Zach Blas

Exhibition

Data Relations

...to elevate factual media discussions of the climate crisis. While a new work they have developed for ACCA’s Digital Wing probes the drivers and efficacy of the burgeoning carbon offset market. Zach Blas gazes into the crystal ball as the leitmotif of contemporary data science and big technology...
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Zach Blas performance lecture

Join us for the performance lecture Expositio, Iudicium, Lacrimae, or, Does an AI God Have an Ass? by exhibiting artist Zach Blas exploring the idea of religious-un/conscious thriving in today’s tech industry. Charting his encounters with various artificial...
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Data Relations: Curatorial Walkthrough

Join Guest Curator Miriam Kelly and Coordinating Curator Shelley McSpedden for a walkthrough of Data Relations. They will provide insights into the exhibition including the six major new commissions and site-specific installations by Zach Blas, Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, Lauren Lee...
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Zach Blas: What is data?

Centre for Contemporary Art) · Zach Blas – What is data...
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Opening Celebration of Data Relations

...of artificial intelligence. Featuring Australian and international artists: Zach Blas, Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, Machine Listening (Sean Dockray, James Parker and Joel Stern), Lauren Lee McCarthy, Mimi Ọnụọha and Winnie Soon, plus Data Relations Summer School...
Press Release

Data Relations

Featuring artists: Zach Blas, Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, Lauren Lee McCarthy, Machine Listening (Sean Dockray, James Parker and Joel Stern), Mimi Onuoha, Winnie Soon; plus Data Relations Summer School Guest Curator Miriam Kelly, Coordinating...
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Data in contemporary art exhibitions by Miriam Kelly

...is not Asking what data is can perhaps be helped by outlining a polemical stance on what data is not. For example, as artist Zach Blas asserts, data is not information.[25] Although there is a common confusion...
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ACCA launches new Digital Wing

...based writer Amy Hale takes readers through the shady Californian Ideology of Silicon Valley as explored in Zach Blas’ Metric mysticism. London-based PHD researcher Yung Au tackles data’s relationship to the censorship, erasure...
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Data Relations Exhibition Kit

Artists: Zach Blas, Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, Lauren Lee McCarthy, Machine Listening (Sean Dockray, James Parker and Joel Stern), Mimi Ọnụọha, Winnie Soon; plus Data Relations Summer School...
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Data Relations Summer School Schedule

Zach Blas: Expositio, Iudicium, Lacrimae, or, Does an AI God Have an AssPerformance lecture and conversation with Mark Andrejevic...
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Data Relations Summer School Callout

...amp; ADM+S, Australia) / Automated Vision Reading Group Zach Blas (exhibiting artist, University of Toronto, Canada...
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2023 Artistic Program

March 19 Artists: Zach Blas, Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, Lauren Lee McCarthy, Machine Listening, Mimi Onuoha, Winne Soon, and the Digital Relations Summer School Curator: Miriam Kelly Coordinating Curator: Shelley McSpedden Data Relations brings together artist-led projects...
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Data Relations exhibition video featuring artists Zach Blas, Tega Brain and Sam Lavigne, Lauren Lee McCarthy, Machine Listening (Sean Dockray, James Parker and Joel Stern), Mimi Ọnụọha and Winnie Soon

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Contributor Biographies

Zach Blas is an artist, filmmaker and writer whose practice probes the philosophies, mythologies and imaginaries that permeate contemporary digital technologies and infrastructures, ranging from artificial intelligence, biometric...