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Yvette Mattern is a Puerto-Rican American visual artist who lives in Berlin and New York. Mattern works mainly in temporal media including video and film, which she fuses with elements of performance, public art and sculpture. Recently her work has been involved in exploring the concept of 'Liminality' as a metaphysical subjective conscious state of being, specifically as its manifest relationship to representation, history and identity. Recent shows include ‘The last day of Magic,’ 53rd Venice Biennale Official Satellite Program, ‘Auf Wiedersehen Berlin’ at the E-Flux Building, Berlin, ‘Carnival Within’, UferHallen, Berlin, ‘truestories.truesuccess’ at the Freies Museum, Berlin, ‘Exhibition’, 211 Elisabeth Street, NYC, ‘Cinema Remixed and Reloaded’ at the Spelman Museum of Art and ‘Black Light/White Noise’ at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. She has also exhibited, screened, or performed at the Sternersen Museum in Oslo, ZKM in Karlsruhe, WYSPA, Poland, the Kitchen, NYC, the ICA in Boston, and the Berlin Film Festival, amongst other places.