Matthew’s practice addresses hand-me-down beliefs, traditions and attitudes, examining and renegotiating his own faith.
His diagram poems reside in private collections worldwide and are published in various journals in print and online. ‘This Wonderful Pile of Dirt’ is an exhibition of small diagram poems, collaged on pages from old books along side a collection of small sculptures. These works address themes of faith, brokenness, hope and doubt in the muddled realm of life as it is lived. The works brought together under this title will be signposts to ordinary wonder – the transcendent everyday