Tamiko Thiel

Tamiko Thiel


Artworks exploring the intersection of space, place and cultural memory.


Evolution of Fish
Evolution of Fish
Evolution of Fish
Evolution of Fish
Unexpected Growth
Unexpected Growth
Unexpected Growth
CM 2 in MoMA
Wild Gardens
Wild Gardens
Wild Gardens
Wild Gardens
Goldsegen
Goldsegen
Treasures of Seh Rem
Treasures-of-Seh-Rem
Land of Cloud
Land of Cloud
El Barrio is home!
El Barrio is home!
Gardens of the Anthropocene
Gardens of the Anthropocene
Gardens of the Anthropocene
I am Sound
Shades of Absence
Shades of Absence
Shades of Absence
Shades of Absence
All Hail Damien Hirst!
Reign of Gold
Invisible Istanbul
Transformation: Lehel
Transformation: Lehel
Transformation: Lehel
Transformation: Lehel
Water Lilly Invasion
Biomer Skelters
Clouding Green
ARt Critic Face Matrix


New Works:

CLOSING Wednesday 20 Jan. 2021: NYU Gallatin Galleries, New York


Touching, Traces The 2020 Election Diaries. Fine Art prints of iPad greasy fingerprint scans. In "So Far Away, So Close," on intimacy in virtual and physical spaces.

See full Touching, Traces 2020 Election Diaries series here.

touching traces

Until 17 March 2021: The Photographers' Gallery, London


Lend Me Your Face: Go Fake Yourself! deepfake artificial intelligence net art (2020/2021, with /p)

Go Fake Yourself!

The Photographers' Gallery, founded 50 years ago as the first art space in London dedicated to photography, has commissioned Go Fake Yourself!, a private, participatory online net art version of Lend Me Your Face! It will be linked from their website from 18 January - 17 March 2021. If coronavirus restrictions allow galleries in London to open, a public version of Lend Me Your Face! will be shown on their Media Wall as well.

Here's my interview with Sarah Cook, curator and professor in Information Studies at the University of Glasgow. Part of Unthinking Photography, The Photographers' Gallery's online space for discussions on the expanding nature of the medium.


Ongoing:

Until 20 Feb. 2021: immersiVR - VR art headset rental platform, Synthesis Gallery/Berlin & InVR/Berlin


Land of Cloud VR whisper garden (2017-2018, as GoogleVR Tilt Brush Artist in Residence)
For weekly rent (EU+UK) as part of the immersiVR exhibition "Uncharted Territories"

land of cloud
Land of Cloud on immersiVR VR headset rental platform


Book participation:

"I Love Women Artists" (in German only)

Essays on 100 women artists in Germany, from the 15th-21st centuries.
Written by 100 women curators, collectors, gallerists working in Germany.

Land of Cloud VR installation, essay written by VR curator Tina Sauerländer

To mark the 100th anniversary of women first being allowed to study art in Germany, the artists Janine Mackenroth und Bianca Kennedy asked 100 women from the German art world to write a personal essay about a favorite woman artist working in Germany. The artist range from unknown nuns in the 15th century to contemporary artists of the 21st century.


Tekniska Museet Stockholm, Sweden

The exhibit "Hyper Human" is showing the only Connection Machine on display in Europe:
Blog post "Connection Machine: Världens första kommersiella AI-dator"

Connection Machine CM-2, (1987, Thinking Machines Corporation)
Massively parallel supercomputer with 65,536 processors, invented by Danny Hillis.
Product Design team led by Tamiko Thiel, with industrial design by Gordon Bruce and Al Hawthorne, and mechanical design by Ted Bilodeau.