Bio Matt Plezier

Matt Plezier, an alias of Marcel Palijama, is a self taught Dutch visual artist. Whose work reflects upon issues of alienation, anonymity, (in)visibility and ways of constructing and disseminating narrative. Mirroring his own multi-cultural background that provides its viewer a different narrative in an unambiguous and sometimes confrontational form. 

His process includes the use of his own photography, re-photographed newspaper images, image appropriation, found objects, text and silkscreens on various materials for mixed media installations and publications. Self publishing is a major part of his art practice. The past three years he has been producing various zines, prints and books through his publishing imprint: MonoRhetorik.