Back to Biographies Matthew Perkins
Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Melbourne
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Matthew Perkins’ video and photographic works have been included in exhibitions such as Testing Ground, Melbourne (2009), Figuratively Speaking: The Figure in Contemporary Video Art, Brisbane (2007), Stranger Geography, Italy(2007) and Skin Alive, Canberra & Melbourne (2007). His performative works explore issues of gender and subjective volatility.

He has also curated a number of exhibitions that focus on digital media and the body such as Vernacular Terrain, China, Japan, Australia(2007-8), Anxious Bodies, Melbourne, Hobart(2006-7), and Unsharp/Unconscious, Brisbane, Launceston (2006).
He has also contributed to a number of conferences and books including ‘Post: After the Fact’, published in Testing Ground (Ellikon: Melbourne, 2009) and ‘Historical continuums: video art at the George Paton Gallery’ in Helen Vivien (ed), When You Think About Art: The Ewing & George Paton Galleries 1971-2006 (Melbourne: Macmillan, 2008).

With Professor Anne Marsh he founded the Australian Video Art Archive in 2006 – a project dedicated to the archiving and distribution of Australian video and performance art.


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