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:

Until 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

Guest VR artist on the VR film and installation:


My Identity Is This Expanse! by Karolina Markiewicz and Pascal Piron
Past:
my identity is this expanse

Lend Me Your Face!


Deepfake Artificial Intelligence installation (2020, with /p)

Lend Me Your Face! can be viewed in two online exhibitions right now:

Götzendämmerung (Twilight of the Idols):
Art and AI as Aesthetic Discourse in the Age of Trans- and Posthumanism

Künstlerverbund im Haus der Kunst, Munich:
View the online version of the exhibit as a 3D navigable space in a webbrower. You can walk through the entire exhibit, or jump to the entrance to the LIVE ACT room, where Lend Me Your Face! is shown.


Götzendämmerung
Splash screen and navigation/jump instructions for "Götzendämmerung" online exhibition

"Re-start" exhibit


curator Julie Walsh, for xR Bavaria @ Medientage München:
The exhibit is divided over two spaces: Dome1 has the exhibition text on the whole show and half of the artworks, with a portal to Dome2, which is where my piece "Lend Me Your Face!" is installed along with many other works!

You can enter Dome1 and then make your way to Dome2 and back again, but below is a direct link to Dome2 as well.
Lend me your face
Lend Me Your Face! in "Re-start," curated by Julie Walsh for xR Bavaria @ Medientage München

Ongoing:

Until 17 Dec, 2020: online & @ Telematic Gallery, San Francisco


Suspended Spring AR installation
In "The Archive to Come," group exhibit curated by Clark Buckner and Carla Gannis

suspended spring
Suspended Spring in "The Archive to Come" online and in Telematic Gallery, San Francisco

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

Until 21 Feb. 2021, Lichtsicht Triennale, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany


Featuring my AR installations:
water lily and brush the sky
Water Lily Invasion and Brush the Sky: Odoroku in Lichtsicht Triennale

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.