Matthew McVeigh is an interdisciplinary artist that graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts 2008, majoring in Design for Live Performance.
Matt's practice is best described as process and collaboratively driven, working across theatre, public art and community art. He has worked in the areas of dance, physical theatre, musicals, opera and puppetry. In the community sector he has worked in correctional facilities, with youth at risk, disability services and remote Aboriginal and regional communities.
His practice is predominately interested in how identities, histories and institutions can be consumed and subsumed into homogenized narratives through the vehicle of “Art Making”. He employs a wide range of materials, processes, technologies and semiotics to create work that is often bold and layered with nuance and meaning. His work can be found in institutions and private collections nationally and internationally.
Matthew continues to work on the Wu Rut Woorat in a studio on a heritage site on the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan on Whadjuk Nyoongar country.