Eva & Franco Mattes
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Selected Solo Exhibitions
Annoying Japanese Child Dinosaur Dockswiss Gallery, Lucerne, Switzerland (2007)
13 Most Beautiful Avatars Postmasters Gallery, New York (2007)
LOL Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia, Italy (2007)
13 Most Beautiful Avatars Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York (2006)
United We Stand Postmasters Gallery, New York (2005)
Nike Ground Experience Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia, Italy (2005)
Selected Group Exhibitions
Performa07 Artists Space, New York
Ars Electronica Linz, Austria
New Economy Artists Space, New York
Sparkle Then Fade Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, USA
Gameworld Laboral Art Center, Gijon, Spain

Le paradoxe du Comédien Collection Lambert, Avignon
Human Game Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Florence

Prospective Sites. Aktuelle Kunst in Europa 25 Peaces, public space of Austria
From mini-FM to hacktivists Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
If it's too bad to be true, it could be 'disinformation' Apexart Gallery, New York
Rhizome ArtBase 101 New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Zero Interest! Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
Just do it! Lentos Museum of Modern Art, Linz, Austria

Ipermercati dell’Arte Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
Systemstörung Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany
Nine Points of the Law NBGK Gallery, Berlin
Reactivity: Unpredictable Past ICC, Tokyo
A perfect day for bananafish Postmasters Gallery, New York
Quadriennale d'Arte di Roma Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Torino, Italy

Bienal de fotografía Tenerife, Spain
The Conquest of Ubiquity Fundación Caja Murcia, Spain
New York Digital Salon World Financial Center, New York
Critical Conditions Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA

World Information Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
Punto.dot Galería Punto, Valencia, Spain
Ars Electronica Festival Linz, Austria
Sónar Centre d'Art St. Monica, Barcelona
Manifesta 4 Frankfurt
I Love You, computer-virus-hacker-culture Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt
Intermedium2 ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

Media Connection Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
Valencia Biennial Valencia, Spain
49th Venice Biennial Slovenian Pavilion, Venice
Double Life Generali Foundation, Vienna
The Last Futurist Show Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ars Electronica Festival Linz, Austria
Vanished Paths: crisis of representation and iconoclasm in Art Palazzo Bonaguro, Bassano, Italy
Selected conferences and lectures

The Message is the Message MICA, Baltimore, USA
The Message is the Message Columbia University, New York

Media actionism Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
0100101110101101.ORG Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano

I Trucchi dell’Avanguardia Museo della Permanente, Milan
Reactivity: Unpredictable Past ICC, Tokyo
Jamming Culture Centro de Arte Juan Ismael, Canary Islands, Spain

0100101110101101.ORG Caja de Ahorras del Mediterráneo, Valencia, Spain
Mediations: Archeologies and transformation in the electronic sphere Austrian Cultural Institute, New York

Korea Web Art Festival Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
The Real, the Desperate, the Absolute Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
The Society of Control De Balie, Amsterdam
Arte en Linea Fundacion la Caixa, Barcelona

ZAC99 Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Grants and awards
New York Prize, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Academy at Columbia University (2006)
The Thing Residency, New York (2005)
ICC commission, ICC, Tokyo (2004)
Public Netbase Commission, Vienna (2003)
Intermedium2 commission, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich (2002)
Jerome commission, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2001)
Honorary mention, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (2000)
Second prize, Electronic media art competition, Fraunhofer E-Business Innovation Center, Stuttgart, Germany (2000)
First prize, Viper Festival, Basel (2000)
Public collections
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
MEIAC, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
21c Museum, Louisville, USA
David Howe Foundation, New York
MAK, Vienna
Selected Bibliography
Serge Lemoine, L'Art moderne et contemporain, Larousse, Paris 2006
Mark Getlein, Gilbert's Living With Art, McGraw-Hill, San Francisco 2006
Gabriella Giannachi, Politics, New Media, Theatre: Performing the Virtual, Routledge, London and New York 2006
Reena Jana, Mark Tribe, New Media Art, Taschen, Koln 2006
Tom Corby (edited by), Network Art: Practices and Positions, Taylor & Francis, London 2006
Joline Blais, Jon Ippolito, At the Edge of Art, Thames & Hudson, London 2005
Joan Rothfuss, Elizabeth Carpenter (edited by), Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole: Walker Art Center Collections, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 2005
Kembrew McLeod, Freedom of Expression (R): Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity, Doubleday/Random House, London 2005
Rachel Greene, Internet Art, Thames & Hudson, London 2004
Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Thames & Hudson, London 2003