Matt Smith’s Large Scale Installation ‘Wunderkammer’ at Collect 2017 | 2-6 February 2017

We are delighted to present Matt Smith’s installation Wunderkammer, a new series funded by the Arts Council England and presented for the first time at COLLECT 2017.

Matt Smith is interested in how history is a manipulated narrative that edits out marginalised histories and presents itself as a fixed and accurate account of the past. His practice often consists of site-specific interventions in museums and public collections. Smith uses craft materials and techniques, infiltrating establishment organisations and shifting their – and their visitors’ – points of reference. In 2015-2016 he was artist in residence at the V&A Ceramics Studio and work has been recently acquired by the V&A Collection.

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