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Matthew Sloly

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Matthew-sloly

Lives in
Toronto, Canada

Works in
Toronto, Los Angeles

Website

Schools
Art Center College of Design, 2002, MFA
The Ontario College of Art and Design, 1994, AOCAD

Representing galleries

Tags
installation, video, conceptual, sci-fi

Statement
project at studio museum

Philosophy of Time Travel

site-specific installation opening at

 Studio Museum, Harlem, NY on April 11, 2007

in collaboration with:  

Olga Koumoundouros, Vincent Johnson, Edgar Arceneaux, Rodney McMillian

Production shots taken March, 2007

 Residency at Armory Center for the Arts Northwest, Pasadena, CA 

 

biography

EDUCATION

2002 MFA, ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN, Graduate Studies in Fine Art Program

Studied with: Mike Kelley, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Steve Prina, Sylvere Lotringer, Michael Heim, Michael Dobry,

Norman Klein, Dietrich Dietrichsen

1994 AOCAD, THE ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Experimental Arts, Drawing and Painting,

Studied with: Ean Car-Haris, John Scott, Jim Tiley

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS [* = solo show]

Oct. 18, 2003 *ROLLING CALF & SCAPEGOAT IN THE PUTREFYING STATE

ADAMSKI GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Passstrasse 14, Aachen, Germany

Oct. 14, 2003 *ROLLING CALF & SCAPEGOAT IN THE PUTREFYING STATE

SUSANNE VIELMETTER LOS ANGELES PROJECTS, 5363 Wilshire Boulevard, LA, California, USA

Aug. 30, 2003 THREADING TECHNOLOGY

THE BREWERY PROJECT, 2100 North Main Street, Los Angeles, California, USA

Curated by: Christina Valentine

Aug. 16, 2003 WORKS ON PAPER BY GALLERY ARTISTS

ADAMSKI: GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Passstrasse 14, Aachen, Germany

Group show with gallery artists.

May 10, 2003 LIFE BY DESIGN: EVERYDAY DIGITAL CULTURE

BEALL CENTER FOR ART AND TECHNOLOGY, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA

Oct. 5, 2002 MFA THESIS SHOW: CRYSTAL/SLUR/CONSTELLATION

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN, 10 E. Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, California, USA

Online: http://www.matthew.sloly.net/thesis

Jan. 23, 2002 RAW DRAW

PASADENA CITY COLLEGE ART GALLERY, 157 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California, USA

In collaboration with: Edgar Arceneaux, Curt Forman, Hugo Hopping, Dr. Jeffrey Stuart, Vincent Johnson

Curated by: Geoffrey Allen

Apr. 11, 2001 TRANSITE: WORLD++

Los Angeles section, World++, ActiveWorlds Universe, ActiveWorlds, http://www.activeworlds.com

Presented by: ELECTRONIC ORPHANAGE, 975 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, California, USA, and

CYBERFORUM, http://cyberforum.artcenter.edu

Curated by: Miltos Manetas

Mar. 1, 2001 TRANSITE: VWD

VWD, Eduverse Universe, ActiveWorlds, http://www.activeworlds.com/

Presented by: CYBERFORUM, http://cyberforum.artcenter.edu

Oct. 26, 2000 EXQUISITELY WROUGHT

THE BREWERY PROJECT, 2100 North Main Street, Los Angeles, California, USA

Curated by: John O’brien

Oct. 15, 1999 THE SLIDE SHOW

THE MONEY HOUSE FOUNDATION, 28 Tecomseth St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Jinhan Ko, and Jacson McDade

Sept. 30, 1999 THE ART FIRM FALL COLLECTION: AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING ART SHOW UNDER THE STARS

THE ART FIRM, 137 Tecumseth St., Unit 13, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Jason McIsack

Aug. 21, 1999 TRANSMUTE: VIRTUAL ARTIST COMPONENT

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Online: http://www.mcachicago.org/transmute

Curated by: Joshua Decter

ARTIFICE 98: CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ART MONTREAL

Jun. 18, 1998 THE GALLERY OF THE SAIDYE BRONFMAN CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

209 Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

July 9, 1998 209 Ste. Catherine East, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Curated by: Marie-Michele Cron, David Liss, John Massier, Katia Meir

May 28, 1998 FUNCT 98: FOTOFEIS AT THE ARCHES

THE ARCHES, 30 Midland St., Glasgow, Scotland

Curated by: Allice Angus

Presented by: FOTOFEIS

FRAGILE ELECTRONS: TWENTY YEARS OF COLLECTING CANADIAN VIDEO ART

Jan. 14, 1999 MENDEL ART GALLERY, 950 Spadina Cr. East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Dec. 12, 1998 ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCOTIA, 1742 Hollis St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Apr. 17, 1998 NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, 380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Nicole Gingras, Wayne Baerwaldt, Kim Tomczak, Lisa Steele

Mar. 11, 1998 DRAAW, STRAANGER, DRAAAW

http://www.plugin.mb.ca/index.htm

Curated by: Wayne Baerwaldt

Feb. 3, 1998 DRAW, STRANGER

PLUG IN, 286 McDermott Av., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Curated by: Wayne Baerwaldt

Nov. 2, 1997 SOUND SPHERE SUNDAY: GRAND OPPENNING

CLUB SHANGHAI, 247 Spadina Av., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presented by: T.E.S.T. and IAO PRODUCTIONS

Aug. 17, 1997 SCARBERIA: ART AT 114 BUSHMILLS SQUARE

114 Bushmills Sq., Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Luis Jacob, and Matthew Sloly

Presented by: THE SHADOWY COLLECTIVE and GALLERIE LARGENESS WORLD OF ART

DETERMINING SILENCE

Mar. 15, 1997 Main site: 19 Charlotte St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mar. 12, 1997 Satellite site: THE TREE HOUSE GALLERY, 24 Mercer St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presented by: DEAD INDUSTRY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE

Feb. 22, 1997 SYNTHESIS: A CROSSROADS IN SUBCULTURE: VIDEO PROPAGANDADA SECTION

330 Dundas St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Luis Jacob

Presented by: GALERIE LARGENESS WORLD OF ART in association with T.E.S.T. and IAO PRODUCTIONS

Dec. 5, 1996 M5V5T: VANCOUVER-TORONTO RETURN

VIDEO IN STUDIOS, 1965 Main St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Curated by: Andrew Power

Oct. 5, 1996 DIZZY

FREE PARKING, #605, 410 Adelaide St. W. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Luis Jacob

Presented by: THE INSTITUTE FOR OPTIMISTIC LIVING

Feb. 10, 1995 BETWEEN EYE AND HAND

96 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Curated by: Hugh Alcock and Mikael Sandblom

Presented by: DEAD INDUSTRY ARTISTS’ COLLECTIVE

AWARDS/HONORS

2003 NEW MEDIA RESEARCH & PRODUCTION GRANT

BEALL CENTER FOR ART AND TECHNOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, URIVINE

1996 CANADA COUNCIL VISUAL ARTISTS' C-GRANT

1992 AV ISAAC TUITION SCHOLARSHIP FOR PROFICIENCY IN CONTEMPORARY DRAWING

THE ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

1991 GEORGE A. REID AWARD FOR PROFICIENCY IN EXPERIMENTAL ARTS

THE ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

CONFERENCES/RESIDENCIES

2001 Invited participant, 9/11-N2N NETWORKS TO NANOSYSTEMS: ART, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN TIMES

OF CRISIS, Organized by: Victoria Vesna (UCLA), Sharon Dniel (UCSC), Robert Nideffer (UCI)

2001 Invited to speak at THE HUMAN GENEROSITY PROJECT CONFERENCE, on the subject of why artists

should assume an active role in the development of the technical infrastructure for cyberspace

THE BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, Banff, Alberta, Canada

1999 Invited to present work at NAVIGATING INTELLIGENCE: A STRATEGIC SUMMIT

THE BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, Banff, Alberta, Canada

1998 Invited to present work and participated in panel discussion with Robert Ouellette, Gary Michael Dault on the

subject of architecture for a hypothetical New Media Centre, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, SCHOOL OF

ARCHITECTURE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1997 Resident artist, THE APOCALYPSO THEMATIC RESIDENCY, and FLESH EATING TECHNOLOGY

CONFERENCE, THE BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, Banff, Alberta, Canada

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/AFFILIATIONS

2003 - Lead Singer, SUBWOOFER

2001 - Steering Committee, TEA-TIME (Formerly CROQUET) OPEN SOURCE INITIATIVE, an initiative to develop an

Object Oriented OS with a 3D Graphical User Interface, with the intent of supporting online multi-user virtual

worlds. The programming team is headed by Dr. Alan Kay.

2001 - 2002 Member METAPHORICAL COMPUTING WORK GROUP, a multi-institutional interdisciplinary think-tank

concerned with the intersection of AI and alternative user interface paradigms, chaired by Michael Dobry, The

department of Industrial Design, ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

1995 - 1997 Member DEAD INDUSTRY ARTIST'S COLLECTIVE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1991 - 2003 Lead Singer MOC

Represented by: TOMMY TONE RECORDS, http://www.interlog.com/~cryptik/

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Corey Jackson. “IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: ARTISTS USE THE POWER OF THEIR MINDS TO

CREATE LANDSCAPES AND PASSAGEWAYS IN THE HUMAN BODY”. DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 141, No. 48,

November 6, 2000, Los Angeles

ARTIFICE- THE SEQUEL”. THE GAZETTE, Jul. 25, 1998, Montreal

COUP DOUBLE”. VOIR, Jul. 16-22, 1998, Montreal

ARTS VISUELS”. LE DEVOIR, Jul.10, 1998, Montreal

FRAGILE ELECTRONS: TWENTY YEARS OF COLLECTING VIDEO ART (exhibition brochure). NATIONAL

GALERY OF CANADA, 1998, Ottawa

SCARBERIA”. MIX: THE MAGAZINE OF ARTIST-RUN CULTURE, pg.24, vol. 23.2, fall 1997, Toronto

Andrew Zealley. “CELEBRATE: FULL MOON MOTION”. XTRA!, pg. 37, issue 327, May 8, 1997, Toronto

Rosie Levine. “ALL THE WORLDS A STAGE: AIMLESS ATTENTION”. NOW, pg. 58, Jan 30, 1997, Toronto

Michael Buckland, Jill Henderson, Anda Kubis, and Dai Skuse. FREE PARKING. INSTITUTE FOR

OPTIMISTIC LIVING, 1997, Toronto

Hue Alcock. BETWEEN EYE AND HAND (exhibition catalogue). DEAD INDUSTRY, 1995, Toronto

Recent Exhibits

Matthew Sloly participated in these exhibits:

May, 2008 Informal Architectures
Plug In ICA
 
Apr, 2007 Philosophy of Time Travel
Studio Museum in Harlem
 
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