Zach Blas is an artist-theorist working at the intersections of networked media, queerness, and the political. He is a PhD candidate in Literature, Information Science + Information Studies, and Visual Studies at Duke University, creator of art group QueerTechnologies, a founding member of The Public School Durham, and a contributing editor for the online journal Version. Currently, he is an artist/researcher-in-residence at the bang.lab, University of California San Diego. He has exhibited and lectured around the world, including England, Berlin, Istanbul, Madrid, Canada, New York, Mexico, Paris, Brazil, Chicago, Singapore, and Los Angeles, where he co-curated the 2011 group exhibition Speculative. Zach has recently published writings in the Viral issue of Women Studies Quarterly, The Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader, and Depletion Design: A Glossary of Network Ecologies. He has also edited Micha Cárdenas’ book Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities.