Zach Blas is an artist, writer, and curator whose work engages technology, queerness, and politics. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo.
Blas has exhibited and lectured internationally, most recently at Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; the 2014 Museum of Arts and Design Biennial, New York, NY; the 2014 Dakar Biennial, Dakar, Senegal; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK; Queer/Art/Film LA, Los Angeles, CA; and transmediale; Berlin, Germany.
He has co-curated The Coming Disturbance at the 2012 MIX Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York, NY; Dark Matter, a series of screenings, lectures, and performances at Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA; and the 2011 group exhibition Speculative at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.
Blas has published writings in The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest; You are Here: Art after Technology, Cornerhouse Books; DIS Magazine; Women Studies Quarterly, The Feminist Press; Depletion Design, Institute for Network Cultures; Version; and co-edited The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities, Atropos Press.
His work has been written about and featured in Art Review, Frieze, Art Papers, Hyperallergic, Rhizome, Mousse Magazine, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera America, The New Inquiry, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, and Wired.