The Cloud, Eros
and the Technological Sublime

A discussion between
Matt Taber and Barbara Reisinger 

November 29 at 7:00 PM

 Matt Taber, “the world is yours if you are real” at The Chimney NYC, 2018.

Matt Taber, “the world is yours if you are real” at The Chimney NYC, 2018.

Drawing connections between cloud mythology and the computational cloud, Reisinger and Taber’s presentation analyzes the masochistic experience of the posthuman body as well as the subdivine romance of labor and consumption.     


Matt Taber (b. Boston, MA, USA) completed his MFA from Columbia University and his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 His solo exhibitions include "In through the out door", Secret Dungeon Gallery, Brooklyn, USA (2018); "Hacienda 2", Interiors, Brooklyn, USA (2018); "Naked Earth", Elevator Mondays Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (2017); "Hacienda", Holiday Forever Gallery, Jackson Hole, USA (2017); "I want You to want Me", YOUNG WORLD Gallery, Detroit, USA (2016).

His work has been included in group exhibitions at Chimney Gallery, Brooklyn, USA (2018), The Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, USA (2017), 032c, Berlin, Germany (2016), GUCCIVUITTON, Miami, USA (2016), Schwarzwaldallee, Basel, Switzerland (2015).

 Taber has participated in Teton ArtLab (Jackson Hole, USA), The Corporation of Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, USA),  The Fallen Tower (Detroit, USA), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Skowhegan, USA), Internationale Sommeracademie (Salzburg, Austria).

Barbara Reisinger holds an MA from the University of Vienna, Austria, and is currently working on a PhD project that examines the nexus of Andy Warhol’s wallpapers, the Silver Factory, and notions of space in the 1960s. She is co-editor of all-over, an open access journal for art and aesthetics (www.allover-magazin.com), and has published on 20th century art and philosophy.