My Generation at Whitechapel

Eva and Franco Mattes, My Generation

Eva and Franco Mattes, My Generation

This is how our work My Generation looks like at Whitechapel, London.

Yes, it’s the computer on the floor.





Image Search Result at The Luminary

Eva and Franco Mattes, Image Search Result

Eva and Franco Mattes, Image Search Result

A few days left to see “Know Yourself” at The Luminary, St. Louis, great show curated by James McAnally. We contributed the work “Internet image search result for “exhausted” printed on various objects by online services”. The word is chosen from our personal web browsing history. Once produced, the objects are delivered directly by the printing company to the exhibition venue, where they’re unpacked, seen for the first time and exhibited.





Hyperallergic on Dark Content

exhib essex dark content ep3 monitor

Nice piece by Ben Valentine on Hyperallergic. BTW, Ep.4 is almost ready…





Also at Whitechapel

Eva and Franco Mattes, Dark Content

BTW, the first 3 episodes of our ongoing work Dark Content will be screened at Whitechapel Gallery during the opening of Electronic Superhighway. It’s a preview of the upcoming Artists’ Film International program, and the proper screening will happen later in the year, but I’m posting this in case you come for the opening. All details here, thanks to GAMeC’s curator Stefano Raimondi for making this happen!





Electronic Superhighway at Whitechapel!

Very excited! Our work My Generation will be part of ‪‎Electronic Superhighway‬ at Whitechapel Gallery in London, curated by Omar Kholeif. Opening is THIS week, see you there!





Know Yourself…

news know yourself exhib

“Understand yourself, accept yourself, but don’t be yourself.” Curated by James McAnally “Know Yourself is a ghostwritten group exhibition exploring unstable circulations among authenticity and ownership featuring Conrad Bakker, Chris Bradley, Marianne Laury, Eva and Franco Mattes, Edra Soto, Julia Weist and other uncredited authors presenting borrowed multiples, recontextualized readymades, gouache paintings of empty stages, karaoke overtures and an attempted takeover of an artist’s search results.”

Opening is January 22nd @ The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri. We’re showing “Internet image search result for ‘exhausted’ printed on various objects by online services”.





We won Creative Capital!

news creative capital

It’s official: we won the Creative Capital Award! Feels so good to receive this grant along with friends and people we admire. Here’s the list of all the funded projects. You’ll hear more about our work in the near future, but for now let’s just celebrate :-)





This challenged us to

quote, sandino scheidegger, without a viewer, this challenged

“Without a viewer”, by Sandino Scheidegger





Families of Objects

the others exhib abrons 2

the others exhib abrons 1

Our work The Others currently installed at Abrons Arts Center, for the show ___Families of Objects, curated by Marco Antonini. The projection is always on, and it’s visible from outside the gallery, so if you happen to be walking on the Lower East Side late at night in melancholic mood you’re welcome to stop by for a lonely view.





Mass Effect

book mass effect

Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Lauren Cornell and Ed Halter, featuring a lot of really really good texts, highly recommended.