May 2011 – Alton Thompson


Alton Thompson (唐博敦), a professional classical musician, is attracting growing interest for his work as a photographer. His Taiwan Mussorgsky Project, a series of 400 images prepared over two years, has been shown in coordination with live public performances of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in Taiwan concert halls. Photos from Alton’s Images appear in international publications. In its first year of operation the photoblog was voted one of the Taiwanderful directory site’s Top Three photography blogs for the year. He is a member of the Taipei Artists Collective.

Alton maintains an active schedule as a conductor and serves on the faculty of two Taiwan universities. He holds degrees from the Florida State University, the University of Memphis, and the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Here’s a link to his site.

Alton Thompson (唐博敦)是位專業的古典音樂家,不過他的攝影作品卻逐漸開始引起人們的興趣。他的「臺灣穆索斯基計畫」讓他在兩年中拍攝了400個影像,並與穆索斯基的《展覽會之畫》音樂演奏共同出現在台灣的演奏廳中。他拍的影像也出現在國際出版品當中。第一年操作攝影部落格時就被選為Taiwanderful名錄網站中年度前三名的攝影部落格。此外,他也是台北藝術家聯盟的成員之一。Alton是位活躍的指揮且在臺灣兩所大學執教。他修業於佛羅里達州州立大學、曼菲斯大學以及約翰霍普金斯琵琶第音樂學院。按此link可連結到他的網站。

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