Lives and works in Melbourne, VIC, Australia
My artistic practice is about seeing the world through the eyes of a child, having dealt with their dreams and anxieties in previous years - food, toys, paintings, drawings and art installations being the mediums which I have used. At its deepest level I am researching the childlike psyche as a way of understanding the world as an empath. This lifelong narrative is a conceptual fusion mediating my interests in psychology, philosophy and contemporary aesthetics.
Thomas C. Chung is a Melbourne based Chinese-Australian contemporary artist devoting a lifelong conceptual practice to exploring the childlike psyche. In 2004, Chung completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales. He is currently pursuing a future in psychotherapy for further artistic research.
His career has included numerous international residencies, representing Australia at more than six international biennials. He was also commissioned as the only Australian artist to create a 25th anniversary sculpture for Swatch.