Mathew Lacosse once crafted a scaled down section of an institution’s grand stairwell from the remnants of an architecture experiment deemed too dangerous by that very institution. His recent works and research share an interest in the complexity of materials and, especially, a discussion of materials as actors in larger processes of creation, transformation, and destruction. 


Mathew Lacosse is a Canadian artist living in Oslo, Norway. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from the University of Manitoba (2018) He has exhibited at Gallery 623 (Solo, Winnipeg), Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts (Group, Winnipeg), and curated exhibitions at the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, GoSA (Winnipeg), Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, among others. His writing has appeared in SCAN Journal and rip/torn magazine. Lacosse is currently working in collection management with the Nasjonalmuseet of Norway. 



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(Postponed) Solo Exhibition. Heerz Tooya. Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

(Postponed) Residence. ARV.International. Vishovgrad, Bulgaria

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Recent Activities

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Walk in the direction of your cancelled residency program, kindly ask them to meet you halfway. Project in collaboration with Knockvologan Studies (UK) (Miek Zwamborn and Rutger Emmelkamp) and Alena Vosse. 

February 2019 - July 2021

Magasintekniker flytteprosjekt / Art Handler. Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design. Oslo, Norway.

25 - 29 September 2018

Artist-in-Residence. West Coast 2018 led by Kjetil D. Kristensen. Studio17, Stavanger, Norway

22 August - 16 September 2018

Artist-in-Residence. Monumental/Temporal led by Gereon Krebber. PRAKSIS. Oslo, Norway

September 2017 - May 2018

Mentorship. Career in the Arts Mentorship with Jenifer Papararo, Director of Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art. Creative Manitoba, Canada

2014 - 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), School of Art, University of Manitoba, Canada

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