artist portrait Fabian Matz

Fabian Matz, born 1986 in Basel, Switzerland. Lives and works in Basel. From 2006 to 2010, he completed an apprenticeship as a desktop publisher with a vocational diploma in design at Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel and Schule für Gestaltung Basel. From 2013 to 2016 he studied Art & Interpretation at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Since 2016, he has been running his studio atelier fabian matz – studio for elastic states and creates as a sculptor and installation artist abstract and sometimes bizarre works in various media and techniques with polyamide tights. In doing so, he makes use of his large collection of different brands, qualities and yarn thicknesses and explores their physical limits and aesthetics. His works have been shown in group and solo exhibitions in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA. Likewise, his work has been presented in nationally and internationally virtually curated exhibitions and publications.