Matias Viegener


Matias Viegener: is a writer, artist and critic who teaches at CalArts. He is one of the founders of the art collective Fallen Fruit, a participatory art practice focusing on fruit, urban space and public life, which has exhibited internationally in Germany, Denmark, Austria, Mexico, Colombia, and at LACMA, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and ARCO 2010 in Madrid; grants include Creative Time, and Creative Capital.  His solo work has been seen at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, The Whitney Museum, LACE, The Kitchen, New Langton Arts, The Drawing Center, and Acuna Hansen. He has published fiction and criticism in Afterimage, American Book Review, Artforum, Art Issues, ArtUS, Artweek, Black Clock, Bomb, Cabinet, Critical Quarterly, Fiction International, Framework, The Journal of Aesthetics & Protest, Mirage, Paragraph, Suspect Thoughts, and X-tra. He is the co-editor of Séance in Experimental Writing and The Noulipian Analects.  His new book of experimental non-fiction, 2500 Random Things About Me Too has been hailed as the first book written on and through Facebook.