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Thomas Jackson

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The hovering sculptures featured in my photographs are inspired by self-organizing, "emergent" systems in nature such as termite mounds, swarming locusts, schooling fish and flocking birds. The images attempt to tap the mixture of fear and fascination that those phenomena tend to evoke, while creating an uneasy interplay between the natural and the manufactured and the real and the imaginary. At the same time, each image is an experiment in juxtaposition. By constructing the sculptures from unexpected materials and placing where they seem least to belong, I aim to tweak the margins of our visual vocabulary, and to invite fresh interpretations of everyday things.

Recent Exhibits

Thomas Jackson participated in these exhibits:

Jan, 2015 Emergent Behavior
Dina Mitrani Gallery
Jun, 2014 CENTER: The Curve
Center for Contemporary Art
May, 2014 Stockroom
The Tate
May, 2014 Studies
The Tate
Apr, 2014 PHOTOGRAPHY NOW 2014
The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Jan, 2014 Wondrous Indeed with juror Phillip Toledano
The Center for Fine Art Photography
Click here to see all exhibits for Thomas Jackson
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