Matias Viegener

Matias Viegener is a Los Angeles based writer, artist, and critic who works alone and collaboratively in the fields of writing, video, installation, and performance art.  Viegener is the author of 2500 Random Things About Me Too, a book of experimental writing, and has co-edited two books, The n/o/ulipian Analects and Séance in Experimental Writing with Christine Wertheim. He is the editor and co-translator of Georges Batailles’ The Trial of Gilles de Rais.  His art work has been shown internationally in museums and galleries, and he’s a co-founder of Fallen Fruit, a participatory art practice focusing on fruit, urban ecology and public space.  Forthcoming work includes a chapbook on the death of Kathy Acker from Guillotine Press, and I’m Very into You, the edited correspondence of Kathy Acker and McKenzie Wark, from Chiasmus Press.

Additional Links:

Matias Viegener’s website

Matias Viegener reads from a new list project, 25 Random Things About You 

Podcast of Matias Viegener reading at the Central Library’s ALOUD series

Interview with Matias Viegener on KCHUNG radio

Matias Viegener’s essay on the artist Tony Greene in the catalogue for the Hammer biennial, Made in L.A. 2014

Wayne Koestenbaum reviews 2500 Random Things About Me Too on

Janis Butler Holm reviews 2500 Random Things About Me Too at The Iowa Review