Matthew Noel-Tod’s work combines an interest in technologies with references from conceptual art, cinema, philosophy and literature.
Having exhibited internationally since 1999, Noel-Tod has explored and refined his ability to create multi-expressional videos that display a range of aesthetics and explore the interplay between words and the moving image.
Matthew Noel-Tod studied Fine Art at The Slade School of Fine Art, London; Fachhochschule Aachen, Germany and Norwich School of Art and Design, UK. In 2004 he was credited as being 'one of London's rising moving image stars,' (Gareth Evans, Time Out, London, 2004). Matthew Noel-Tod is a founding member of the critical film group Free Cinema Seven (London, UK) and was a LUX Associate Artist 2007-2008.
UK solo exhibitions and screenings include Whitechapel Project Space, BFI Southbank and Outpost Gallery, Norwich. He has also shown internationally at galleries including, Gallery Loop, Seoul, South Korea; Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain and Houston Centre for Photography, Texas, USA. Festival screenings include European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück; Split Film Festival and Cambridge Film Festival. Nausea 2005, received its world premiere in The Times BFI 49th London Film Festival 2005 and was selected for the 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands 2006.
Bristol Mean Time was an opportunity for a London based artist to spend three months in Bristol developing a new film and video work.
William Fowler - Curator of Artists' Moving Image at the BFI National Archive - explores the many sources used in Blind Carbon Copy.