We are pleased to welcome Thomas Eller to CIMAM!

31 December 2021

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"Translating cultural content against the backdrop of heritages and trying to overcome (positive and negative) biases is my passion. In becoming a member of a global institution like CIMAM I am hoping to be able to share experiences and find partners in doing so."

Thomas Eller, Artistic Director, China Arts & Sciences, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China.

Thomas Eller is the Founding Artistic Director of Taoxichuan 陶溪川China Arts & Sciences for the Towyi Ceramics and Culture Development Company, Jingdezhen conceptualization of international artist residencies, a contemporary art museum and a biennial, setting up an international board, develop an institutional framework.

Exhibitions curated in the past 5 years

"Xu Hong”, Triumph Art Gallery, Beijing
"艾稞曼– Franz Ackermann”, Gallery Weekend Beijing, PIFO Gallery
"Protrahere – Zeichnen als Entwurf. Künstler aus Peking, Tokyo, Leipzig und Bamberg”, KunstMühle Mürsbach
"Abstract Art 11 – Abstraction as Painterly Rhetoric. A Case Study Between Germany and China”, PIFO Gallery, Beijing

"Painting after Painting after Painting after”, (Franz Ackermann, Benjamin Appel, Thomas Scheibitz, Katja Strunz) Guangdong Museum of Art Guangzhou
"Pan Jian”, Triumph Art Gallery, Beijing
"Albrecht Dürer in the Mirror of Contemporary Art in China”, German Embassy Beijing

Publications in catalogues, essays, online platforms in the past 5 years

  • Werner Büttner and the Invention of BAD Painting
  • The Way of Chopsticks: Coming Of Age
  • EL GRECO dies again at the Grand Palais
  • Buddha has sex http://www.randian-online.com/np_review/buddha-has-sex/
  • Insider: Gallery 2.0


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Thank you Thomas Eller for becoming a member of CIMAM!