About The Artist
Bonito Thompson, also known as Don Dada, is a Jamaican digital artist who creates augmented reality experiences that blend art and technology with Jamaican culture.
His work is heavily influenced by Dancehall culture, and aims to represent various aspects of Jamaican pop culture, including sound systems, zink fences, dance moves, and other iconic Dancehall imagery.
Thompson has exhibited his work at shows in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and the US, including Miami Art Basel. He has also collaborated with Grammy-winning artists such as Common, Damian Marley, Sean Paul, and Spice, as well as brands such as Red Stripe, Genxs Carnival, and the Port Authority of Jamaica.
Recap of Mango, AR artshow held at AC Hotel in Dec. 2022