERFORMANCES // TALKS

2017 Recording Performance, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
2017 Inflated Space III Performance, East Street Arts Project Space
2015 Emergency Defence Exercise Video, Film Screening, Merchant City Festival, Glasgow
2015 Emergency Defence Exercise Video, Film Screening, KARST Gallery, Plymouth
2014 Emergency Defence Exercise Video, Film Screening, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2013 In conversation with Glenn Adamson, Expanding Spaces, Marsden Woo Gallery, London

RESIDENCIES // AWARDS // COLLECTIONS

2017 Arts Council Grant for the Arts, Parallel Architectures IIII, Leeds Art Gallery
2017 Jesmonite Sponsorship, Parallel Architectures IIII, Leeds Art Gallery
2017 Artist-in-Residence, Inflated Space III, East Street Arts Project Space, Leeds
2016 Artist-in-Residence, Inflated Space II, East Street Arts Project Space, Leeds
2015 Arts Council Grant for the Arts, Parallel Architectures III, Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath
2015 Artist-in-Residence, Parallel Architectures III, Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Cove Park, Parallel Architectures II, Cove
2013 Anthony Shaw Collection, Expanding Spaces, York Art Gallery, York
2013 Arts Council Grant for the Arts, Expanding Spaces, Marsden Woo Gallery, London
2013 Jesmonite Sponsorship, Expanding Spaces, Marsden Woo Gallery, London
2012 Eddie Mundy ‘Brilliant’ Award, Parallel Architectures, Royal College of Art, London
2012 RCA Bursary, Royal College of Art, London
2010 Przetwory 5, Prizewinner, Warsaw

LECTURING // WORKSHOPS

2017 Visiting Lecturer, BA Design, Goldsmiths University of London
2017 Artist Mentor, Occupations Performance Workshop, Leeds Art Gallery & University of Huddersfield
2016 Participant, Shift/Work: Roy Ascott Groundcourse Workshop, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
2014 Visiting Lecturer, BA Design, Goldsmiths University of London
2013 Participant, Pilots: Navigating the next Models of Design Education Workshop, Stanley Picker Gallery
2012-present Lecturer, Object and Spatial Design, Leeds College of Art

EDUCATION

2010-12 MA RCA, Royal College of Art
2007-10 BA (Hons), Leeds College of Art
2006-07 BTEC Diploma (Foundation) Art & Design, Leeds College of Art


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