David Tomas (CA) questions interculturalism, new technologies and imaging systems.
David Tomas is an artist and anthropologist whose multimedia and photographic works explore the (trans)cultures of science, anthropology, technology, and their imaging systems.
Tomas' work has been exhibited in Canada, the United States and Europe. He has held visiting research and fellowship positions at the California Institute of the Arts, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and the National Gallery of Art, Ottawa. He is a Professor at the University of Quebec, Montreal.
Tomas is the author of several books, such as Transcultural Space and Transcultural Beings, an Internet book entitled The Encoded Eye, the Archive, and its Engine House, or the experimental book (co-authored with Michèle Thériault) DUCTION, A Blinding Flash of Light: Photography Between Disciplines and Media.
He lives and works in Montréal.
The Encoded Eye: http://www.cddc.vt.edu/encodedeye/