Zach Blas
zb@zachblas.info
Works in Los Angeles, California United States of America

BIO
Zach Blas is an artist-theorist whose work engages technology, queerness, and politics. He is the creator of art group Queer Technologies, a founding member of The Public School Durham, and a PhD candidate in The Graduate Program in Literature, Information Science + Information Studies, and Visual Studies at Duke University. Zach has exhibited and lectured around the world, including Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Beta-Local, The Banff Centre, Center for 21st Century Studies, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, GL.TC/H, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Honor Fraser, The HTMlles, Machine Project, Medialab Prado, MIX NYC, South by Southwest Interactive, transmediale, Upgrade! Tijuana, and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, where he co-curated the 2011 group exhibition Speculative. Zach has published writings in Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader, Leper Creativity, No More Potlucks, Rhizome, Version, Women Studies Quarterly, and co-edited The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities by Micha Cárdenas. He holds a Master of Fine Art,  Design Media Arts, University of California Los Angeles.