Matt lives in Richmond, BC on xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territory.  He is the co-founder and co-director of Solid State Community Industries and has led many other community projects.  He teaches with multiple universities, continues to lecture globally and his books and articles have been translated into seventeen languages. His most recent books are What a City is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement (MIT Press, 2016), Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life (MIT, 2018, with Am Johal and Joe Sacco) and On This Patch of Grass: City Parks on Occupied Land (Fernwood, 2019, with Daisy Couture, Sadie Couture, Selena Couture, Erick Villagomez, Glen Coulthard and Denise Ferreira da Silva)