Double Book Launch: Chris Kraus's Summer of Hate and Matias Viegener's 2500 Random Things About Me Too
A Double Book Release: Summer of Hate and 2500 Random Things About Me Too
6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles 90028
Thursday | 20 September 2012 | 7-9 p.m.
About the Authors
CHRIS KRAUS is an author, filmmaker, and journalist, named by Index Magazine as “one of the most subversive voices in American fiction.” Kraus has published both fiction and non-fiction work through the Native Agents branch of Semiotext(e)—most notably I Love Dick (1997), Aliens and Anorexia (2000), Video Green (2004), and Torpor (2006). Kraus has taught at the European Graduate School in Switzerland, as well as UC San Diego, UC Irvine, and Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design.
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. He is a co-founder of Fallen Fruit, a participatory art practice focusing on fruit, urban ecology, and public space, which has shown work internationally in museums and galleries. Viegener is the author of 2500 Random Things About Me Too, a book of experimental writing, and has co-edited two books, The noulipian 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.