Matthew Lax is an artist and filmmaker. Matthew’s films, animations, multi-channel video installations, and writing explore the malleability of behavior, language and technology, with an emphasis on queerness, disability and group dynamics.
Lax is a quadruplet.
Film and video installations have been screened and exhibited nationally and internationally with the Viennale (Austria), IHME Contemporary (Helsinki), MIX New York and MIX Brasil (São Paulo), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA), Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse, NY), REDCAT, Film Forum, Echo Park Film Center, The Drawing Center (New York) and Rencontres Internationales (Paris/Berlin).
Curatorial projects include those held at Anthology Film Archives (NY) and Human Resources LA.
Writing has appeared in print and online publications including Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), ArtPractical (San Francisco), and Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (CARLA), as well a catalogue contributions with the Gray Center (Chicago) and Lawndale Art Center (Houston).
Four Mickeys, 2019