Dr Paul Thomas, is Associate Professor and Director of the Fine Arts at, UNSW Art and Design. Thomas initiated and is the co-chair of the Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference series 2010, 2012 and 2014. In 2000 Paul instigated and was the founding Director of the Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth 2002, 2004.
Thomas is a pioneer of transdisciplinary practice. His work takes not only inspiration from nanoscience and quantum theory, but actually operates there. Thomas’s current research ‘Quantum Consciousness’ is based on the research being conducted by Associate Professor Andrea Morello, Quantum Nanosystems, UNSW, looking at the visualising and sonifying the electrons superposition in the development of quantum computing. Thomas has exhibited nationally and Internationally with his pervious nano art works Multiverse looking at photons and parallel universes, Nanoessence which explored the space between life and death at a nano level and Midas which researched at a nano level what is transferred when skin touches gold. His current publications are ‘Nanoart; The immateriality of art’, ‘Relive Media Art Histories’, co-edited with Sean Cubitt and ‘Interference Strategies’, co-edited with Lanfranco Aceti and Edward Colless.
His work can be seen on his website http://www.visiblespace.com
Dr Paul Thomas
University of New South Wales
(cnr Greens Rd and Oxford St)
PO Box 259 Paddington,
NSW 2021, Australia.