David Tompkins

David Tompkins is a writer based in Brooklyn. He writes about art and other things and has collaborated with the artist Matthew Day Jackson on a series of videos based on the old Leonard Nimoy TV series In Search Of. Previously he was a writer and editor at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. Recently he’s written about the painter Jeff Elrod and a building-sized, walk-in camera obscura created by the artist Zoe Leonard in a former ice-making plant in Marfa.


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Weird Ecology: On The Southern Reach Trilogy
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