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07.07.11 Marina Galperina

Next Saturday (Jul 16th), Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films presents Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark’s short Let Them Believe featuring Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org. Shot in Chernobyl, it follows Plan C, a.k.a. operation radioactive carousel heist. […]

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02.22.11 Marina Galperina

Bring quarters to the San Francisco solo exhibit of Brooklyn’s artist-provocateur/art thief duo Eva & Franco Mattes a.k.a. 0100101110101101.org. They’ve been tinkering with a vintage Pole Position arcade game so it spews carbon monoxide, building “a videogame that kills people (?!?!?).” Yup, ?!?!? is what we thought last time, when the Mattes smuggled a “radioactive” […]

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10.12.10 Marina Galperina

So, why were 0100101110101101.ORG, Tod Seelie and crew scrambling mysteriously in the Chernobyl-poisoned, restricted dead Zone of Pripyat? After a few video clues, Plan C is now revealed: to scavenge and haul away parts, assemble a radioactive carnival ride and plop it in Manchester park for people to ride. Yes, really. […]

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09.14.10 Marina Galperina

Last month, six artists on a Tarkovsky kick explored the Zone with a yet mysterious motive. See the photos from Plan C by Tod Seelie of Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org crawling around the radioactive remains of Chernobyl. Gas mask mountains, a sprouted post-Apocalypse and gorgeous peeling rot await. […]

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08.02.10 Marina Galperina

Sorry, kids: Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org lynched Mickey. Walt Disney may be part-Popsicle, but his spirit hibernates on at Postmasters as a chronological, screwy group show. […]

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05.17.10 Marina Galperina

Eva and Franco Mattes stole more than a few famous art pieces from major museums all over the world in the mid-90s. They lifted small art-parts: a peeled off manufacturer’s label from Jeff Koons’ basketball aquarium, some threads from an Andy Warhol, a porcelain chip from a Marcel Duchamp “Fountain” urinal, etc. […]

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