Matt Mottel (born 1981, New York, NY).


2003 SUNY New Paltz, B.A., Political & Cultural Studies

2018 CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK, MFA, Digital Intermedia Arts Practice


Matthew Mottel, is an artist and performer who has worked extensively in the International Arts Community since 1999.

He has collaborated with his father, photographer Syeus Mottel, choreographer Karole Armitage, Fluxist artist Yasunao Tone, Instrument inventor Cooper-Moore, Visual Artist Peter Coffin and many others. He was an Artist In Residence At Issue Project Room in 2010, an LMCC Swing Space Recipient in 2011 and continues to expand his practice searching for both unique opportunities and collaborations. He has performed at such acclaimed venues as MoMa, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Victoria & Albert Museum London, The Kitchen NYC, All Tomorrow's Parties Festival and more.


2018 Artist, curator, performer during exhibition Mottel Mottel; The Image is a Seed, mhPROJECT, NYC.

2018 Artist,curator, performer during CHARAS IS ALIVE ON SPACESHIP EARTH, Loisaida Center, NYC.

2017 Co- organized Syeus Mottel photography exhibition, Situations Gallery, NYC

2016 Artist featured in Endless Editions Biennial, NYC.

2015 Travel Stipend, Pidgin Culture/Acefalo Festival, Valparaiso, Chile

2013 Artist in Residency, Croxhapox Contemporary Art Gallery, Ghent, BE

2013 Artist in Residency, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

2012 Artist in Residency, IRT Theater, New York, USA

2012 Artist in Residency, Incubator Arts Project, New York, USA

2011 Artist in Residence, LMCC Swing Space, New York, USA

2010 Artist in Residence, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, USA

2010 Artist in Residence, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, USA

2009 Artist in Residency, Instants Chavires, Paris, FR


Instants Chavirés (Paris, 2007, 2008), Kraak Festival (Brussels, 2008), Incubate (Tilburg, 2008), Deitch Projects (NYC, 2008),Night of Unexpected (Amsterdam, 2009), Macro Contemporary Art Center (Rome, 2009), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (NYC, 2009), The Kitchen (NYC, 2009),BalletoTeatro Di Torino, (Torino Italy,2009), Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival (Montreal, 2010),Dispatch Festival (Belgrade, 2010), Club Zak Festival(Gdansk, Poland 2011) , Joyce Theater (NYC, 2011), Queen Elizabeth Hall (London, 2011), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, 2012), Incubator Arts Project, (NYC, 2012), Museum of Modern Art, (NYC, 2013), All Tomorrow’s Parties (London, 2013), Sant Anna Arres Jazz Festival (Sardinia, 2013), Invisible Dog Center (NYC, 2013), Dixon Place (NYC, 2014), Konfrontation Jazz Gallerie (Nicklesdorf Austria 2016), Moers Music Festival (Moers, DE 2017), Experimental Intermedia Festival, (NYC, USA, 2017),Witching Hour Festival (Iowa City, USA, 2017,Moers Music Festival (Moers, DE 2018)).