"Prophecies" "Electric Shanghai" "Raining Stars at Louis Vuitton Gallery in Macau" "Garden of Autumn Vapours at Red Gate Gallery" "HK Artfair 2010 with Red Gate Gallery" "Absolute Zero"
"Psychic Apparatus" "The Light Fantastic at Louis Vuitton cultural space Taipei" "Libido Mortido" "Fakirs" "Placebo" "LED City"
"30 Degrees" "Synesthesia" "The Artist Died Yesterday" "Automata" "Urban Lust" "Clouds of Crowds"
"Zero Gravity" "Made in China" "PlugIt" "Bits, Bytes and Pixels" "Getting Along" "Forward/Backward and Reloading"
"City Uniform" by Liu Dao "Paris Of The East" by Liu Dao "Flying Away" by Liu Dao "Ode to Lichtenstein" by Liu Dao "Canidrome" by Liu Dao "Forbidden City" by Liu Dao
"Outlaws" by Liu Dao "Laughing Fit" by Liu Dao "Fallen XOs" by Liu Dao "How Far is Heaven" by Liu Dao "Flirting" by Liu Dao "Love Chase" by Liu Dao
"Shanghai Lights" by Liu Dao Liu Dao "He is sitting there with his legs wide spread" by Liu Dao "Waiting For Godot" by Liu Dao Liu Dao Liu Dao

Thomas Charvériat

Artist and curator born in Paris (1974), who lives and works in Shanghai.
After attending the School of Visual Arts in New York and receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography in 1998, he pursued graduate coursework at Columbia University receiving a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture in 2000. Later, he moved to Barcelona where he obtained a Master in Digital Arts with honors from the Audiovisual Institute (Pompeu Fabra University).
He specializes in curating exhibitions that promote the use of interactivity in art.
As an artist, Thomas creates animatronics installations with GPS, SMS, video, sound, electronic data and humor that interact with the viewer. Simplicity and elegance are combined to create a multi-sensorial experience of surprise and playfulness.
The artist currently exhibits on a regular basis in international new media art shows, such as Art Futura and Observatori. Thomas Charvériat has collaborated with various art institutions such as Museo de las Ciencias Prìncipe Felipe in Valencia (Spain), Museo Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso in Amarante (Portugal), Museo Maritimo de Barcelona and Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MOCA).
He has work in private and public collections throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
His work has earned him many grants, honors, awards and one citation for excellence, and he has received funding from the Mondriaan Foundation, the Rotterdam Foundation subsidy for the Arts and the Audiovisual institute in Barcelona.
Thomas Charvériat is the director and founder of Montcada5 in Barcelona and island6 Arts Center in Shanghai, two non-profit projects dedicated to the support of emerging artists. Since 2004, his organizations have helped 250 artists through a growing technical consultancy laboratory and a unique residency program focused on art production. island6 has supported and produced more than 1400 creative projects organizing over 100 exhibitions in situ and abroad. In addition, Thomas Charvériat also directs the island6 Art Collective (Liu Dao 六岛), a research group including young talents, engineers and volunteers dedicated to the development of a technological platform for the future benefit of the artist community. Since its founding, island6 has expanded to 5 international locations, with three branches in Shanghai island6 Flagship Gallery, island6 ShGarden, and island6 Bund, a space in the Sheung Wan district of Hong Kong, and another in Phuket, Thailand. Each space exclusively exhibits the work of the island6 Art Collective.

Thomas continues to lead the island6 network as director and founder, and he is also a contributing member of the island6 Art Collective.

NAME Thomas Charvériat
BIRTHDATE 1974 in Paris (France)
WWW www.m5project.com
E-MAIL thomas[arroba]island6.org
PORTRAIT "Thomas Charvériat" by Daniele Mattioli & Zane Mellupe
ABOUT(text) Curriculum Vitae "Thomas Charvériat: N'attendez pas, faites!" by Aude Riom • "Thomas Charvériat" by Rajath Suri • "An Ark for Art" by Rebecca Catching • “The Electronistas” by Chris Moore • "Perpetual Motion" by Rebecca Catching • "Progressive Art" by Rebecca Catching • "Shanghai Diary: Galleries Driven Out of Town" by Rebecca Catching • "Thomas Charvériat"on wikipedia
ABOUT(video) "City by City: Shanghai", directed by Geoge Sledge for Onnetworks • "When LED Meets Art", ICS • "island6 Arts Center" by Karin Tötterman and Oskar Silén • "Remote/Control" by O&L Gurdjian and C.Yacoub • "Moganshan Lab -part 1" by Valère Terrier • "Made in Shanghai" by Valère Terrier
EXHIBITION Exhibited in "Fakirs", "Placebo", "30 Degrees" , "LED City" in The Opposite House(w/ Red Gate Gallery), "Synesthesia", "The Artist Died Yesterday", "Automata", “Urban Lust”, “Clouds of Crowds", "Zero Gravity", "PlugIt", "Made in Shanghai", "Made in China", "Lecture on Digital Arts", "Nuit Blanche", "Eurasia One", "Platform for Urban Investigation II", "Remote/Contol", "Stop/over Cities", "Bits, Bytes and Pixels", "Untitled Santa", "I Love LEDs", "Getting Along", "Forward/Backward and Reloading", "Platform for Urban Investigation" and "Invisible Layers, Electric Cities"
CURATION Curated "Fakirs", "Placebo", "Synesthesia", “Clouds of Crowds", "Zero Gravity", "PlugIt HK", "PlugIt", "Bits, Bytes and Pixels", "Untitled Santa", "I Love LEDs", "Getting Along" and "Forward/Backward and Reloading"
ART DIRECTION Artistically directed "The Artist Died Yesterday", "Digital China", "Automata", “Urban Lust”, "Made in China", "Stop/over Cities", "China Net Guanxi" and "Invisible Layers, Electric Cities"
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六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由创作人员管理的公益艺术机构。其精神是为艺术家提供平台并支持各项协作项目。