Matthew Zürcher

Born in 1987 in Martigues.
Lives and works in Marseille.
Graduated from ENSBA in Paris.

The “Excavation Totems” are concrete sculptures that host images previously crumpled and folded by the artist. Once molded, these columns are excavated in the workshop using various tools, and reveal a shapeable photographic image, imprisoned in the material. Mathieu Zurcher establishes a dialogue made up of tensions and struggles between photography and sculpture, in an architectural gesture using the structure of the pylon and the column as a support for images.