Matthew Lax is an LA-based filmmaker, artist and occasional writer, who happens to be a quadruplet. Lax’s films and video installations have screened and exhibited at the Viennale (Austria), MIX NYC, IHME Contemporary (Helsinki), and Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA), among others. Lax’s writing has appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) and Art Practical, as well as catalogue contributions with the Gray Center (Chicago) and Lawndale Art Center (Houston). Research interests include dogs and pack behavior, queerness, and disability.
If reproduction is foundational to the moving image, a remake renders the archival malleable. Re-making, like un-learning, is an active, conscious practice.