David Tomas


David Tomas is professor in the École des arts visuels et médiatiques at the Université du Québec Montréal. In addition to being an artist whose multimedia work explores the cultures and transcultures of imaging systems, Tomas has written articles on the anthropology and semiotics of the photographic process, media and the history of anthropology, the cultures of imaging systems, cybernetics, cyborgs, and contemporary art practices. He was the recipient of the 2001-2002 Claudia De Hueck Fellowship in Art and Science at the National Gallery of Art, Ottawa. His latest book, published in 2004, is entitled Beyond the Image Machine: A History of Vision Technologies. (source: www.transmediale.de/05/page/detail/detail.0.persons.419.2.html)

1997 Visiting Research Fellow , Departement of Visual Arts, Goldsmith College, University of London, London
1994 - 1995 Andrew W. Mellon/Pew Charitable Trust Fellowship, Contemporary Arts Criticism, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
1992 - 1999 Adjoint Professor, Département des Arts visuels, Université d'Ottawa
1991 Atelier Bioapparatus , Banff Center for the arts, Banff, Alberta
1988 Ph.D., Anthropology, Université McGill, Montréal.
1987 - 1989 Research at the University of California at Santa Cruz, History of
1975 M.F.A., Studio (multimedia), Université Concordia, Montréal
1973 Painting Diploma, City and Guilds of London Art School, London
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