Matthew Butler


I'm a multimedia consultant with a 15 year history of working with university libraries and museums on projects that integrate technology into scholarly activities. I've also collaborated on various media art projects dealing with labor, community, and place.

Slavoj Žižek. In 2002 I sealed an envelope with some writings to myself that was not to be opened until ten years later, in 2012. It dealt with the purported end times, I believe. I can't remember what's in it but it's labeled with the cryptic phrase "Lacanian Thought Diagram" or something similar, which is a reference to Žižek's work on the imaginary. I'll open it sometime this year.

Galaga - At this point, numerical scores are irrelevant in the game of Galaga. The level flips over at 255 anyway. It is about paying a sacrificial coin to keep your old gods alive from the ancient arcade days of yore.