Tyler Matthew Oyer

Tyler Matthew Oyer (USA) is an artist, writer, organizer, and educator based in Los Angeles. Their work reconsiders the past as something not gone, but as material and ideas that live in and through us, shaping how we see ourselves and our world. Oyer’s multimedia performance works theatricalize historical problems and social struggles as ways of staging social relations and politics in order to create the opportunity for critical reflection and to imagine new futures. Their work has been presented at MoMA PS1, REDCAT, The Getty Museum, dOCUMENTA (13), Hammer Museum, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Kunstnernes Hus Oslo, Art Basel Miami Beach, Bergen Kunsthall, Rogaland Kunstsenter, The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, High Desert Test Sites, Highways Performance Space, Human Resources LA, Silencio Paris, MIX NYC, Ekebergparken Oslo, Surge Festival Madrid, and the Orange County Museum of Art. While in residence at Rupert they will produce a multimedia performance adaptation of their 2020 music albums NO TEMPLE and RETEMPLE, in addition to several writing projects focusing on queer performance and night life post pandemic.