From explorations of the ways in which fashion lends itself to self-representation to investigations into the economic and ecological effects of ‘fast fashion,’ the exhibition reveals how clothing becomes a means of activism and protest. (more…)
Rodrigo Matheus was born in São Paulo in 1974 and currently lives and works in Paris.
Among his recent solo exhibitions are: Soft Spectacle, Ibid Gallery, Los Angeles, 2017; Ornament and Crime, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels, 2016; Do Rio e para é to Rio and from, Galeria Silvia Cintra + Box 4, Rio de Janeiro, 2014; Collision of Real Dreams in Parallel Universes, Manuel António da Mota Foundation, Porto, 2013.
His participation in group shows include: Fade in 2: Ext. Modernist Home – Night, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 2017; Fade in: Int. Art Gallery – Day, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, 2016; Museum On/Off, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2016; What Separates Us, Brazil Room, the Embassy of Brazil, London, 2016; Le Parfait Flâneur, Palais de Tokyo, Hors Les Mûrs, Halle Girard, Lyon, 2015; 3. Bienal da Bahia, MAM Bahia, Salvador, 2014; Imagine Brazil, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, 2013; 32. Panorama da Arte Brasileira, MAM SP, São Paulo, 2011.
His work is present in important collections; such as Instituto Inhotim, Brumadinho, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, MAM, São Paulo, and Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo.