Author Archives: Pilar Mata Dupont

About Pilar Mata Dupont

Visual artist. She works with video, photography, performance, and design. Her work explores the notions of nationalism, identity, and mythology as psychological triggers of nostalgia, through parables and highly cinematic and theatrical methods. Mata Dupont’s photographs and films work with national narratives from several countries, including Australia, Finland and South Korea. Her technically refined pieces explore the spectacular dimension of image and its power of attraction. Her work has been shown at group exhibitions at The Secession Building in Vienna, Austria (2014); the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Japan (2014); Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Germany (2012); the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia (2012 and 2008); Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France (2011); the 17th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2010); and others. She won the prestigious Basil Sellers Art Prize in 2010, in partnership with her collaborator Tarryn Gill. Pilar Mata Dupont lives and works between Perth, Australia and Rotterdam, Netherlands. / É artista visual. Atua com vídeo, fotografia, performance e design. Investiga as ideias de nacionalismo, identidade e mitologia enquanto gatilhos psicológicos da nostalgia através de parábolas e métodos altamente cinematográficos e teatrais. Suas fotografias e filmes trabalham com narrativas nacionais de diversos países, como Austrália, Finlândia e Coréia do Sul. Pelo refinamento técnico, explora a dimensão espetacular da imagem e seu poder de atração. Suas obras já foram exibidas em exposições coletivas no The Secession Building, Viena, Áustria (2014); Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japão (2014); Akademie der Künste, Berlim, Alemanha (2012); Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Austrália (2012 e 2008); Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, França (2011); 17th Biennale of Sydney, Austrália (2010); entre outras. Ganhou o prestigioso prêmio Basil Sellers Art Prize em 2010, em parceria com sua colaboradora Tarryn Gill. Vive e trabalha entre Perth, Austrália, e Roterdã, Holanda.

My second residency at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio, USA // Minha segunda residência no Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio, EUA

Detail of still, ‘Shuffle’ (2017/18), three-channel video, 8’06” // Detalhe do still de ‘Shuffle’ (2017/18), vídeo de três canais, 8’06” Still from ‘The Ague’ (2018), single-channel projection with 5.1 surround sound, 12’18″// Still do vídeo ‘The Ague’ (2018), projeção de

My second residency at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio, USA // Minha segunda residência no Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio, EUA

Detail of still, ‘Shuffle’ (2017/18), three-channel video, 8’06” // Detalhe do still de ‘Shuffle’ (2017/18), vídeo de três canais, 8’06” Still from ‘The Ague’ (2018), single-channel projection with 5.1 surround sound, 12’18″// Still do vídeo ‘The Ague’ (2018), projeção de

Workshops for ‘Interview Narrative Project’ (working title) at the Wexner Center for the Arts // Oficinas para “Interview Narrative Project” (título provisório) no Wexner Center for The Arts

Last week, at the Wexner Center for the Arts, I undertook two, three-hour workshops with theatre actors, Acacia Duncan (Available Light Theater), Adrienne Oehlers, Alanna Gibson (Mad Lab Theater), Diego Arellano, Eleni Papaleonardos (Available Light Theater), and dramaturge/theatre-maker J. Briggs Cormier. Paul

Workshops for ‘Interview Narrative Project’ (working title) at the Wexner Center for the Arts // Oficinas para “Interview Narrative Project” (título provisório) no Wexner Center for The Arts

Last week, at the Wexner Center for the Arts, I undertook two, three-hour workshops with theatre actors, Acacia Duncan (Available Light Theater), Adrienne Oehlers, Alanna Gibson (Mad Lab Theater), Diego Arellano, Eleni Papaleonardos (Available Light Theater), and dramaturge/theatre-maker J. Briggs Cormier. Paul