Featured in New Experimental Eating Book

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in News | No Comments

  Several SWAMP projects are featured in a brand new book titled Experimental Eating!The book is a survey of experimental and experiential food-based practices and projects (with a view on both national and international scenes) and profiles a range of culinary pioneers working across art, film, cookery, social intervention and design, demonstrating how current collaborations […]

SWAMP goes to Moscow

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in News | No Comments

Matt Kenyon and Irina Aristarkhova present at the International Conference Philosophy of Art Moscow, State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, November 27 – 29, 2014. The International conference Philosophy of Art Today, organized by the Polytechnic Museum together with the Art Foundation Moscow Biennale, will take place at the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts […]

Swamp in Brazil for FILE SP 2014

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in News | No Comments

Matt Kenyon will be showing “Notepad” and “Supermajor” at FILE, the Electronic Language International Festival, in August. Kenyon’s “Tardigotchi” won first prize at the FILE Prix Lux in 2010. Notepad The Notepad is an act of protest and commemoration disguised as a stack of ordinary yellow legal pads. Each ruled line, when magnified, is revealed […]

SWAMP in Abu Dhabi for ISEA2014

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in News | No Comments

Supermajor and Notepad will be on display at New York University’s  Abu Dhabi gallery as part of the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art. Zayed University will be hosting ISEA2014, the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art between 30 October and 8 November, 2014.

Supermajor at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in San Diego.

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Matt Kenyon’s Supermajor is part of a major international touring exhibition ILLUSION: Nothing Is As It Seems, currently at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in San Diego. ILLUSION joins magic with psychology, optical illusions with scientific reasoning and confusion with clarity. More than 20 intriguing exhibits deceive the eyes of the visitor, showing that […]

Matt Kenyon Featured in “Practice Theory”

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Matt Kenyon’s work is featured in a chapter of Practice Theory: Seeing the Power of Art Teacher Researchers, edited by Melanie L. Buffington and Sara Wilson McKay and published by National Art Education Association. Teachers are powerful individuals who have the ability to effect change and meaningful educational reform. Seeing research at the heart of […]

Kenyon speaks at American Sociological Association conference

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Matt Kenyon will present a paper titled “the aesthetics of accumulation and waste” at the American Sociological Association conference in San Francisco this August. This panel will gather scholars from multiple fields doing cutting edge research on credit and inequality. The juxtaposition of sociological work with that of neighboring disciplines will illuminate how sociologists might […]

Kenyon speaks at Chautauqua Institution

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

On Friday, July 11, Matt Kenyon will be speaking about his recent work at New York’s Chautauqua Institution. Kenyon will also be conducting studio visits with Chautauqua students during his week-long Chautauqua residency. Other speakers include New Yorker lead art critic Jerry Saltz, former executive editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson, former U.S. […]

State of Emergency Features Notepad

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in News | No Comments

State of Emergency Features Kenyon’s Notepad project January 13, 2014 Matt Kenyon’s Notepad will be shown with works by Ai Weiwei, Mel Chin and more in State of Emergency, opening Jan. 23 in Davidson, NC. Curated by Lia Newman, the works of art in State of Emergency depict both real and imagined disasters. The exhibition […]

SWAMP at Re-New in Copenhagen

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in News | No Comments

The Notepad is an act of protest and commemoration disguised as a stack of ordinary yellow legal pads. Each ruled line, when magnified, is revealed to be microprinted text enumerating the full names, dates, and locations of each Iraqi civilian death on record over the first three years of the Iraq War. A massive printed […]