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Matt Nish-Lapidus

Only the dreamer knows it

February 24, 2023
— May 28, 2023

Matt Nish-Lapidus has been commissioned to create a site-specific sound installation as a continuation of our South Stairwell Sound Series, launched in late 2021. Nish-Lapidus’ varied practice probes the myth that computers should be useful rather than beautiful by examining contemporary technoculture, its histories, and its impacts. His work results in diverse outputs including publications, recordings, installations, performances, software, and objects.

About the Artist

Matt Nish-Lapidus is a Toronto-based artist, writer, musician, and designer. He has performed and exhibited with ACUD Macht Neu, Electric Eclectics, InterAccess, ZKM, the Index Biennial of Art and Technology, The Plumb, and more, including many DIY community spaces.

He holds a BFA (Hons.) in New Media from Toronto Metropolitan University and a Master of Visual Studies in Studio Art from The University of Toronto. You can find Matt online and away-from-keyboard under various aliases and collaborations including emenel, New Tendencies, and <blink>.

Matt Nish-Lapidus, 2022. Courtesy of the Artist.

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Patrick Cruz and Simon Grefiel_Goldfish (2020) still_image courtesy of the artist

Upcoming

February 24, 2023
— May 28, 2023
Patrick Cruz
Crown land
Mixed Drinks by Dean Baldwin Lew
October 25, 2022
— January 8, 2023
Dean Baldwin Lew
Mixed Drinks
e-flux - The Triple Folly_Thomas Demand2022
September 12, 2022
— December 18, 2022
On Models
A Collaboration Between e-flux Architecture and MOCA Toronto
Debashi Sinha_ganesh2_web
September 16, 2022
— January 8, 2023
Debashis Sinha
Saṅkhyā Stories: Machine Learning Fables
Sarah Badr - HS02 website_web
October 1, 2022
— January 8, 2023
Sarah Badr
Growth, Change, Decay
05-22_MOCA_Xuan-Ye_LowRes-1_web
May 25, 2022
— July 31, 2022
Xuan Ye
It Takes Spirals to Feed the Spiral