Matthew Cowan

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Matthew Cowan, Rituale der Gegenwart (Rituals of the Present)

27 August —
05 September 2021

Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, Germany

Writing

HUM travels to Berlin

By Contemporary HUM

05.10.2021

From 01 - 04 October 2021, the HUM team was in Berlin to host our third panel discussion On Civicness. While there, we took the opportunity to catch up with several New Zealand artists - Sam Rountree Williams, Joshua Rutter, Matthew Cowan, and Ben Cauchi - and learn about their current projects.

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HUM travels to Berlin

Studio visits

From 01 - 04 October 2021, the HUM team was in Berlin to host our third panel discussion, On Civicness and participating in public life through art practice. While there, we took the opportunity to catch up with several New Zealand artists and learn about their latest projects.

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Matthew Cowan, Wildness Makes This World

10 December 2020 —
06 March 2021

Kunsthalle Seinäjoki, Finland

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Cathy Carter and Matthew Cowan in Breathtaking: inSPIRACJE 2017 curated by Rob Garrett

30 June —
30 September 2017

Trafostacja Sztuki / Trafo Centre for Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland.

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Matthew Cowan: para field notes

06 April —
22 April 2018

Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

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Matthew Cowan: The Scream of the Strawbear

07 September —
17 November 2019

Kunsthalle Giessen, Gießen, Germany

Writing

Screaming Strawbears and other Strange Engagements

By Tessa Laird

05.07.2019

From Morris dancing to costume making, Berlin-based artist Matthew Cowan and arts writer Tessa Laird discuss Cowan's interest in folklore, the function of tradition in the modern world and the influence of surrealism on his practice. Cowan's exhibition The Scream of the Strawbear opens at Kunsthalle Giessen in Germany on 7 September 2019.