Emerging Fields, 2016
Eva and Franco Mattes are Italian born artists, they live and work in New York. Their medium is a combination of internet, video and performance. Their work explores the ethical and moral issues arising when people interact remotely, especially through social media, often creating situations where it is difficult to distinguish reality from simulation. Solo exhibition venues include Essex Flowers, New York; Postmasters Gallery, New York; Carroll/Fletcher, London; Site, Sheffield; PNCA, Portland. Group exhibition highlights include Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); Sundance Film Festival (2012); MoMA PS1, New York (2009); Performa, New York (2009, 2007); National Art Museum of China, Beijing (2008); The New Museum, New York (2005); Manifesta 4, Frankfurt (2002) and the Venice Biennale (2001). Mattes’s work has been written about in Artforum, Frieze Magazine, e-flux Journal, The New York Times, The Guardian. They are faculty at the SVA MFA Fine Arts department.
Fukushima Texture Pack
Eva and Franco Mattes were invited by local artists and community organizers to make a new work, granting them access to the otherwise off-limits Fuk…
April 28, 2015
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