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  • AiRM

    AiRM 2016 St Clement’s Church, Old Romney AiRM 2016 St Clement’s Church, Old Romney from MattRowe on Vimeo. ‘No form of manufacturing had a greater impact upon the economy and society of medieval Europe than did those industries producing cloths from various kinds of wool’ Matt Rowe’s installation invites participants to simulate the atmospheric conditions…

  • Dark Harvest

      Client: Strange Cargo. Dark harvest was a public art work that engaged a broad range residents of Cherition. Lead artist Matt Rowe provided participants with a digital pallet of traditional corn dolly motifs.  Residents then selected aspects of the various corn dolly’s and worked with Matt to realise a custom motif for there home. At the…

  • I-Spy Island

    Client: Folkestone Triennial. Come along to a fun family workshop led by local artist Matt Rowe. I-spy Island workshop will explore the imaginary landscape of an I-spy Island.  Work together to create your own fresnel lantern and help to build a colourful collaborative Harbour Beacon sculpture inspired by the Triennial works of Alex Hartley and…

  • Folk Deco Payers Park

    Client: Folkestone Triennial, SDC, Muff Architecture. Payers Park Matt Rowe & Lovisa Lindstrom’s commission for the 2014 Folkestone Triennial / MUF Architecture  payers park project, installed s series of permeant ceramic works with in the tree canopies of the park. Lindstrom and Rowe’s sculptures, deconstruct material the process attributed to the production of blue and white…

  • Time Bleeds

    Client: Canterbery city festival, Time Bleeds. Guerilla filming, skills training, re-enactors, stylists, newspaper sellers, camera obscura,social media past and present are all elements under consideration for our ’experiment’ which will result in an installation, an intervention and an exhibition in Folkestone – all aimed at addressing our core question ‘what happens if we forget’- the lost…

  • SkyFall Silhouettes

    Client: Folkestone Triennial. SkyFall Silhouettes, was a workshop held at Cherition primary School, for the 2014 t Folkestone Triennial. The session translated and engaged students with the theams of the the rootoftwo sculptural works. Light blast a chicken! In this photographic workshop led by artist Matt Rowe, participants will experiment with a variety of photographic and…

  • Folk Deco Folkestone Artisans

    Client: Folkestone Triennial, SDC, Muff Architecture. As Part of the Folk Deco project Matt Rowe researched and documented the makers and artisans who created work in and around the Bradstone Road area. The images bellow explore the regional aesthetic of there work.

  • Folk Deco Clay Workshops

    Client: Folkestone Triennial, SDC, Muff Architecture. Folk Deco working alongside the 2014 Folkestone Triennial Payers Park commission. Lead artists Matt Rowe and Lovisa Lindstrom   hosted a series of community workshops that engaged local residents with handmade decorative artefacts. Handmade objects were used as a focal point to stimulate an informal discussion surrounding the social and cultural value…

  • Cheriton Artland Transcription

    Client: Strange Cargo. Strange Cargo has a three year mission to create new opportunities for people to experience the arts on the streets of Cheriton. Following the success of the Winter Grotto, which involved around 2000 local residents, a new Strange Cargo participatory arts project is just about to make a big impact in Cheriton.…

  • Ultimate Cultivate

    Client: KCC, Kent Cultural Baton. This series of photographic workshops was led by Matt Rowe and explored the people and places of of the Romney Marsh on the Kent coast. The workshops were developed as Part of the Kent cultural Baton. A mobile a mobile artwork  devised by Nicole Mollett, for the cultural olympiad. The portraits were…