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

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
  • 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

    2016
  • Art-A-Hack, "KinectVR" Participant, The Volumetric Society, ThoughtWorks, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (Brooklyn, NY)

Teaching

    2019
  • "Coding visuals in Javascript with Hydra" Workshop,February 2, 2019, Music Community Lab, NYU Magnet (Brooklyn, NY)
    2018
  • "Sound & Light & Code" Workshop - December 15, 2018 Indy Hall (Philadelphia, PA)
    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