Informed by our urban environment, sculptor Emily Thomas is a young emerging artist reimagining our sense of place... Read more

In a previous article, Exploring Place with Emily Thomas, we looked at Thomas’ artworks from Tainan, Berlin, and London. In the following interview we dive into the inspirations behind her artistic practice... Read more 

Emily Thomas is a 24 years old, British emerging artist. Her bright and vibrant sculptural work is distinctive and abstract at first glance. However, it is also richly embedded in a sense of place. In this article, we will explore the places of Tainan, Berlin, and London... Read more

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Emily Thomas: Documentary Film and Interview

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2019 International Artists-in-Residence Programme of Siao-Long Cultural Park, Tainan, Taiwan

British artist Emily Thomas used outdoor sculptures to condense the representative architectural images of different eras in Taiwan. Starting from the 5th July, "Shapeshifter" will be held at the Jiali Soulangh Cultural Park until the end of August, becoming a hot spot for tourists to take pictures...

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Taiwan Architecture British Resident Art Adorns the Railway Scene

大台南新聞 │ 南天地方新聞 │ 2019.07.05 翻轉台灣建築 英國駐村藝術妝點鐵道景致

A series of six large-scale outdoor sculptures in vibrant and colourful tones, the Shapeshifter solo exhibition by British artist Emily Thomas, which concentrates on different architectural styles from different eras in Taiwan, is a cleverly decorated version of the rustic old-time sugar trails of the Soulangh Cultural Park.

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IN THE MELTING POT: HOMESESSION, BARCELONA
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For her solo exhibition In the Melting Pot, ​Emily Thomas will present a series of abstract sculptures and three-dimensional wall paintings, produced during her artist residency at La Escocesa... Read more                     

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La Escocesa 2020 International Artist in Residence Emily Thomas 

Emily’s creative process begins with walking as research to explore new places. Documenting her progress through photography, she analyses the thematic, repetitive features of buildings as well as their structural forms and materiality... Read more

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Related Step Beyond Project: Shapeshifting Berlin

During the first few weeks of my residency at Glogauair, I walked around the local area of Kreuzberg, Berlin. Documenting my journey through photography and collage, this practical research developed into three wall sculptures... Read more

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Emily Thomas: Live Interview

Hufeisensiedlung Project

2019 GlogauAIR International Artist in Residency Program

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SHOWCASE // EMILY THOMAS

For the showcase window exhibition, Emily presents three works based on architecture she discovered while exploring Kreuzberg. This is personal work as it evokes the artist’s impression of the city in her first few days at Glogauair... Read more

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GlogauAIR 2019 Artist Profile

Architecture has the ability to indicate the historical, social and cultural characteristics of an urban area. In my practice, I identify these aspects by analysing the thematic, repetitive features of buildings, as well as their structural forms and materiality... Read more

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Meet the Artist | Interview with Emily Thomas

I am interested in how architecture serves as an indicator of place identity in terms of history, society and culture. Consequently, the Bauhaus movement has become a strong influence on my practice. 

Aeshetics and function were considered of equal importance in the design processes, making the structural form, materiality and colour of Bauhaus architecture a key indicator of place identity and reflection of the needs of the time... Read more

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Emily Thomas

Architecture has the ability to indicate the historical, social and cultural characteristics of an urban area. In my practice, I identify these aspects by analysing the thematic, repetitive features of buildings, as well as their structural forms and materiality... Read more

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​​In our "Focus On" section, Emily Thomas talks about the origin and the development process of the works that will be exhibited during "The Young Talent 2018"... Read more