Matt Lipps: Material Matters
Wednesday 16 October 2019
RMIT University, Building 80, Level 2, Lecture Theatre 2
445 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Straight from his studio in Los Angeles, hear artist Matt Lipps discuss his photographic work and the distinct collage and staging technique he has developed over the last 15-plus years of practice. Appropriating images from ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture, Lipps refers to his work as being “in, with, and alongside photography”, investigating how we relate to photography as a shared historical artefact, a means of social engagement, and material object.
Lipps’ work is held in international collections (The Getty, LACMA, SFMOMA, Saatchi Gallery London). He is represented by Marc Selwyn Fine Art (Los Angeles), Jessica Silverman Gallery (San Francisco), and Josh Lilley Gallery (London).
See him here in Melbourne and in the exhibition To the Moon and Back, part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.
To the Moon and Back
Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum
439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant
10am to 5pm, 7 days a week, till 20 October 2019
Ballarat International Foto Biennale
Proudly supported by the Consulate General of the United States of America
Image: Matt Lipps, Dance (detail), 2019. Courtesy of Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco.