Zach Blas: Contra internet

Known for his work at the intersections of technology, queerness and politics, artist and writer Zach Blas discusses the emerging militancies and subversions of ‘the Internet’.


Zach Blas is an artist and writer. Currently, he is a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has recently exhibited and lectured at Whitechapel Gallery, London; ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe; e-flux, New York; the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; New Museum, New York; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; and transmediale, Berlin. He has two forthcoming books: Escaping the Face, to be published by Sternberg Press, and Informatic Opacity: The Art of Defacement in Biometric Times. His current art project Contra-Internet is supported by a 2016 Creative Capital grant in Emerging Fields.




Organized by the Brown MCM course Art/Gender/Technology.

Sponsored by Malcolm S. Forbes Center, Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, and Department of Digital + Media, RISD.


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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum, AUDITORIUM
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

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