Space, time, material and attention are vital elements in Matt’s work. When Matt creates he uses a form of meditative practice to allow himself to be present and attentive to the creative process. He attends to the ‘nothing’ and allows ‘something’ to form. This connects him to deep modes of generative force. Just as the Universe holds distinct reflective forms and spaces of dark matter, the forms that emerge in the studio create worlds within worlds. Matt’s forms are honed and shaped to balance aesthetic surface tension with framed spaces. The play between negative and positive shapes is important and I create lines for the eye to dance over, flowing between surface and space, e ...