Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Matthew Jensen

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, New York, USA
MacDowell fellowships: Winter 2011

Matthew Jensen is a interdisplanary artist whose work combines walking, looking, searching, discovering and documenting. His practice stems from landscape photography and brings special attention to the experience of landscape, particularly public space.

Jensen has exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brandywine Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wave Hill, Third Streaming Gallery among others. While a resdient at MacDowell he created a site-specific series about walking the landscape titled 31 Winter Walks; a selection of the series was exhibited in the Crossing Brooklyn show at the Brooklyn Museum. He has received support for his projects from the NEA, New York State Senate and MCAF.

Studios

Nef

Matthew Jensen worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio‚Äôs maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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