Open Space #2 Matt Copson

Past exhibition - From 6 July to 23 September 2018

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Open Space #2 Matt Copson
Exhibition

Matt Copson works in multidisciplinary, hybrid forms, drawing on British popular culture, from urban legends and mediaeval fables to comic strips and cartoons, from grunge to punk. His dreamlike, sometimes comical world, tinged with dark humour and irony, is filled with fantastical characters, anthropomorphic figures and amazing animals, particularly foxes and birds.

 

Laser programming - Pieterjan Ruysch / Soundtrack - felicita

 

For Open Space, Matt Copson has created Blorange (2018), a new immersive installation composed of three monumental laser projections accompanied by a soundtrack, in which a teenager recites a monologue: part poem, part manifesto.

THE ARTIST

Matt Copson

Born in 1992, Matt Copson lives and works in London. He graduated in 2014 from London’s Slade School of Fine Art. A rising figure of the young British art scene, he presented his work in the context of both solo and collective exhibitions in England and internationally (Serpentine Gallery (London), IMMA (Dublin), Sharjah Art Foundation (UAE)). In 2017, he participated in the 89+ residency at the Paris Google Cultural Institute.

 

The curators

Ludovic Delalande et Claire Staebler

The essential

From 6 July to 23 September 2018

Your visit

Free downloadable visit application on your iOS and Android smartphone or available on loan at the welcome desk

Short tours: free and without reservation, duration 15 minutes, departures every 30 minutes, French

For your children: notebook of games for 7-12 year olds and iPad application Archi-moi for free download or available at the welcome desk

Prices

  • - Full price €9.00
  • - Family price €20.00
  • - Reduced artist price €4.00

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Matt Copson, Blorange, 2018

Matt Copson, Blorange, 2018

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