M A T T H E W - R O B I N N Y E

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EDUCATION

2016- CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Humanities (In Progress), Montreal, Canada

2013-16 CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Master of Fine Art, Intermedia, Montreal, Canada

2004-08 ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN B.Des Environmental Design, Toronto, Canada

 

SOLO/FEATURED

2018 Sunlight’s Waltz, Sights of Feeling, Milieux Institute, Montreal, Canada

2018 Sunlight’s Waltz, Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival, Winnipeg

2016 SEROCENE w Jordan Arseneault, Phenomena Festival, Montreal, Canada

2016 Refugia, Site-specific performative installation, Montreal, Canada

2015 Visitations Laura Acosta, Jacinthe Loranger, Matthew-Robin Nye, curated by AN Soubrian, FoFA Gallery, Montreal, Canada

2014 SEROCENE w Jordan Arseneault, MIXNYC, New York, NY

2014 Ublime’s Yawn, Performative Lecture, TOVES Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012 Impossible Architecture and You VS VS VS, Toronto, Canada

2012 Introducing Bulletproof Weave: The Retrospective Butcher Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2011 We Demand Redux w Art Gallery of York University, York University Federation of Students, Toronto Pride Festival, Toronto, Canada

2011 Little Mermaid Singalong with Paper Tiger Television, Public Access Television/MNN, New York, NY

2009 The (Un)usual Space MADE, Toronto, Canada

 

SELECTED GROUP, PERFORMANCES, SCREENINGS

2019 Visiting Hours by k.g. Guttman - visiting image, Gallery TPW, Toronto

2018 The Warble with Tricia Toso, Sights of Feeling, Milieux Institute, Montreal

2015 Captive Portal, curated by Kristoffer Orum, Format Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015 Que Quiere? w Camille Jemelen, M. Wieser, Laura Acosta, Museos del Banco de la República, Bogota (El Parqueadero Space), Bogota, Colombia

2015 Were The Eye Not Sunlike w Marc Wieser, ACRE TV, Chicago, US

2015 So You Think That Was Dance w Camille Jemelen, Bouge D’Ici Festival, Montreal, Canada

2014 Marquer L’Espace Skol Centre des Arts Actuel, Montreal, Canada

2014 Une vie, sous influence… w SenseLab for Encuentro, Articule Gallery, Montreal, Canada

2014 BYOB, In a Flash w Marc Wieser, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

2014 Future Visioning, Prophecy(Yawn), produced by Coral Short and Angela Gabereau, National Queer Arts Festival, San Francisco USA; Les Htmlles, Montreal; CYNETART, Dresden Germany (2015)

2014 Plugs, Assistant Performer w Hannah Heilmann, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014 Almuerzo/Exhibition Ceculpa, Filandia, Quindio, Colombia

2012 Prune in the Sky performance, curated by Hannah Heilmann, TOVES Gallery, Copenhagen

2012 The Infamous and Only Somewhat Ambassadorial Outpost of the Semi-Legitimate Nation of Flux (w Flux Factory), Spanien19c, Århus, Denmark

2012 Flux Factory Drag Race(w Flux Factory), Godsbanen, Århus, Denmark

2012 UNSENSORED: Queer Art and the Church, Leslie/Lohman Museum, New York, NY

2012 RIGHT Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Canada

2012 RIGHT The Sailor’s Way, Jackman Hall (Art Gallery of Ontario), Toronto, Canada

2012 Once More, With Feeling Modtar Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Pin-Up curated by Michael Parke-Taylor, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

2011 Petit Morte: Recollections of a Queer Public curated by Josh Lubin-Levy and Carlos Motta, Forever &Today, Inc., New York, NY

2011 The Instructible Project (w Flux Factory), School of Bifrost, Randers, Denmark

2011 Yoko OHNO! You’re Leaving!, performance, Flux Factory, New York, NY

2011 Democratic Working Title for Now(w Flux Factory), Flux Factory/Armory Arts Week, New York, NY

2011 The Perfumed Handkerchief curated by Alison Ward, Flux Factory, New York, NY

2011 Broketop Mountain Realty (w Greenpeace, Flux Factory), Chelsea Piers, New York, NY

2010 Flux Factory Benefit Auction, Center 548/Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY

2010 New York Alternative Book Fair w Raketa Press, MoMA PS1, New York, NY

2010 Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Rationality, Collaboration curated by Mackenzie Schneider (w Reanimation Library, Flux Factory), DOVA Temporary, Chicago, IL

2010 Field of Dreams, performance, curated by Bruce High Quality Foundation, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Locus Solus (w Flux Factory), Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

2010 Tanlines and a Heat Rash, Flux Factory, New York, NY

2009 Come Up to My Room, w Bruno Billio, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada

 

RESIDENCIES

2015 Studio 303, Summer Residency (w Jordan Arseneault), Montreal, Canada

2015 221A Curatorial Residency Vancouver, Canada

2014 SKOL/SKOOL, Summer Research Residency, Montreal, Canada

2014 Residencia en la Tierra, Colombia

2012 VS VS VS, Toronto, Canada

2012 Trinity Square Video, Themed Commission Program, Toronto, Canada

2010-11 Flux Factory, New York, NY

 

AWARDS

2019-20 Concordia University Public Scholar 

2019 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

2019 Concordia University Graduate Mobility Award

2016-19 Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, Canada

2016-19 Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship, Canada

2018 Canada Council for the Arts Arts Across Canada: Travel Granting Program

2018 Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award, Canada

2018 Concordia University Fine Arts Travel Award, Canada

2018 Concordia GSA Conference Funding Program

2017 Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award, Canada

2016 Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant, Serocene/Ugly Melodies, (in name of Jordan Arseneault), Canada

2016 Concordia University Merit Scholarship, Canada

2015 Graduate Student Association Special Project Grant, Concordia University, Canada

2015 Concordia University Fine Arts Travel Award, Canada

2014 Concordia University Stand-Out Research Award, Canada

2014 Concordia University Small Grants Program, Canada

2014 Danish Arts Council Travel and Research Grant, Denmark

2014 Travel Conference Award, Concordia University, Canada

2012 Ontario Arts Council Travel Grant, Canada

2011 Danish Arts Council DIVA Grant (w Flux Factory), Denmark

2011 Danish Arts Council Travel and Research Grant, Denmark

2008 Dorthy H. Hoover Award for Excellence in Research, OCADU, Canada

 

TALKS, TEACHING

2020 Sessional Instructor, FFAR 298 Sexual Representation in Performing Arts, Concordia University

2019 Panel Respondent, “Visiting Hours” by k.g. Guttman, Gallery TPW, Toronto 

2019 Sessional Instructor, FFAR 298 Sexual Representation in Visual Art, Concordia University

2018 Panel Respondent, Cluster New Music+Integrated Arts Festival, Winnipeg

2017 Artist Talk, “Landscape’s Fabulations”, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil

2017 Artist Talk, “Architecture|Concordia Talks: Matthew-Robin Nye”, Concordia University, Canada

2016 Sessional Instructor, ART-X 280 Interdisciplinary Studio, Concordia University

2014-16 Sectional Instructor, FFAR 250 (Issues in Contemporary Art)w MJ Thompson, Concordia University

2014-15 Teaching Assistant, ART-X 280 with Elisabeth Belliveau and Eva Brandl, Concordia University

2015 Artist Talk, "Architecture...In Progress", Topological Media Lab, Montreal

2014 Workshop, "Daydreaming Workshop" with the Emberra, Armenia, Colombia

2014 Teaching Assistant, Reproductive Media ARTT 398D w Lon Dubinsky, Concordia University

2013 Teaching Assistant, History of Video Art 350 w Renee Baert, Concordia University

2012 Artist Talk, "From the Archives: On John Greyson", Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

2012 Workshop, (w Flux Factory), BGK student group; Bifrost School; Egå High School; Institut for (x), Denmark

2012 Artist Talk, "On Flux Factory and Collectivity" Århus University; Art Academy of Jylland; Godsbanen Institut, Denmark

2010 Artist Talk, "Flux Thursday", Flux Factory, New York, NY

2006 Panelist, Big Talk, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada

 

CONFERENCES, CURATION

2018 Presentation, “Latento: Curation as Research Creation” University Art Association Canada Conference, with Treva Michelle Legassie,  Renata Azevedo Moreira, and k.w. as The Curatorial Research Creation Collective, Waterloo University, Canada

2018 Presentation, “Reading The Artist’s Way” University Art Association Canada Conference, Waterloo University, Canada

2018 Presentation, “Reading The Artist’s Way: Creative Gesture” Capacious: Affect Inquiry / Making Space, Millersville University, PA, USA

2018 Presentation, “Turbulent propositions, emergent relations: Difficult Proposals and what might come from them” Running with Concepts: The Empathic Edition, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto

2017 Guest curator, Fabulações da Paisagem, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil

2017 Presentation: "Crashing Worldings Together" Uncertain Futures Symposium, Canadian Association for American Studies, OCAD U

2017 Co-Convener, work group: Mapping Queer Intimate Geographies/Finding Refugia; Decolonizing Bodies, Places and Identities, Hemispheric Institute Convergence Graduate Conference, York University, Toronto 

2017 Principal Convener, Dirty Disciplines, Wild Knowledges: How is our Work Given Vital Form in a Time of ADisciplinarity?, Concordia University Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Montreal

2016 "How Do We Make Ourselves a Proposition?" A SenseLab Proposition for a Whiteheadean Laboratory Conference at the Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA, USA.

2016 Workshop, “Pack a Landscape and a Snack”, Words & [] – A Durational Conference of Art and Thought, Montreal, Canada

2015 Curatorial Project, Queer Space: Architecture by Artists 221A Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015 Workshop, "Mapping and Diagrams: The Appetite of the Event" w the Senselab, Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico

2014 Presentation, “Ublimé’s Yawn”, Utopian Studies Conference, Montreal

2007 Curatorial Project, Installation in Progress: Wall+Paper III For Nuit Blanche, XPACE Gallery/Nuit Blanche,Toronto, Canada

2006 Curatorial Project, Wall+Paper II, XPACE Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2006 Principal Convener, Imaging Change: Creativity Responds to Children Affected by HIV/ AIDS, OCADU, MARS Institute, Toronto, Canada

2006 Curatorial Project, What If Ikea Was Canadian?, XPACE Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2005 Curatorial Project, Start Caring!, XPACE Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2005 Curatorial Project, The Wall+Paper Show, XPACE Gallery, Toronto, Canada

 

CATALOGUES, JOURNALS

2018 ‘The Warble’, w Tricia Toso, Planetary Futures online project

2017 ‘Through the Looking Glass: Seven Reflections on the Maritime Plaza Hotel’, Architecture|Concordia Journal

2016 ‘How to Carry a Landscape’, Inflexions Journal, Open Humanities Press

2015 Spiffy Moves, Inaugural Issue, Montreal, CAN

2012 The Infamous and Only Somewhat Ambassadorial Outpost of the Semi-Legitimate Nation of Flux (w Flux Factory), Spanien19c, Århus,DK

2012 Prune in the Sky by Hannah Heilmann, TOVES, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Petit Morte: Recollections of a Queer Public, C Motta and J Lubin-Levy, Forever & Today NY

2011 The Perfumed Handkerchief by Alison Ward, Flux Factory, New York, NY

 

COMMITTEES, MEMBERSHIPS

2018- Curatorial Research Creation Collective, Mileux Institute, Montreal

2018- Institute for Urban Futures Advisory Board member, Montreal

2016- Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts Advisory Committee, Concordia University

2014- Senselab Immediations Collaborator, Milieux Institute, Montreal

2016-18 Interdisciplinary Humanities Student Union representative, Concordia University

2016 Faculty of Fine Arts Departmental Appraisal Committee (secretary), Concordia University

2010-13 Flux Factory collective member, New York

2007 Department of Design Dean Search Committee, OCAD U

2006 Committee Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Ontario College of Art and Design