A video and web project for Matt's Gallery London 2016-2019

From July 2016 Matt's Gallery has posted each month an episode of Possessions_inc on its mailing list and website.

Part series, part blog, part essay, part talking head, Possessions_inc. is an expanding exploration of: ideas of value, ways we invest in objects, the Bilderberg owl, animatronics, the mystery of Rennes Le Chateau, codes, fakes, oligarchs, the missing head of Philip K Dick, treasure hunting, M.R. James, the V.I.P. Lounge, drug smuggling, computer animation, animism, Pygmalion and the insurance industry.

Watch video episodes online at matt's gallery

Read: essay by Lars Bang Larsenessay by Erik Davis Review by Jamie Sutcliffe, Art Monthly 428, Jul-Aug 2019

Episode 1: Haunted paintings, the statues, abstract art will take you higher

Episode 2: The bell ringer, the parchment and the biennale
Episode 3: Philip K Dick, Volkswagen love and Jill's Christmas Gift.
Episode 4: Ten pounds of what, reading the hand and the Institute of Totalled Art.
Episode 5: What some people see, owls and the electric humming bird.
Episode 6: Telling a joke, the curious print, and movements that took place in Ireland.
Episode 7: How to tell a lie, a tale of two french men and a truck-load of art.
Episode 8: Hallucinations, Warhol's Trump, an old telephone conversation and a theory about a red right hand.
Episode 9: Dildos, mailboxes, things against us and the head of Philip K Dick
Episode 10: The Bird is the Word, A picnic in France, a placebo and the Republican collector
Episode 11: When you stop looking at statues, a blink, televisions attack, a talk with a door.
Episode 12: The suicide drawing, the conversation in France, Trump and the flying Renoir and the Voodoo dolls of eBay.
Episode 13: A Hot tub, a Simulation, an error in Spelling and the Da Vinci Code.
Episode 14: A possible venus, with falcon and owl.
Episode 15: The Priory of Sion, Operation Bluebeam and a chemical works on the River Ob.
Episode 16: Richard Prince vs Robert the Doll.
Episode 17: A history of iconoclasm and how to hack a Teddybear.
Episode 18: Richard Stanley, Blood on the Devil's Chessboard and the Dark Haired Girl.
Episode 19: The image on the screen, the grid behind and players without worlds.
Episode 20: A Da Vinci Code: making money, vandalism, fiction and value.
Episode 21: Paleolithic Cinema
Episode 22: On Clinton and the Church of Satan, Rennes and other Digital treasures.
Episode 23: The Tombman and Mary Magdalen: Max Ernst disapproves.
Episode 24: Donald Kuspit Blues pt 1 vs The Tombman.
Episode 25: Love your dog, love your car.
Episode 26: The artist always knows their work...
Episode 27: Carto-Erotomania vs the Red Wedge
Episode 28: Pierre Plantard: fakes, phones and fridges
Episode 29: Stone money, burnt art and electric Rembrandt
Episode 30: Now that Amy Winehouse is a hologram, Alexa uncover, the red pill and the blue, melting Henry Moore
Episode 31: Discord in the West, technology shapes minds, real Brexit, real Monkees
Episode 32: The meaning of the Blue Apples, words Greeks use to see, QAnon, Trump, and the languages of blame
Episode 33: The Drone and the Bird, the coded Rennes documents, a poem written by code and superstitious pigeons
Episode 34: A rubber hand experiment in the Uncanny Valley
Episode 35: The Devil gets his head back, the simulated brain and a hidden Russian
Episode 36: Christ on a boat, the Mystery as Art, the End and a Strange Brass Rat