Matthew Mohr focuses on the potential of technology in service of expression. He works with small, common moments to recontextualize them as larger experiences.
His most recent work, “As We Are”, is a fourteen-foot, dimensional head made of ribbons of ultra-bright, LED screens. In the back of the neck is a photo booth capable of taking 3-D pictures. Once a visitor has their portrait made, they step out of the booth and their head is displayed on the giant head.
The sculpture addresses social media, asking the subject of the portrait to reconsider their presence and the presence of others.
Matthew holds an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons and is an Associate Professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design.