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Matt's Gallery

Matt’s Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Mile End funded by Arts Council England and other major trusts and foundations. It is a non-profit organisation specialising in solo exhibitions by established and emerging artists.

Artists who have recently shown at Matt's Gallery include Lindsay Seers, Susan Hiller, Paul Rooney, Willie Doherty, Jimmie Durham and Mike Nelson.

Jonathan Jones, Guardian art critic and juror of the 2009 Turner Prize, recently described Matt's Gallery as a 'utopia', and a 'real friend to art'.

London

United Kingdom
Address:
42–44 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR
E3 4RR
Phone: (020) 8983 1771
Fax: (020) 8983 1435
Website: www.mattsgallery.org




Artists Represented

Jordan Baseman, Jo Bruton, Fiona Crisp, Juan Cruz, Willie Doherty, Graham Fagen, John Frankland, Richard Grayson, Lucy Gunning, Melanie Jackson, Jaroslaw Kozlowski, Nathaniel Mellors, Mike Nelson, Hayley Newman, David Osbaldeston, Lindsay Seers, Imogen Stidworthy, Kate Smith, Matthew Tickle, Alison Turnbull, David Troostwyk


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Jennet Thomas: All Suffering SOON TO END!
14 April - 6 June 2010


Previous Exhibitions

Paul Carter: Hotel
9 September - 1 November 2009

Jordan Baseman: Blue Movie
3–26 July 2009
Fri, Sat and Sun only

Richard Grayson:
The Golden Space City of God
13 May–28 June 2009

Lindsay Seers: It has to be this way
21 January–15 March 2009


Exhibition Photos (1)

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Press Releases

Jennet Thomas:
All Suffering SOON TO END!
14 April - 6 June 2010

Jennet Thomas’ first exhibition at Matt’s Gallery, All Suffering SOON TO END!, comprises narrative film and installation incorporating sculpture, sound and performance.

Thomas has reconstructed the gallery into two interconnecting chambers. In the first, the Dark Chamber, a 30 minute film plays continuously. Escalating into a series of surprising and rhythmic variations, the film depicts a number of elaborate parallel worlds which become increasingly absurd and disturbing. The second Purple Chamber, entered only through the first, houses a further alternate world, theatrically enclosed in purple tickertape tinsel. Key motifs depicted in the film are exaggerated and distorted – as if by centuries of mistranslation
– into sculptural and sound installations, inhabited on occasion by performative presences.

Thomas takes a contemporary evangelical pamphlet – describing the ‘end of days’ – as her inspiration. An imagined characterisation of the pamphlet’s author acts as the film’s main protagonist. This passionate and menacing Purple Preache... [ Read all ]


Location And Getting There

42–44 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR
Tube: Mile End (Central, District and Hammersmith & City Lines)
Bus: 277, D6, 25, 205, 339, D7, 323
DLR: Limehouse
Parking outside gallery (free for disabled badge holders)


Contact-Directors/Staff

Robin Klassnik (Director)
Clare Fitzpatrick (Gallery Manager, Projects)
Hannah Liley (Temporary Gallery Manager, Exhibitions)
Carolyn Thompson (Gallery Manager, Communications)



Opening Times

Wednesday – Sunday 12–6pm