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Jennifer Mathews (b. 1994) is a sculpture and installation artist based in South Australia. Her recent projects examine human dominion over the non-human, the architectural impulse to measure and contain, and how technological advances alter our relationships with the organic world, often leading to confusion, disconnection or romanticisation. Mathews addresses these changes by suspending mundane food items within controlled architectural forms, creating installations that combine steel, resin, digital collage, building materials, and light. Her work evokes themes of absurdity, alienation, and the symbolic order and disorder inherent in geometry.

Mathews holds First Class Honours in Fine Art (2016) from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, and a Bachelor of Visual Arts (2015) from the University of South Australia, where she received the Constance Gordon-Johnson Sculpture and Installation Prize. In 2023, she was awarded a 12-month studio residency at ACE, Adelaide. Recent exhibitions include Studios: 2023, ACE, Adelaide (2023); Coercion Cradle, Al Fresco, Canberra (2023); Staple, Laila, Sydney (2023); and The Sun Ceases to Give Without Receiving, Kings Artist-Run, Melbourne (2022).