Thomas Mulcaire

b. Johannesburg, 1971. Artist whose practice incorporates exhibiting, writing and curating. 1993-1995 engaged as coordinator of exhibitions on the inaugural Johannesburg Biennale. 1995-1997: part of the curatorial team of documenta X, Kassel. 1999-2002: resident in Cape Town, founder/director of the Institute for Contemporary Art in Cape Town . Mulcaire has worked on many collaborative artistic projects including: Johnny at the Palais de Beaux Arts in Brussels in 2000 (with Craigie Horsfield). Johnny was an 80-day event that attempted to get the 5 separate and divisive national cultural institutions who occupy the Palais to work with one another; Some Polychrome Wood Sculpture: in 1998 Mulcaire began a collaborative project with Joseph Kpobly (b. Cotonou, 1960) entitled a.k.a the reading room. Taking the form of a film set, and first presented at the Sao Paulo Bienal, the reading room is an attempt to collect every book written about Africa until the subject disappears. In 2000, Mulcaire co-curated the exhibition home for the Art Gallery of Western Australia, which featured the installation of Marko Peljhan's makrolab on Rottnest Island off the coast of Fremantle. Mulcaire is currently editing a monograph on the makrolab, which is due to be published in 2003.

Teilnahme an ORF-Kunstradio Projekten:

2002: RADIOTOPIA – Long Night of Radioart