Kobe Matthys

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Kobe Matthys (1970-2023) was an artist. 1991 – 1995 MA fine arts at Städelschule für Bildende Künste DE. In 1992 founded Agency, an agency for quasi creations. He conducts a long term research on the practices of reapropriation and public domain. He lived in Brussels.

Kobe Matthys regularly contributed to a community farming project in Brussels and was one of the driving forces behind State of the Arts, an action group that stood up against culture cuts in 2019 in Belgium. In 2021, Agency received the Flanders’s Ultima Awards for Visual Arts. [1]