Message from Our Planet: Digital Art from the Thoma Collection

Jun 17, 2023 — Sep 9, 2023
Level 2 Changing Exhibition Galleries

Message from Our Planet brings together 20 software, video, and light-technology artworks from 19 international artists working at the forefront of digital and electronic art.

The exhibition proposes that media technologies, from vintage devices to cutting-edge digital algorithms, offer distinct ways for artists to communicate with future generations. Themed like a global time capsule, the group of artworks reflect the artifacts and ambitions of contemporary life.

Artists: Brian Bress, Lia Chaia, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Hong Hao, Matthew Angelo Harrison, Claudia Hart, Jenny Holzer, Eduardo Kac, Lee Nam Lee, Christian Marclay, Paul Pfeiffer, Tabita Rezaire, Michal Rovner, Jason Salavon, Elias Sime, Skawennati, Penelope Umbrico, UVA (United Visual Artists), and Robert Wilson.

Curated by the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Foundation

Exhibition Support

Support for this exhibition is generously provided by:

  • Wege Foundation
  • Michigan Arts and Culture Council
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • James and Mary Nelson
  • brightly
  • Haworth Helps
  • Dirk and June Hoffius

Additional support provided by the GRAM Exhibition Society.