Thomas Mulcaire

City, Country:

Kapstadt / Südafrika / Sao Paulo, Brazil


2005, 2006, 2007


Apr 2006 - Sept 2006

Born 1971 in Johannesburg/South Africa.

Bachelor of Arts in art history and literature from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Works as an artist and curator.

He was the coordinator of exhibitions for the 1995 Johannesburg Biennale, an assistant curator for the documenta X and is founder and director of the Institute for Contemporary Art in Cape Town (since 1999).

Selected projects: “Some Polychrome Wood Sculpture” (Biennale Sao Paulo, 1998), “Johnny” (with Craigie Horsfield, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, 2000), “Noon Day Gun” (Ars Electronica, Linz, 2002), “Library of Congress” (with Joseph Kpobly, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, 2003), “Project for Sydney” (with Amanda Rodrigues Alves, Biennale of Sydney, 2004).

He received the Visual Arts Grant from the National Arts Council of South Africa (2003) and a Research and Residence Grant from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (2004/2005).

During their art, science & business fellowship, Thomas Mulcaire and Marko Peljhan will continue to work on their art & science project “I-TASC. Interpolar Transnational Art Science Constellation” in the Antarctic.