Writings By David Thomas:
SELECTED Publications, Chapters, Essays , Articles, Lectures since 2010

Journal Chapter
Thomas, David. Considering Impermanent Durations: On Painting and Time.
Journal Of Contemporary Painting Journal of Contemporary Painting Vol 4 Number 1 pp. 202-229. Intellect

Book Chapter
Thomas, David. “The Movement of Colour: Locating Contemporary Monochrome Painting.
In Fracturing Conceptual Art The Asian Turn , editor Lim, Kate, 2017 Art Platform Asia. Seoul, Korea.

Book Chapter
Thomas, David “On the Consideration of Valuable Times” in Doctoral Research in Art , edited by Forrest, David. 2017. Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne.

International Lectures
Thomas, David: A Keynote speaker, Tropical Lab 11, La Salle College for the Arts Singapore 18 July to 2 August 2017.

- Keynote lecture on my practice at MFA Winter Seminars Whitecliffe College of Art and Design Auckland NZ
- Public lecture at the Auckland Art Gallery Auckland NZ entitled: Wasting Time, Colour And Stuff Or What Matter Does… What Does Matter… What Matter Doesn’t… What Doesn’t Matter:

2014: Chapters
In The Drawn Word Even If I Write My Name I Am Drawing ed Stephen Farthing Janet McKenzie. A Studio publication From RMIT- UAL 2013 drawing Out Conference at RMIT.

2012: Artist Floor Talk: In Conversation with curator; Maggie Finch of; Looking at Looking : The Photographic Gaze; National Gallery of Victoria; International, Melbourne.

2011: Thomas D. A Pen, A Hammer Or A Scalpel? Using Curation As A Tool in The Curator in the Academy ed. David Forrest. Australian Scholarly Publishing. Melbourne.

2011: Thomas D. How To Work Better. Supervising For PhD Exhibition Supervising Practices For Postgraduate Research In Art, Architecture And Design Edited By Brent Allpress, Robyn Barnacle, Lesley Duxbury and Elizabeth Grierson Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, Holland. Professor Michael Peters (Series Editor) Educational Futures. Forthcoming 2011.

2011: Thomas D. Suh, Yong Sun( (Korea) Exhibition catalogue SOAG RMIT.

2011: Thomas D. A MID POINT IN REASON AND RHYME or how two Swiss artists can assist us in considering the world through an exhibition. Chapter in REASON AND RHYME exhibition catalogue Gertrude Contemporary Melbourne. and St Paul St Gallery AUT NZ.

2011: Floortalk With Curator Maggie Finch Looking at Looking: The Photographic Gaze National Gallery of Victoria International: Melbourne.

2010: Thomas, D. Time and reconciliation, trauma  and boredom in the age of video, Sally Mannall’s Flights and Perchings; Catalogue  Essay, Litmus Research Centre Engine Room Massey University Wellington NZ.

2010: Thomas, D. Contemporary Art And The Movement Of Ideas: Locating The Contemporary Monochrome: On Nothing And The Movement Of Meaning Between East And West. Contemporary Art Journal Vol 1. Winter 2010 Quarterly.
Editor: Hungtak Jung. Publisher: Kunghee Kim. Supported by Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation. S. Korea

2010: Thomas, D.  Peter Clark and Bill  Ferguson Exhibition SOAG RMIT Catalogue essay.

2010: Thomas. D The Monochrome and Nothing Postgraduate Forum School of Art and Design Monash University.

2010: Floortalk: Curator Lesley Harding, and Director Jason Smith, for Shifting Continuities Heide Museum of Modern Art Melbourne.

2010: Artist Floor Talk: In Conversation - Monochromatic reflections with curator Emma Mayall of Contemporary Encounters National Gallery of Victoria Federation Square Melbourne.