Vaseline (Still), Digital video (2018)
Mathew Parkin (b. 1987) is an artist from Wakefield, UK. His work focuses on the social elements of exhibition making and the political potential of making lived experience public. Recent projects include slope-tend-big, Grand Union, Birmingham (2016); This Is It, Isn't It?, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead (2016); Like a floral knife, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh (2016); I Believe in you, IMT Gallery, London (2016); Film Open touring, Spike Island, Bristol; Eastside Projects, Birmingham; Transmission, Glasgow; Castlefield Gallery, Manchester; S1 Artspace, Sheffield; and the ICA, London (2015); Group Occupation Residency, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall (2015); Still Wearing Each Other When Alone, Vox Populi, Philadelphia (2014); 45683968, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds (2014); but it could be a Levi’s advert (With Tom Ireland), Flatfile, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2014). From 2015-16, Parkin was Participant of The Syllabus programme.