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Queer Discipline Seminar with Zach Blas

Location
Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
Category
Conference/Seminar
When
21/03/2018 (18:00-20:30)
Contact
Part of the Queer@King's Queer discipline seminar series

This seminar is open to all and free to attend. No booking is required. All seminars end with informal conversation and drinks and nibbles.

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Description

Queer Discipline Seminar with Zach Blas

—an artist and writer whose practice confronts technologies of capture, security, and control. Currently a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, Blas has exhibited and lectured internationally, recently at Gasworks, London; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore; e-flux, New York; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City. His recent works (Facial Weaponization Suite, 2011-14; Contra-Internet, 2014-2018) respond to biometric governmentality and network hegemony. One of is current projects is Informatic Opacity: The Art of Defacement in Biometric Times, a theoretical study that considers biometric facial recognition as an emerging form of global governance alongside aesthetico-political refusals of recognition, such as masked protest. His work has been featured in Artforum, Frieze, Art Review, Mousse Magazine, and The Guardian.

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