Matthew Cowan’s practice is in the realm of traditional customs and folklore. His works are photographs, videos, installations and performances, which play with the inherent strangeness of the continued popularity of long established folk customs in a modern world.
A work made in southwest Finland with a group of men from a local choir.
A performative walk along the waterside of Auckland city.
A solo dancer attempts to perform the Cotswold jig 'Lumps of Plum Pudding' in the style of the village of Bledington, on an inflatable bouncy castle.