RENE MATIĆ

b. 1997 Peterborough, UK
Lives and works in London, UK
BA Fine Art, Central St Martins, London, 2017

Installation View, Dancing in Outer Space, Studio/chapple, London, UK (2023)
Installation View, WINK WINK, The Whitaker Museum & Art Gallery, Rossendale, UK (2023)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Installation view, in spite of, instead of, Quench Gallery, Margate, UK (2022)
Installation view, in spite of, instead of, Quench Gallery, Margate, UK (2022)
Installation view, in spite of, instead of, Quench Gallery, Margate, UK (2022)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view of Maggie in Pink, 2019, Inkjet print, 40 x 27 cm
Rene Matić, Maggie in Pink, 2019, Inkjet print, 40 x 27 cm
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, flags for countries that don’t exist but bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2021)
Rene Matić, Maggie in Morleys, 2020, Inkjet print, 70 x 47.3 cm
Rene Matić, Fuck Boris, 2019, Inkjet print, 25 x 16.9 cm
Rene Matić, Lost Bike, 2019, Inkjet print, 25 x 16.9 cm
Rene Matić, Thank you to Hannah who just knew, 2019, Acrylic on calico, 153.5 x 113 cm
Installation view, LEAN, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, NO (2021)
Installation view, Arcadia, Bold Tendencies, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Arcadia, Bold Tendencies, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Born British Die British, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Born British Die British, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Born British Die British, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK (2021)
Installation view, Born British Die British, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK (2021)

SELECTED SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS

2023
kiss them from me, Chapter NY, New York, US
a girl for the living room, Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol, UK
upon this rock, Kunstverein Gartenhaus, Vienna, AT

2022
upon this rock, South London Gallery, London, UK
soul time, Studio Voltaire, London, UK
in spite of, instead of, Quench Gallery, Margate, UK

2021
flags for countries that don’t exist but for bodies that do, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

2020
Born British Die British, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK
we give a lead to Britain, Arcadia Missa, online

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023
… like a short cut through the brambles, Coventry Biennial 2023, Coventry and Warwickshire, UK
Dreaming of Home, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, US
Dancing in Outer Space, Studio/chapple, London, UK
WINK WINK, The Whitaker Museum & Art Gallery, Rossendale, UK
Divided Selves: Legacies, Memories, Belonging, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, UK

2022
Crowd Control, High Art Arles, Arles, FR
Queerdirect, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

2021
Arcadia, bold Tendencies, London, UK
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, London, UK
LEAN, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stanvergen, NO
In Reality These Things Need to be Said, backlit Gallery, Nottingham, UK
Time Out of Joint, isthisit?, online

2020
Friends and Friends of Friends, Schlossmuseum, Linz, AT
London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2019
BBZ Alternative Graduate Show, Copeland Gallery, London, UK
G.U.T.S, Ugly Duck Gallery, London, UK

2018
LDN WMN, The Black Cultural Archives, London, UK
My Chain Hits My Chest, Attic Space, Nottingham, UK
Life and Death, Cloud and Horse, London, UK
Feeling Pink Like My Insides, Hume Gallery, Chicago, UK

2017
Riot! Riot! Riot!, Protein Gallery, London, UK
If We’re Going to Heal, Let it Be Glorious, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2022
Faith and How to Keep It, Arcadia Missa Publishing

2021
flags for countries that don’t exist but for bodies that do, Arcadia Missa Publishing
Network Futures: Online Exhibitions and Digital Hierarchies, isthisit?
How To Sleep Faster, Arcadia Missa Publishing

2020
If I Was Your boyfriend, Fem Press
And Mum, Rile Space, Brussels
This is England and This is England and This is England, Self Published
Saving Ourselves, Polyester Zine

2019
Interjection Calendar, Montez Press
How to Avoid Being Attacked, Self Published
Urban Space and Queer Subcultures, Autograph ABP, London
Body Politić, Shades of Noir

2018
How To Sleep Faster, Arcadia Missa
Crack magazine X Fred Perry Zine
Polyester Issue 8

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Tate, London (UK); Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris (FR); The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield (UK); UK Government Art Collection, London (UK); Arts Council Collection, London (UK); Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol (UK); University Arts London Collection, London (UK); Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (UK); South London Gallery, London (UK).