About MonoRhetorik

MonoRhetorik is the publishing vehicle for Matt Plezier’s work. Publishing has been a major part of his art practice the last three years. In true DIY spirit, he has self published zines, prints and art books. The themes vary from hardcore punk to urban photography, installation based work to queer apparel and zines.


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.