Nuno de Matos - (Matox)
1971 Barreiro – Lisbon
Live and work between Eus (Pyrénées-Orientales)-France and Lisbon-Portugal
Nuno de Matos, aka Matox, has grown up at Saint-Céré, France, near the alelier of Jean Lurçat. He studied at the University of Toulouse, now he lives at Eus, a famous village in the French Catalonia.
He draws since he was a child and paint since the 80s. His paintings have evolutes, from body diagrams to expressive abstracts textures. The basic line is the principal structure of his work.
Street art, urban art of the streets of Lisbon and Barcelona, and rupest art of his Quercy's roots have influenced his graffiti work. Bombing art, spray and calligraphy are explored in abstract and expressionist paintings. Tribal Graffiti, Webtagging and laser tagging are for him new ways of expression.
He realizes video skinning for live performance (neograffiti, laser painting, projection on walls, graffskining, lightdesign, lightgraffiti), post-graffiti live in mix sessions. He works principally at Eus, but also in Lisbon, Toulouse and Barcelona.
His work is showed in many projects, principally in the area of Post Graffiti events and multimedia installations all around Europe.
- MATOX Nuno de Matos - Matox aka Nuno de Matos, visual artist, urban art, calligraffiti, abstract writing