About

Zach Krall (b. 1993) is a visual artist and creative technologist using images, video, and code to explore a contemporary understanding of the human condition.

Krall was born in Japan, raised in Maine, and moved to New York City to attend the School of Visual Arts where he earned a BFA in Photography. Krall continues to live and work in New York City as an MFA candidate in the Design and Technology program at Parsons School of Design.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

    [Current]
  • MFA Design + Technology, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)
    2015
  • BFA Photography, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Exhibitions

    2017
  • where-hows, Where Haus (The Hole, NY)
  • Unauthorized SFMOMA Show #560, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA)
  • All Staff Art Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
    2016
  • Slippery When Wet, Chinatown Soup (New York, NY)
  • Obstructed Views, Scott Charmin Gallery (Houston, TX)
  • Art-A-Hack, ThoughtWorks (New York, NY)
  • Terrible Children, Chinatown Soup (New York, NY)
    2015
  • Miami Project Art Fair, School of Visual Arts (Miami, FL)
  • Fruit Salad, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Deep Web Neverland, JETLAG (Fahaheel, Kuwait) online
  • Mentors, SVA Chelsea Gallery (New York, NY)
  • IT MOVES!, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • 17th Annual Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine Gallery (New York, NY)
    2014
  • On Training, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • PhotoFeast, Parsons The New School of Design (New York, NY)
  • Pantoum, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Self Portraiture Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Spring Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Installations, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Intrusion Symptoms, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
    2013
  • Yet to be Determined, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY) solo
  • Scholarship Exhibition, Sanford-Springvale Arts Association (Sanford, ME) solo
    2012
  • Freshmen Photography Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Appropriated Images, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Performances

    2019
  • Algorave, March 13th, Sunnyvale (New York, NY)
  • hex90, March 10th, The Footlight (Ridgewood, NY)
  • Algorave, February 23rd, Babycastles (New York, NY)
  • TOPLAP 15th Anniversary Live-Stream, February 14th, TOPLAP.org (Sheffeild, UK)
  • Synchrony 2019 Algorave, January 11th, Babycastles (New York, NY)
    2018
  • LiveCodeNYC Algorave, December 14th, Indy Hall (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Code Reigns over Sunnyvale, November 14, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Algorave, September 26, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)

Film Screenings

    2016
  • After School Special, September 16, SVA Theatre (New York, NY)
  • SVA Premieres, June 2, The Linwood Dunn Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

Awards

    2019
  • Graduate Student Research Fund, The New School (New York, NY)
    2013
  • Emerging Artist Award, V&M Photography

Hackathons & Residencies

    2019
  • Synchrony 2019 Compos, January 12th, Shopify (Montreal, CA)
    2016
  • Art-A-Hack, "KinectVR" Participant, The Volumetric Society, ThoughtWorks, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (Brooklyn, NY)

Teaching

    2017
  • "GIF IT!" Workshop - March 3, 2017 National Art Education Association Convention (New York, NY)
  • SVA Pre-College
    Digital Photography (PHP-0102-A), Guest Lecturer
    Studio Photography (PHP-0301-A), Guest Lecturer

Curatorial Projects

    2017
  • Log On co-curated with Emily Sussman, Ludlow House (New York, NY)
    2016
  • What Happens When…, POWRPLNT (Brooklyn, NY)
    2015
  • IT MOVES!, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Bibliography

    2015
  • Bratton, Benjamin. "Machine Vision," DIS Magazine: Data Issue (ed. Marvin Jordan and Mike Pepi), March 16, 2015.
  • "Zach Krall: Selected Works," Published by Conveyor Arts (Jersey City, NJ) and School of Visual Arts (New York, NY).
    2012
  • Name Magazine: Issue 3, ed. Lauren Poor, pp. 30-37

Press

    2015
  • Bodick, Noelle. "Highlights from Miami Project 2015," Blouin Art Info, December 3, 2015.
  • "SVA On View at Miami Art Week 2015," SVA Close Up, December 2, 2015.
    2013
  • Scully, James. "An Exclusive Look At V&M Photography’s Final 15 Artists in Their Emerging Artist Series," The Wall Breakers (blog), February 11, 2013.
    2012
  • "Krall is June’s featured artist," Foster’s, June 7, 2012.
    2011
  • Keyes, Bob. "Arts Dispatches," Portland Press Herald, May 1, 2011.

Interviews