WRITING & EDITING

Greg Thomas: writer & editor

AESTHETICA
​"Working with Nature"
Interview with artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg about her work with synthetic biologists to design new species and her creation of a pollinator-friendly planting scheme for a new permanent installation at the Eden Project. 
June 2021

"Sphere of Influence"
Long read on Palm Springs Modernism and the influence of mid-century modernist architect William F. Cody on contemporary design, art, film, and culture. Based on interviews with the editors of a new book on Cody's work.
June-July 2021

"PHotoESPAÑA 2021: 5 to See"
Survey of the 24th edition of the Madrid-based photography festival.
May 2021

"Post-War German Design"
Survey with reference to the exhibition German Design 1949–1989: Two Countries, One History at the Vitra Design Museum.
May 2021

​"Emerging into Focus"
Interview with Sarah Kennel, curator at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, about the exhibition Underexposed: Women Photographers from the Collection.
May 2021

"Lighting the Future"
Interview with artist and scientist Daan Roosegaarde about his virus-destroying UVC public lighting project.
May 2021

"Breaking the Mould"
Interview with Natalie Rudd, curator of a new touring Arts Council Show of sculpture by women since 1945.
May 2021

"Painting the Strangest Year"
A survey of painters shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2021.
April 2021
 
"New Directions"
Five to see at the Bristol Photo Festival 2021
April 2021
 
"Architecture as Philosophy"
Review of The Essential Louis Kahn (Prestel, 2021)
April 2021
 
"Space for Experimentation"
On the early years of CalArts, based on a review of the Prestel edition Where Art Might Happen.
April 2021
 
"Living River"
Review of Dan Woods's photobook Black Was the River You See, tracking the course of the Ogmore River in Wales.
April 2021
"Concealment and Control"
Interview with photographer Jackie Nickerson.
April 2021
"Forging new pathways"
Long read on the future of Chinese Architecture, based on interview with Wallpaper* China editor Yoko Choi.
April-May 2021

"Bearing Witness"
On Alfredo Jaar's Rwanda Project.
March 2021

"Building A History"
Review of Ursula Schwitalla's (ed.) Women in Architecture, Past, Present and Future, a new title from Hatje Cantz.
March 2021

 
"A Sense of Place"
Five to watch at the Circulation(s) Festival of Young European Photography.
March 2021

"Art and Mourning"
Preview of Grief and Grievance exhibition of modern African-American art at the New Museum, New York.
March 2021
"Building Communities"
A survey of architectural entries for the 2021 Beazley Design of the Year Awards, based on an interview with curator Emily King. 
February 2021
"Blurring the Lines"
Review of Ming Smith: An Aperture Monograph, on the impressionistic, jazz-influenced photography of Ming Smith.
January 2021
"Subverting Language"
Interview with curator Robyn Farrell on Barbara Kruger retrospective Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You at Art Institute of Chicago.
January 2021
"Atmospheric Landscapes"
Review of photography book Inner Sound by Iain Stewart, from Another Place Press.
January 2021
"Capturing the Street"
Interview with  Fotomuseum Winterthur Director Nadine Wietlisbach on their exhibition Street. Life. Photography.
December 2020
"Photography in the Age of Sharing"
Interview with curator Nanda van den Berg on exhibition Infinite Identities: Photography in the Age of Sharing, at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam.
December 2020
"Mixed Messages"
On artist and filmmaker Rhea Storr.
December 2020
"Planetary Themes"
Interview with Fondation Cartier curator Leanne Sacramone about Sarah Sze exhibition Night into Day.
December 2020
"Intrigue in the Everyday"
Overview of work by new photographers exploring ideas of the everyday sublime.
December 2020
"Endangered Ecosystems"
Interview with National Geographic photographers Helle and Uri Løvevild-Golman.
December 2020
 
"Altering the Blueprint"
Long read on radical architecture, based on interview with critic and curator Beatrice Galilee.
December 2020
 
"Signs in the Sky"
An interview with photographer Soren Solkær about his project Black Sun, photographing starling murmurations.
November 2020
 
"Towards Remembrance"
Long read on the relationship between 1960s minimalism and contemporary memorial art and architecture.
October 2020
Review of Alex Balgiu and Mónica de la Torre (eds) Women in Concrete Poetry 1959-1979 
Review of the first anthology of women in the international concrete poetry movement.
October 2020
Review of Carl Bigmore, Between Two Mysteries
Review of photography book evoking the landscape and character of America's Pacific Northwest, from Scottish independent photography press Another Place.
October 2020