Is the future of art in the past? (myspace)Matthew Stone (b. 1982, lives and works in London) stages performances, photographs and films that have the aura of secret ancient initiation rites - complex multipart word-of-mouth 'happenings' in which participant and viewer become witness to the contemporary potential of created communal situations, occasions in which Stone orchestrates friends and co-conspirators to show how the whole can be more than its parts, and constantly renewed.
source: saatchi daily mag. - Lupe Nunez-Fernandez
Visual Artist Matthew Stone talks exclusively to flasher about the ideas and desired aesthetics behind his current work.