Matteo Alfonsi // UK
Matteo Alfonsi was born in Rome, Italy, in 1979; where he is graduated in architecture at the University ”La Sapienza”. He started his artistic activity with the traditional painting, but he has been soon captured by the digital philosophy, that now characterizes all his works. His art finds inspiration in fetish culture, pinup girls, electro body music, Andy Warhol and also Tim Burton and David Lynch’s movies in particular. He especially loves everithing is synthetic and artificial.
He worked in Rome, Milan, London and Paris where is actually working as architect and 3d visualiser.
Matteo Alfonsi took part to some collectives exhibitions like ”Frammenti” (Villa Sciarra, Frascati, 2003), ”La torre di Babele” (Torretta Valadier, Rome , 2005). And as solo exhibitions at Linux Club (2006, Rome ), for ”amigdala”(Locanda Atlantide, Rome 2007) and for the Club Antichrist ( London , 2007 and 2009). He has been also selected for the 10th anniversary of the Dirty Show, international art exhibition: 6-14 feb 2009 ( Detroit ).