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Like many creatives a wearer of many hats; film maker, artist, photographer, producer (sometimes curator) and also  a gardener and a home cook for gatherings. 

Much of Matthews' work looks at our connections to the land and nature through the lens of Witchcraft, Magic, Folk Culture, Scared Protest, Spiritual Feminism and Queer Magic. All born from growing up reading children fiction and too much TV in the 80's, steeped in magic, ghosts and folktales.

Projects under this research has included:

The Tides of Kilpeck (2024), a short film exploring the mysterious site of Kilpeck Chapel in the Welsh Borders.

Ploughing Old Patterns Raising New Ground (2023) a podcast series, he hosted and produced, inspired by how oral traditions have been instrumental in the upholding, retelling and sharing of folk tales, songs and customs.

Monica Sjöö: artist, activist, writer, mother, warrior (2022) a zine, edited and commissioned about the life and work of  the visionary Swedish artist. Monica Sjöö (1938 - 2005)

​​Waking the Witch (2018-2019)  a touring exhibition, curated and produced that looked at the importance of craft, ritual and land on the practice of the ever shifting figure of the witch.

Matthews Photographic artwork has been exhibited internationally, in London, New York, Boston, and Madrid and has won awards including, Cord Prize (selected by Charlotte Cotton) , Saatchi New Sensations, Magenta Flash Forward for emerging photographers.

​Founded by Matthew in 2012 as London-based art space Legion Projects (formally Legion TV) now operates in a UK-wide context. Legion has commissioned and developed 40+ artists projects across the country, including exhibitions, films, events, talks, publications and online projects. Past produced projects have been acquired for public collections at the Tate and the V&A.

​Through Legion he has partnered with many galleries and organisations including; Spike Island, Bristol, Modern Art Oxford, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, g39, Cardiff, The South London Gallery, The New Museum New York and Bonington Gallery, Nottingham. | instagram

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