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Christopher Kulendran Thomas

Christopher Kulendran Thomas is an artist and the founder of New Eelam, an R&D studio building a distributed evolution of traditional cooperative housing models (new-eelam.com). His artistic work, which manipulates some of the structural processes by which art produces reality, is currently on view at the de Young Museum in San Francisco as part of Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI. Recent solo exhibitions include Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (2019); Institute for Modern Art, Brisbane (2019); Spike Island, Bristol (2019); and Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2017). Kulendran Thomas’ work has been included in the 7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen (2017); the 11th Gwangju Biennale; the 9th Berlin Biennale; and the 3rd Dhaka Art Summit (all 2016). Other recent exhibitions include Time, Forward!, V–A–C Zattere for the 58th Venice Biennale (2019); Alternatives for Living, Kunstmuseen Krefeld (2019); I was raised on the internet, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2018); moving is in every direction, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2017); Bread and Roses, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2016); Co-Workers: Network As Artist, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (2015); and Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making, Tate Liverpool (2013).