Christian Thompson
Also known as Christian Bumbarra Thompson
  • Artist (Video Artist)
  • Artist (Performance Artist)
  • Artist (Photographer)
Other Occupation
  • Curator- What's Love Got To Do With It?, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne 2001,High Tide - Contemporary Indigenous Photography, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; If You Only Knew, City Gallery, Melbourne 2004 and White Hot - New Art from Different Places, Hush Hush Gallery and City Lights, Melbourne 2004. In 2000, Thompson acted as curatorial assistant for the Adelaide Biennale 'Beyond the Pale'. (ANZSIC code: 6924)
  • Writer-Thompson has worked as a freelance writer since 2000 and has published the following The Entrapped Tigress, Operation Honesty - The Art of Gordon Hookey, Code Name Koorie, Fear and Desire - The Art of Fiona Foley and Journey Down the Road, What's So Special About Indigenous Projects, Hyacinth Orchid - The Art of rea, We Are Family, More Than A Performance and Minus the Special Effects in various arts publications. (ANZSIC code: 9002)
Birth date
Active Period
  • 2000-
  • Melbourne, VIC
  • 2008- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Indigenous Australian
Heritage Country
  • Central Western Queensland
Indigenous Language Groups
  • Bidjara
  • English
Initial Record Data Source
  • Storylines Project, COFA, UNSW
  • Thompson, Christian