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Every day I put on my silly little outfit and do my silly little tasks. I didn’t ask to be born. Get in loser we’re going shopping. I never had a penny to my name, so I changed my name. Fuck being good I’m a bad bitch. More love hours than can ever be repaid. A body without organs. I put the fun in dysfunctional!!! That’s hot. The crushing weight of existence burdens my mind every second. Your oldest fears are the worst ones. Leave the land alone. In a dream you saw a way to survive and you were full of joy. I love the whole world. My life flashed before my eyes and it was really boring.

Matthew Harris, born 1991 in Wangaratta, white bogan/Yorta Yorta. Recent solo exhibitions include Secrets don’t make friends at TCB Art Inc, Melbourne, 2020; Hell at Neon Parc, Melbourne, 2018; Cream Dream at Alaska Projects, Sydney, 2017. Recent group exhibitions include No Exit at Ashes/Ashes, New York City; Haunted Penthouse at Spring 1883 with Neon Parc, Sydney, 2019; Possible Dream Theory at Galerie Pompom, Sydney, 2018. Some curatorial projects include Slime & Ashes, West Space/Arts Project Australia, Melbourne, 2020; Private Opulence Public Squalor, offsite, Melbourne, 2020; If only you were lonely, Bus Projects, 2018. Matthew is a current studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary.

Installation images by Docqment

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