Professor in the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo.
Matt Kenyon is a new media artist and designer. Kenyon’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in such venues as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, MOCAD Detroit, Science Gallery Dublin, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, and the International Print Center. He is a TED Fellow, a MacDowell Fellow, and his work has been awarded the FILE Prix Lux. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Wired, and Gizmodo, and has also appeared in edited volumes such as A Touch of Code (Gestalten Press) and Adversarial Design (MIT Press). He lives and works in Buffalo, New York, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, and part of PLATFORM, UB’s socially engaged design studio.
Talk: Homing: the work of Jason Ferguson and Matt Kenyon
Homing, (re)considers the notion of domesticity through a combination of ideas, metaphors, and objects that take as a starting point aspects and images of the home. In the nearly 10 years that have passed since Kenyon and Ferguson’s MoCAD exhibition the world has undergone a social and political unraveling forcing many to turn inward; to reflect and re-evaluate what is truly meaningful in their lives. Homing will address the heightened intimacy of home while challenging the invisible systems that govern day-to-day existence.
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