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Matthew C. Wilson

MATTHEW C. WILSON is an artist based in Brooklyn who works primarily in video, sculpture, and site-specific action. He recently completed the MFA Visual Arts program at Columbia University and the Whitney Independent Study Program.

An Accumulation of Events

2.3 billion years ago. Cyanobacteria cause The Great Oxygenation Event, one of the largest extinction events in earth’s history. Oxygen, a byproduct of cyanobacterial photosynthesis, accumulates, producing a toxic environment for oxygen-intolerant anaerobic organisms.


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OCT 2021

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