Matt Davies was born in Ashford, Middlesex and studied at Falmouth University, earning his BA in 2006. He lives and works in Bristol and has been a Spike Island studio holder since 2007. Davies’ work is primary engaged with the act of listening and the exploration of natural composition.
Past projects include a research residency at Kitev in Oberhausen, Sound Sweep at Spike Island and working in collaboration with Luke Jerram on Plant Orchestra, which was shown at Riga Botanical Gardens, Latvia. Davies’ work is featured in the ICA’s Soundworks collection and his Piano Works series was shown at Schmalfilmtage in Dresden, Germany (2017).