Matilda Fraser is an artist and writer based in Wellington, New Zealand. She has a multidisciplinary research-driven practice that deals with circulation, exchange, colloquial histories, earnestness, and the broken promises of language.
An essay film which pairs original text from Truby King on plants, motherhood, and health with images of nature and historical sites.
Fraser celebrates Samuel Parnell, the founder of the eight-hour working day, and links a memorial to him with twenty-first-century office life.
A forged coin upends structures of value and exchange.
The 24 Hours Plan: 3 Commissions for Masons Screen
Thomasin Sleigh writes on three recent commissions—by Rangituhia Hollis, Rachel O'Neill, and Matilda Fraser—for Wellington public art space Masons Screen.
Masons Screen: Matthew Cowan and Jana Müller
Masons Screen is a public screen for video art in Wellington's CBD. CIRCUIT curates the screen in collaboration with the Wellington City Council.
How is value determined? An installation by French artist Guillaume Cailleau, in a collaboration with New Zealand artist Matilda Fraser.