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Matthew Kenyon * 1977 in Baton Rouge, lives in Brooklyn et Providence

New-media artist Matt Kenyon is cofounder of SWAMP (Studies of Work Atmosphere and Mass Production), which takes a critical look at the effects of global corporate operations, mass media and military-industrial complexes.

"Matt Kenyon is a new media sculptor who lives and works between Brooklyn and Providence Rhode Island, where he is also an Associate Professor in the Digital + Media Program at the Rhode Island School of Design. From 1999-2012, SWAMP operated as a collaborative bet [...]

New-media artist Matt Kenyon is cofounder of SWAMP (Studies of Work Atmosphere and Mass Production), which takes a critical look at the effects of global corporate operations, mass media and military-industrial complexes.

"Matt Kenyon is a new media sculptor who lives and works between Brooklyn and Providence Rhode Island, where he is also an Associate Professor in the Digital + Media Program at the Rhode Island School of Design. From 1999-2012, SWAMP operated as a collaborative between Kenyon and Douglas Easterly. Kenyon now runs SWAMP solo. Kenyon has participated in numerous collaborations with artists, architects, and technologists, including McLain Clutter, Adam Fure, Tiago Rorke and Wafaa Bilal. Kenyon’s work has been exhibited internationally and collected by institutions including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It has received a number of awards including the distinguished FILE Prix Lux Art prize. Reproductions of SWAMP’s work have been featured in mainstream publications such as Wired and Gizmodo, and also appear in edited volumes such as A Touch of Code (Gestalten Press) and Adversarial Design (MIT Press)."

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