SONIC AGENCY – MATTIN – “The Catastrophic Reaction” (Anti-Copyright)

Mattin is an artist, musician and theorist working conceptually with noise and improvisation. Through his practice writing and pedagogy, he explores performative forms of estrangement as a way to deal with structural alienation. Along with Anthony Iles he edited the book Noise & Capitalism. Anthony Iles and Mattin are currently in the final stages of editing the volume Abolishing Capitalist Totality: What is To Be Done Under Real Subsumption? (Archive Books). Urbanomic published his book Social Dissonance in 2022. Mattin is part of the bands Billy Bao and Regler and has over 100 releases in different labels worldwide. Since 2020, he co-hosts the podcast Social Discipline with Miguel Prado. Prado and Mattin are also part of Noise Research Union (NRU) with Cécile Malaspine, Sonia de Jager, Martina Raponi and Inigo Wilkins. In 2017, Mattin took part in documenta14 (Athens and Kassel). Mattin is currently teaching at the MFA Fine Arts program, HDK-Valand (Gothenburg).