Matt’s Gallery Forthcoming Exhibitions
In this new work by Susan Hiller, her fourth exhibition at the gallery, stories of Near Death Experiences will be used as raw materials, culminating in a large-scale audio sculptural installation.
Mike Nelson’s fourth show at Matt’s Gallery.
Matt’s Gallery is pleased to announce that we now represent Benedict Drew. For more information on his work please click here.
Eastside Projects presents M6 a new commission by Mike Nelson. M6 is Nelson’s first major exhibition in his home region and continues his singular investigation of political histories through the raw materials of our world. Within the old industrial heart of Birmingham, discarded, utilitarian objects have been collected as if they were trophies of an ignored parallel world. A dark, abject monument-it acts as an invocation of the highways, and their concrete islands memorialising their past production and the shifting economies of spent resources.
Mike Nelson and Hayley Newman, Revealed: Government Art Collection, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, until 24 February 2013
This exhibition presents nearly 200 works from the Government Art Collection, including works by Mike Nelson and Hayley Newman from the Matt’s Gallery Print Portfolio, E3 4RR. For more information on the print portfolio, please click here.
Willie Doherty’s Secretion, originally commissioned for and exhibited at dOCUMENTA (13) is on show at Statens Museum for Kunst. In this video slow camerawork zooms in on fragments of a secluded landscape as well as an abandoned building at the edge of civilization.The beautiful and sharp shots of fungus attacks, rot and decay create contradictory visuals that permeate this at once compelling and terrifying work.
This group exhibition investigates the nature of documentarism in different media – from object works to cinematic narrative. The works exhibited reuse and reinterpret documents, pushing the envelope of the concept of documentarism. The show includes Lindsay Seers’ Extramission 6 (Black Maria), 2009.
As part of the Jarman Award, won this year by James Richards, Nathaniel Mellors has been commissioned to make work for broadcast on Channel 4.
Nathaniel Mellors, Recent collaborations before THE SAPROPHAGE, MONITOR, Rome, until 26 January 2013
Recent collaborations before THE SAPROPHAGE is an installation of new film, digital print and painting by Nathaniel Mellors, developed in collaboration with Gwendoline Christie and Chris Bloor.
The Radical Languages programme marks the forthcoming opening of the new home of The Centre for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor CRICOTEKA. Nathaniel Mellors will exhibit a video work and an animatronic sculpture alongside works by Tadeusz Kantor and Egill Sæbjörnsson.
Emma Hart’s mixed media video work Monument to the Unsaved #2 (M20 Death Drives with Imagination Products), commissioned for the Whitstable Biennial, forms this solo show at Art Exchange in Colchester.
Film in Space is a group exhibition selected by British artist-filmmaker Guy Sherwin. The exhibition focuses on expanded cinema, a film movement which came to prominence in Britain in the early 1970s, at the time Sherwin started making films. For Camden Arts Centre he has selected a number of key works from this period and is showing them along with works by younger artists who are continuing to experiment with the versatility of analogue media, as well as others who have started to take onboard the advent of digital technologies.
This group exhibition on the politics and poetics of the voice will include Imogen Stidworthy’s installation work (.) which was commissioned by Matt’s Gallery in 2011.
The inaugural exhibition at Casa del Lector, Madrid will include Imogen Stidworthy’s The work v03, 2011.
Again, A Time Machine is a touring exhibition curated by Book Works. Participating artists include Alison Turnbull, Susan Hiller, Elizabeth Price and Jeremy Deller.
Alison Turnbull, Narratives of Arrival and Resolution, Art Space Gallery, London, 24 January-22 February 2013
This exhibition, curated by Deanna Petherbridge, will include several new and existing works by Alison Turnbull.
This exhibition brings together work by twelve artists who have traveled to and spent time in the Galápagos archipelago through a residency programme initiated in 2007. Each artist was invited on the basis of their profound engagement with the opportunity, and each found the experience transformative for their artistic practice and their life.
Remembering both paradise and the inferno and remembering that Cezanne once vowed to astonish Paris with an apple, Large Glass has asked artists and thinkers to consider the apple, its narratives, meanings and beauties. The resulting group show includes works by Alison Turnbull, Christian Marclay and Michael Craig-Martin, amongst others.
Marbled Reams is a print project founded in 2009 by Glasgow based artist Tom Godfrey. The project started with the initial production of 12 reams and continues with new editions produced on a bi-monthly basis. Within The Modern Institute’s ground floor vitrines, Godfrey will be installing a rotating display of all 23 editions produced so far, plus a curated selection of four new reams. Participating artists include David Osbaldeston, Jack Strange and James Richards.
Graham Fagen, Inspired Editions: Prints and Multiples, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Ayr, Scotland, until 24 December 2012
Inspired by the life and work of Robert Burns, more than a dozen contemporary artists have created limited editions in both 2D and 3D, with their work imaginatively reflecting the diverse range of Burns’s poetry. Graham Fagen is exhibiting print works and a new edition of rose stems made in bronze.
The Tales of the City exhibitions highlight new international purchases alongside works from GoMA’s existing holdings.This particular display looks at portraiture from the collection.
Paul Rooney, Here comes Franz, Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool Biennial, until 22 December 2012
A solo exhibition of recent works by Paul Rooney as part of Liverpool Biennial. The works in the exhibition often focus on the absurd, imagined nature of social and individual remembrance. The exhibition will be accompanied by an offsite work, a publication and a series of events.