Matt Kenyon is an artist that works in Brooklyn, NY and Providence, Rhode Island. He received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002 and currently is an Associate Professor in the Digital and Media Program at Rhode Island School of Design. Kenyon has been included in national and international shows, including FILE Prix 2010 at Centro Cultural FIESP in São Paulo, Brazil, and Talk to Me at the Museum of Modern Art, NY in 2011. In 2015 Kenyon gave a TED talk on the complexities and social implications of his work Secret Memorial for Civilian Causalities. Kenyon’s art practice resides in the sculptural and digital world, operates under the name S.W.A.M.P. (Studies of Work Atmosphere and Mass Production), and focuses on themes such as mass media, global corporations, and the military-industrial complex.
Matt Kenyon Lecture
Tuesday, September 19, 2017