Matthew Stuart


Matthew Stuart is a typographer, editor and writer based in the UK. His practice and research interests deal with acts of reading and publishing, language and typography, scripts and transcripts, reconstruction and material remnants, ideas channeled through the evolving research and pedagogical elective Lazy Machine.

He edits and runs the discipline spanning journal and multifarious publishing platform Bricks from the Kiln and works on publishing, editorial and curatorial projects as a designer and researcher, frequently in collaboration with independent publishers, writers, artists, curators, galleries and institutions. He has exhibited and delivered talks internationally at institutions including The Most Beautiful Swiss Books, MoMa PS1, Mahler & LeWitt Studios London, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Tenderbooks, Umlaut Gallery, Wysing Art Centre, Central Saint Martins, Outpost Gallery, Legion TV, Ox-Bow School of Art, London College of Communication, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Royal College of Art, and the International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno. His research has been awarded scholarships and funding from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, London College of Communication Teaching & Learning Innovation Fund and Newcastle University NiCap and Bartlett Research & Exhibition Funding. And has work held in permanent collections with the the Little Magazines Collection at University College London, Joan Flash Artists' Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Midway Contemporary Art and the National Art Library at the V&A.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer


  • MA Communication Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London

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