Gary Zhexi Zhang is an artist and writer.
04.2018 / Cross-feed, duo exhibition with Aniara Omann, Market Gallery at Glasgow International 2018
07.2017 / Hereafter, Group Exhibition, SPACE Art & Technology at The White Building, London.
02.2017 / ALL CHANNELS OPEN, Group Exhibition, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge.
09.2015 / Would You Like Help?, Group Exhibition, EMBASSY Gallery, Edinburgh.
09.2018 / ‘Parasite (物流)’, Swamp School, Lithuanian Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale
05.2017 / Body and Camera Film Festival, Mana Contemporary, Chicago.
04.2017 / Filmideo 2017, Index Art Centre, New Jersey.
02.2017 / Open Screening, Whitechapel Gallery, London.
11.2016 / Tenderpixel 2016 Shortlist, The Horse Hospital, London.
08.2016 / Mount Florida Screenings, Glasgow.
04.2016 / PRAKSIS @ Oslo Open, Atelier Nord X, Oslo.
12.2015 / MONO4.1, hosted by Rafal Zajko, Ciné 13 Theatre, Paris.
10.2015 / Tenderpixel 2015 Shortlist, Institute of Contemporary Art, London.
Residencies and Awards
2019 / Harvard Film Study Center Fellowship.
2019 / UK Associate Artist Residency, Delfina Foundation.
2018 / MIT Journal of Design and Science (JoDS) essay award.
2018 / Honorable mention, MIT Harold and Arlene Schnitzer award.
2017 / Grant, the Elephant Trust.
2017 / Graduate fellowship, MIT Department of Architecture.
2017 / Residency, CCA Creative Labs, Glasgow.
2017 / Residency, Connect/Exchange at BALTIC, NewBridge Project and Northern Film & Media.
2017 / Residency, Space Art + Technology.
2017 / Residency, Wysing Poly.
2017 / Residency, PRAKSIS Oslo ‘Posthumanism and New Technologies’.
2016 / Santander Scholarship, Darwin College, Cambridge.
2015 / BREESE LITTLE Prize for Art Criticism: Volume X.
Performances, Presentations and Conferences
10.2018 / ‘Net Work’, Dutch Design Week Antenna programme, Eindhoven.
09.2018 / ‘Aesthetics of Decentralization’, Swamp School, Lithuanian Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale.
09.2018 / ‘Systems Aesthetics’ RIXC Art Science Festival, “Global Control”, Riga.
08.2018 / (workshop co-lead) ‘Internet as a City’ at Decentralized Web Summit 2018.
04.2018 / Opening panel discussion, Glasgow International Festival, Reid Building.
06.2017 / ‘Erotics of the Interface’, in conversation with Prof. Beryl Graham, Stuart Hall Library.
05.2017 / ‘A tapeworm without a gut’, performance in conjunction with Jenna Sutela’s solo exhibition at Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland.
04.2017 / ‘Beyond Telepathy’, performance and in-conversation at Somerset House, with Jenna Sutela, Jamie Sutcliffe and Luciana Parisi, organised by Taru Elfving.
11.2016 / ‘Meeting the Machine Half-way, symposium organised with David Blandy and Larry Achiampong at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire.
10.2016 / ‘Posthuman PechaKucha’, an interdisciplinary symposium organised at the 2016 Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
04.2016 / ‘The Aesthetics of Derealisation’, conference presentation at ART MONEY CRISIS, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge.
05.2016 / ‘Network Nature: Metabolic Machines’ – conference presentation and screening at “Speeding and Braking: Navigating Acceleration”, Screen and Audiovisual Cultures, Goldsmiths.
2019 / S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2016 / M.Phil University of Cambridge
2015 / BA Glasgow School of Art
2014 / Diploma in Urban Theory, Mejan Arc