Document 54231

Born 1956, Germany
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia
Bachelor of Fine Art, RMIT, Melbourne
Solo Exhibitions
(Forthcoming), Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
En Pointe, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
Vavara Beyond Memory, Installation at Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong
Broken Spell, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
Arabesque, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
Vavara: Beyond Memory, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
The River, Smyrnios Gallery, Melbourne
Works on Paper, Smyrnios Gallery, Melbourne
The Way of the Animal Powers, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
Myths and Secrets, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne
Recent Paintings, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
Paintings & Works on Paper, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
Magda Matwiejew, Anima Gallery, Melbourne
Paintings & Works on Paper, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
Magda Matwiejew, Pinacotheca, Melbourne
Magda Matwiejew: Paintings, Pinacotheca, Melbourne
Magda Matwiejew, Pinacotheca, Melbourne
Selected Group Exhibitions
Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival, July, Edgemar Center for the Arts,
Santa Monica, California, USA
Videoart Festival Miden, July, Katamata, Greece
SoCal Creative & Innovative Film Festival, June, Pasadena, California
Conflict: Contemporary Responses to War, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane
Vienna Independent Shorts, Animation Avantgarde Selection, Vienna, Austria
MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Festival, Fort Monostor, Budapest,
ANIMFEST Athens International Animation Festival, Athens, Greece
Chilimonos, International Animation Festival, Santiago, Chili
AVIF, Art Film Festival, Cannes, France
Cinewest, Shire Internatinal Short Film Festival, Sydney. Australia
Vavara Beyond Memory, Myer Gallery, Geelong Gallery, Australia
Videoholica International Video Art Festival (Out of Focus), Varna, Bulgaria
MashRome Film Festival, Rome, Italy
Portland Oregan Womens Film Festival, Portland, Orgegan, USA
ALTER-NATIVE International Film Festival, Targu-Mures, Transylvania, Romania
Look of Women From the World, FDVLAB, Milan, Italy
Flatland International Film Festival, Lubok, Texas, USA
Flatland International Film Festival, Lubok, Texas, USA
Videoholica International Video Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria
Painted Lips and Lolly Sticks: Sexy Film Festival, Ottawa, Canada
Verona Video Festival, Verona, Italy
Black Box White Cube: Aspects of Performance in Contemporary Australian Art,
The Arts Centre, Melbourne
Female Eye Festival, Toronto, Canada
St Kilda Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Painted Lips and Lolly Licks: The Sexy Film Festival, Ottawa,
London Independent Film Festival, London, UK
Sexy International Paris Film Festival, Paris, France
Tiburon International Film Festival, Tiburon, San Francisco, USA
The Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Cinerail Festival, International Festival Train and Metro on Film, Paris, France
EnhanceTV ATOM awards, Melbourne
Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison, April
Shorts Shorts Film Festival. “Stop Global Warming “ Academy Awards Accredited.
“Broken Spell”
Tokyo. Japan
INVIDEO 2008 by AIACE ,”Insect” 12 -16 November, Milan, Italy
Istanbul International Animation Festival . “Broken spell” 21-30 November, Turkey
Broken Spell finalist for best experimental at the Enhance TV
Awards. 24 October, Melbourne
Sexy International Fi;m Festival, “INSECT” 6th Sept, Melbourne
Tokyo Film Festival, part of the Yokohama Art Project , partnered by TEPIA.
Advanced Technology Gallery . Tokyo. 18 -25 October. “dotcom” Courtesy of
Vernacular Terrain IDA projects, Japan
MIR festival , Melina Cultural Center Athens, “Broken Spell”. 20 September. Greece
Urban Identity - Video Art & Architecture event at Monkeytown in
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.
March 30 “ Broken Spell”
Liquid Room, Broken Spell, Video Art & Architecture event at the National Center for
Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow, Russia
IDAP The Vernacular Terrain, Broken Spell, SonZhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Westgarth Film festival, Broken Spell, Palace Westgarth Cinema, Melbourne
The Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF), Broken Spell, Melbourne
IDAP The Vernacular Terrain, Broken Spell, Queensland University of Technology,
Creative Industries Block Gallery, Brisbane
After Urban, Video Art & Architecture event at Monkeytown in Williamsburg,
Brooklyn, New York, USA
After Urban, Broken Spell, Video Art & Architecture event at the 4th Edition of the
International Experimental Film Festival, Florean Museum, Carbunari, Baia Mare,
Digital Long Island Festival, IMAC Theatre, New York, USA
NYC Downtown Film Festival, Insect, audience choice screenings, Duo Theatre,
New York, USA
IDAP, Insect, ZAIM Art Space Yokohama, partnership with Yokohama Art Project,
City of Yokohama and the Japan Foundation, Yokohama, Japan
After Urban, Insect, San Salvador, Colonia, San Benito, Cultural Center of Spain,
Elsalvador, South America
After Urban, Nomad Urban Video Festival, Bucharest, Romania
The Darwin Festival, Darwin, Australia
Athens Video Art Festival, Insect, Technopolis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
The Dashangzi International Art Festival, Insect and Broken Spell, curated by Zhu
Qu Art District, Beijing, China
San Diego Womens Film Festival 2007, Insect, Museum of Photographic Arts and
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, San Diego, USA
St Kilda Film Festival, Insect, George Cinemas, Melbourne
Liquid Room, Insect, Cultural Communication Center Klaipeda, Lithuania
IDA/Harries, Insect, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
IDA Harries, Insect, Pinnacles Regional Art Gallery, Townsville, QLD Australia
San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival, Insect, Minna Gallery, San
Francisco, USA
After Urban, Insect, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Winsconsin Film Festival, Insect, Madison, USA
Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF), Insect, Melbourne
New Media-Film-Video-Photomedia, Insect, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Atom Awards, Insect, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, ACMI Cinemas,
To Much Freedom, Arabesque, LA Freewaves New Media Arts, UCLA Center
Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Meeting Place, Keeping Place, George Adams Gallery, The Arts Centre, Melbourne
Temporary Cities, Arabesque, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow,
Temporary Cities, Insect, Cultural Communication Centre of Klaipeda, Lithuania
The Harries: National Digital Art Award, Queensland University of Technology, Arts
Precinct, QLD
The San Francisco Women’s Film Festival, Arabesque, San Francisco, USA
Indiana International Video Art And Architecture Festival, Arabesque, Indiana
University Art Gallery, USA
River's Edge Film Festival, Arabesque, International Art Expo Collection, Paducah,
Kentucky USA
Temporary Identities, Arabesque, The Third Novosibirsk International Festival of
Digital Imaging, Animation & Video-Art, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia
White mantle - the winter landscape in Australian art, Vavara, Geelong Gallery,
Geelong, VIC
New Media-Film-Video-Photomedia, Arabesque, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
International Digital Art Awards, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania,
International Digital Art Awards, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA, Melbourne
International Digital Art Awards, Vavara, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Sight Specific South, Vavara, Lume Laneway Screen Space, Melbourne
Metamorphosis, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
Nature, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
Ansett Art Award, Hamilton Art Gallery, VIC
Miniatures, Realites Gallery, Melbourne
Artists Against Animal Experimentation, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
Selected Works, Realites Gallery, Melbourne
Notations, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne
A New Generation, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Lischi, S; Land and Skies , Exhibition of Video and Cinema Beyond, Invideo
catalogue, p.81
Watts, R; The Space In Between, Broken Spell exhibition catalogue, Karen
Woodbury Gallery
Danzig, S; The Vernacular Terrain Survey Catalogue 1999 to 2008, Magda
Matwiejew, Broken Spell, p.51
Australian Film Commission, Australian Short Films 2007/2008, Animation, Broken
Spell, pp.117
Australian Film Commission, Australian Short Films 2006/2007, Experimental,
Insect, pp.148 & 160
Honghai, W & Danzig, S; 2006 International Digital Art and Harries National Digital
Art Awards, New Medium Art Lab, Beijing Film Academy, Catalogue, Insect, Magda
Matwiejew, Beijing, China.
UCLA Daily Bruin, Los Angeles, Weekend Review, Freewaves New Media Arts
Festival, Illustraltion (Arabesque), 1 November
The Harries National Digital Art Award, Exhibition Catalogue, p.19
White Mantel, Exhibition Catalogue, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC
Angelatos, V; Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair 2006, exhibition
Backhouse, M; Arabesque, The Age, Critics, 18 Feb, p.24
Gill, H; Appeal of the unreal, Herald Sun, Visual Art, 22 Feb, p.6
Hall, L; The Falls before the Falls, The Herald Sun, Visual Art, 1 Aug
Hardiman, C; Chalk and Cheese, Arts and Writing Program, Radio 3WBC, Interview,
Hill, P; White Mantle, Landscapes cloaked in winter’s splendor, The Age, Metro, 11
Jul, p.14
Tonkin, S; Meeting Place, Keeping Place, Exhibition Catalogue, The Melbourne Arts
Centre, Melbourne
Zevela, D; Digital Games. Digital Winners, Real Time, Winter, p.27
Zuvela, Danni; IDAA and The Harries, Eyeline, Contempory Visual Arts, #61 Spring
2006, p49
International Digital Awards, Desk Top: Australian Design Digital Culture Magazine,
Illustration, 5 Apr
About Town, The Australian Financial Review, 8-14 July, p.43
Nelson, R; Russian dream rendered purposeful, The Age, Agenda Magazine,
Sightlines - Critical exhibition guide, 16 Jul, p.8
The A List - What’s on Today, The Age, A3 Arts, 22 Jul, p.11
Giudici, A; What’s on this week, The Sunday Age, Agenda Magazine, 18 Jul, p.21
Crawford, A; Review, Sunday Age, Agenda Magazine, 11 Jul, p.21
Rooney, R; Galleries, A Select Short List, The Australian, 9 Apr
McCulloch, S; Review Visual Arts, Herald Sun, 30 Mar
Zimmer, J; The beast in Man on Display, Arts, The Sun Herald, 5 Aug
Neylon, J; A work of arts elusive commodity: Expression, The Adelaide Advertiser,
27 May
Catalano, G; Art, The Age, Oct
Millar, R; Entertainment - Art Exhibitions, The Herald Sun, 18 Oct
Carmichel, R; Artscene, The Herald Sun, 21 Mar
Holloway, M; Art, The Age, 15 Mar
Millar, R; Small is Beautiful, Herald Sun, 22 Mar, p.24
Eagle, M; Art And Entertainment, The Age, 30 May
McCulloch, A; Art, The Age, May
Best Experimental Animation, Pretty Ballerina, 2010 Enhance TV ATOM Awards
(finalist), Melbourne
Best Experimental Animation, Journey From Pinsk, 2009 Enhance TV ATOM
Awards (finalist), Melbourne
Best Animation Film Award, The 7 Annual Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto,
Best Experimental Section, Broken Spell, 2008 Enhance TV ATOM Awards (finalist),
Best Experimental Animation, Insect, San Francisco Women’s Film Festival,
Best Experimental Animation, Insect, Enhance TV ATOM Awards, Melbourne
(finalist), Melbourne
Australian War Memorial Art Collection
BHP Billiton Art Collection, Melbourne
Geelong Regional Gallery, VIC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
National Gallery of Victoria
Philip Morris Collection, Melbourne
The University of Melbourne Collection
INVIDEO by A.I.A.C.E., Milan, Italy