Matthew Barney, born in San Francisco in 1967, lives in New York. With his CREMASTER cycle (1994-2003), he set new standards in media art. His elaborately produced films are usually created after performances whose props are installed as sculptural objects. Recent solo shows: Hayward Gallery, London (2020), Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven and UCCA, Peking (2019). Selected films: River of Fundament (2014), De Lama Lâmina (2007) and Drawing Restraint 9 (2005).