Beside the Regents Canal in Bow, a converted warehouse has been the site of some of the most awe-inspiring artworks ever created. What started some 33 years ago in Robin Klassnik's studio has developed into an exemplary model of what a not-for-profit organisation can accomplish on little money but lots of enthusiasm, support and vision. Matt's (named after a dog wouldn't you know) has been transformed over the years by some of contemporary arts most significant artists; Richard Wilson adapted the fabric of the building on more than one occasion and created his slump oil installation 20:50 (1987) and Mike Nelson constructed his seminal work, Coral Reef in 2000. The dynamic exhibition schedule continues for a third decade.
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Matt Stokes: Madman in a Lifeboat
Through an installation of archival material, appropriated objects and a film, Matt Stokes brings to life the alternative belief system of a man he met when he was casting people for his 2010 Art on the Underground project, ‘The Stratford Gaff: A Serio-Comick-Bombastick-Operatick...Film and video Wed April 1st 2015 - Sun May 24th 2015 FreeRead more42-44 Copperfield Rd London London E3 4RR