Mungo Thomson (born 1969; lives and works in Los Angeles) attended the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York and received an MFA from UCLA. Solo exhibitions and projects include SITE Santa Fe, 2013; the Times Museum, Guangzhou, 2013; the Aspen Art Museum, 2012; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2008; the Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, 2007; and Galeria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAMeC), Bergamo, Italy, 2006, among others. His work has been included in selected group exhibitions, including The Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival, 201); the 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011; Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 2009; the 2008 Whitney Biennial, 2008; and PERFORMA05: First Biennial of Visual Art Performance, 2005. Thomson’s work is held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, among others. Publications include Negative Space (JRP|Ringier, 2006); Font Study (TIME) (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011); and People (Los Angeles Nomadic Division, 2011). In 2013, JRP|Ringier will publish Thomson’s book Crickets.