Coco Owen writes about 2500 Random Things

2500_thumb_1Coco Owen, one of the Les Figues board members, writes about the release of Matias Viegener’s 2500 Random Things About Me Too on her website: “I think this stylistic evidence of his ‘repetition compulsions’ is more revelatory than any individual, racy detail (of which there are also many) could be.”  She continues:

The act of continuing to write versions of a singular list puts questions of self-presentation, voice, and time in the foreground. As the lists progress through the book, it’s the repetition itself that builds the implicit formal structure that ends up both superseding the list format and serving as plot. Or not.

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