Eva & Franco Mattes are an Italian artist duo based in New York City. They make work that responds to and dissects our contemporary networked condition, always approaching the ethics and politics of life online with a hint of dark humor. Group exhibitions include Sharjah Art Foundation (AE); SFMOMA, San Francisco; Athens Biennale; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Mannheim (DE); Biennale of Sydney; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Minneapolis Institute of Arts (US); Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City; MoMA PS1 and Performa in New York City; National Art Museum of China, Beijing; The New Museum, New York City and Manifesta 4, Frankfurt (DE).
In 2001, they were among the youngest artists ever included in the La Biennale di Venezia. Survey exhibitions of their work have been held at Fondation PHI, Montreal (CA), and at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich 2021. Past solo exhibition venues include Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden (DE); Team Gallery, Los Angeles; Essex Flowers and Postmasters Gallery, New York City; Carroll/Fletcher Gallery, London; and Site Gallery, Sheffield. Their works can be found in the collections of the SFMOMA, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH), X Museum, and the Walker Art Center (US).