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Matias Viegener

Emerging Fields, 2013



Matias Viegener is a writer, artist and critic who works solo and collaboratively in the fields of writing, visual art and social practice. His work has been exhibited at LACMA, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Ars Electronica, ARCO Madrid, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Machine Project, MOCA Los Angeles and MOCA San Diego, and at venues in Mexico, Colombia, Germany and Austria. He has published fiction and criticism in Afterimage, American Book ReviewArtforumArt IssuesArtUSArtweekBlack ClockBOMBCritical Quarterly,Fiction InternationalFrameworkThe Journal of Aesthetics & ProtestMirageParagraphSuspect Thoughts and X-tra. His work has been written about in The New YorkerThe New York TimesArt in America, FriezeArt:21The Los Angeles TimesArchinectCabinet and The Huffington Post. In 2004 Viegener co-founded Fallen Fruit with two other artists, and worked with them until 2013. He’s the author of the new book of experimental non-fiction, 2500 Random Things About Me Too, and he teaches at CalArts.

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