M/M Paris

M/M (Paris) is a creative partnership between Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, founded in 1992. Working within the framework of language and design, they practice across many cultural fields. Unfettered by the structures of disciplinary boundaries, these self-described artists perceive their professional title to be Strategic Creative Directors. Amzalag studied at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (1986-90), while Augustyniak completed his MA in Graphic Design & Art Direction, Royal College of Art, London (1989-91).

From their Parisian studio, M/M has worked and developed strong relationships with musicians (Bjoerk, Madonna, Benjamin Biolay, Jean-Louis Murat…); contemporary artists (Philippe Parreno, Pierre Huygue, Liam Gilick, Sarah Morris, Francois Curlet, Dominique Gonzales-Foerster…); fashion designers (Yohji Yamamoto, Jil Sander, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Stella McCartney…); and magazines (Vogue Paris, i-D, Purple Fashion, Arena Homme +, Interview, Frog, eDEN, Documents sur l’art); and with cultural institutions (Palais de Tokyo, Musee d’Art Moderne and Centre Pompidou in Paris, Le Consortium in Dijon, The Desde Foundation in Athens, the Serpentine Gallery in London…).

They have enjoyed solo exhibitions in the following institutions: Drawing Center, New York (2008); Akbank Sanat, Istanbul (2008), Centre Pompidou, Paris (2008); Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2006); Haunch of Venison Gallery, London (2006); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2005); Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (2005); Ursula Blicke Foundation, Kraichtal (2004); Rocket Gallery, Tokyo (2004); Cneai, Chatou (2004); Le Rectangle, Lyon (2003): Festival de Chaumont, Chapelle des Jesuites, Chaumont (2003); Rocket Gallery, Tokyo (2003); Y-1, Stockholm (1999); Le Consortium, Dijon (1996).