ARTISTS' TALK: Evan and Franco Mattes

9 June 2016



ARTISTS' TALK: Eva and Franco Mattes

Carroll / Fletcher, 56-57 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8EQ


Free, spaces limited

On the eve of the opening of Abuse Standards Violations, Eva and Franco Mattes' latest exhibition at Carroll / Fletcher, the artists will discuss the work on view.

Eva and Franco Mattes (b. 1976, Italy) live and work in New York, USA. Recent solo exhibitions include I Would Prefer Not To Include My Name, Essex Flowers, New York, USA (2015); Breaking Banality: The Dysfunction of Remediation, Feldman Gallery, Portland, USA; By Everyone, For No One, Everyday, Postmasters, New York (both 2014); Emily’s Video, Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK (2013); Anonymous, untitled, dimensions variable, Carroll / Fletcher, London (2012); and Lies Inc., Site Gallery, Sheffield (2011). Group shows and biennials include the 20th Biennale of Sydney (as part of Don’t Follow the Wind), Sydney, Australia; Electronic Superhighway and Artists’ Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London (all 2016); Big Bang Data, Somerset House, London; 2050. A Brief History of the Future, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels (both 2015); Performa, New York; MoMA PS1, New York (both 2009), New Museum, New York (2005); NTT ICC Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2004); Manifesta, Frankfurt (2002); and the Venice Biennale (2001). In 2016, they were recipients of the Creative Capital Award. 

Abuse Standards Violations runs until 27 August 2016.

Image credit: Eva and Franco Mattes, Dark Content, Episode 3 - His Reign Stops Here (2015) [still], Courtesy the artists and Carroll / Fletcher, London