Matthew Thorne (AU)
Born 1993, Adelaide, Australia
Lives and works Adelaide, South Australia & Athens, Greece
Matthew Thorne is a SA filmmaker and artist whose work explores the ‘Australian’ identity and landscape through film, photography, and reenactment. His recent work Marungka tjalatjunu (2023), made with Yankunytjatjara man Derik Lynch, won the Silver Bear Jury prize at Berlinale. His work has been exhibited at Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide (2023), the Canberra Museum and Gallery with their Sidney Nolan collection (2022), National Portrait Gallery, Australia (2021), National Portrait Gallery, London (2020), National Museum of Australia (2020), and the Art Gallery of South Australia (2020). He was also recipient of the Adelaide Film Festival & Samstag Gallery of Art Commission (2022), and nominated for the Martin Kantor Portrait Prize (2023), Olive Cotton Award (2023), National Portrait Prize, Australia (2021), and Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, UK (2020).