Matteo Guidi's practice sits at the intersection of contemporary art and social anthropology, and whose central theme reflects on material culture. Taking as his starting point the observation of different social groups or people, he analyses the way they relate to their everyday objects, focusing on possible new uses and assigning them new symbologies. His projects comprise different disciplines such as photography, drawing, video or installation.
His works have been exhibited in group and solo shows in institutions such as Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca, 2022), III Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de América del Sur - BIENALSUR, Museo de la Inmigración y Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de la UNTREF (Buenos Aires, 2021), Bienal de Tarragona, Museo d'art modern (Tarragona, 2021), CCCC (València, 2020), Centre d’Art Tecla Sala (L’Hospitalet -E, 2020), I Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de América del Sur - BIENALSUR (Cùcuta - CO, 2018), La Capella (Barcelona, 2017), Ok. Video.Festival (Jakarta -ID, 2017), Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Wake eld -UK, 2016), MAGASIN Centre d’Art Contemporaine, (Grenoble - F, 2016); Fundación Suñol (Barcelona, 2016), Santa Mònica Art Center (Barcelona, 2015), Barcelona Design Museum (2014), Fondazione Pastificio Cerere (Rome, 2014), Ex magazzini del Sale (Venice, 2014).
He mixes his artistic and anthropological research with teaching. He lectures at the ISIA in Urbino, and at the IED in Barcelona, as well as giving workshops in different institutions and contemporary art centres.