Approved: 20.01.2014

Matthew Edwards

Artist, Curator, Film-maker, Researcher, Teacher

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Approved: 20.01.2014

I'm an artist from London, and a graduate of MA Fine Art (Digital) at University of the Arts, and from BA (Hons) Interactive Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University. I primarily specialise in video, installation and site specific pieces flirting with different themes - all work is produced with intention of unssaleability. Any artefacts that are produced as part of an exhibition are usually destroyed to ensure they cannot be sold.

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Artist Statement

I'm an artist from London, and a graduate of MA Fine Art (Digital) at University of the Arts, and from BA (Hons) Interactive Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University. I primarily specialise in video, installation and site specific pieces flirting with different themes - all work is produced with intention of unssaleability. Any artefacts that are produced as part of an exhibition are usually destroyed to ensure they cannot be sold.

 

I am currently studying for a PG Cert in Academic Practice, to compliment my PT role as a Specialist Technician in Digital Media at Camberwell College of Arts

CV & Education

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 07935 804373

Website: www.matthewrobertedwards.com

 

Education

University of the Arts London

MA Fine Art (Digital)

2012-2014

 

Manchester Metropolitan University

BA (Hons) Interactive Arts

2003-2006

 

Stafford College

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

2002-2003

 

Morley College

2013

Adobe Accredited Associate – Video Editing in Premiere Pro

 

Awards/Grants

2014 - Aspen Art Award/Contemporary Arts Society – Shortlisted Artist

2014 - More Than Profit Award – Granted in May 2014

2014 - More Than Profit Award – Granted in April 2014

 

 

Residencies

Artist in Residence - IND Projects at Guest Projects, Hackney, E8

 

Selected Exhibitions

Sept 2015 - Guest Projects, Hackney, London, E8

May 2015 - Hackney Archives, DeBeauvoir, London, N1

Oct 2014 - Islington Arts Factory, Islington, London, N7

Sep 2014 - Chelsea Triangle, Millbank, London, SW1P

Jul 2014 – Camberwell Space, London SE5

Jul 2014 – MA Final Exhibition, Camberwell College of Arts, London, SE5

Apr/May 2014 - Narrow Way Space, Hackney, London, E8

Mar 2014 - Chapel Gallery, City of London, EC4V

Mar 2014 – South Kiosk Gallery, Southwark, London SE1

Feb/Mar 2014 – Brixton East, Brixton, London, SW9

2012 & 2013 – Wilson Road, Camberwell, London SE5

2011 – FREAKS, George Tavern, Whitechapel, London, E1

2010 – FREAKS, George Tavern, Whitechapel, London, E1

2008 – Tmesis, Manchester, M2

2007 – Triangle Shopping Centre, Manchester, M4 (curated by Ryan Gander)

2006 – Sydney College of the Arts, Australia

2006 – Link Gallery, Manchester, M15

2006 –  BA (Hons) Interactive Arts Final Show, Manchester Metropolitan University, M15

 

Curatorial Work

2014 – Lumen Art Prize, Chelsea, London. Curating team and eBook catalogue.

Apr/May 2014 - Narrow Way Space, Hackney, London, E8

Mar 2014 - Chapel Gallery, City of London, EC4V

Feb/Mar 2014 – Brixton East, Brixton, London, SW9

 

Research Papers

2013 – ‘Investigating the theoretical concept of ethics and issues of closeness in order to understand the human cost of visual language’.