GREYORY BLAKE

greyory@gmail.com

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2018)

MFA in Photography and Film

Emerson College, Boston, MA (2010)

BS in Marketing Communication: Advertising and PR

Minor in Photography

Minor in Visual Studies and the Arts

UPCOMING:

The Prayer (Video), Besides the Screen, Graphic Intelligences & Algorithmic Fictions Conference, TBA Vitória and São Paulo, Brazil (September 2019)

Travelling Salesman (Silly Bees Pt. VIII) - itsnota_macys, Philadelphia, PA (TBA 2019)

“The Fable of the Bees or Private Vices, Publick Nemesis (Silly Bees Pt. VII)” for Number: 99, Wizardly prohibition; spells within reason (Number:Inc.) (TBA 2019)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS:

Valet, The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (January 2019)

XY1XY2XY3XY4, 419 W. Broad St, Richmond, VA (August 2018)

SFPC Code Societies Student Showcase, Prime Produce, New York, NY (July 2018)

Lessons from Ziggy - The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA (April 2018)

I would prefer not to - FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (January 2018)

S.A.D. - FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (November 2017)

Cybernetics Conference Library - Prime Produce, New York, NY (November 2017)

Weak Images - SEDIMENT, Richmond, VA (November 2017)

What We Do Is Secret - Warehouse #4, Richmond, VA (April 2017)

Good Group... - FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (April 2017)

Southern Blues : Volume Two - Valet Gallery, Richmond, VA (December 2016)

1-800-How's My Driving - FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA (November 2016)

Current Elements - Hack.RVA, Richmond, VA (October 2016)

TOGETHER/ALONE - Embassy, Los Angeles, CA (January 2016)

Positive Reinforcement - Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD (November 2015)

GREATER HITS - Booklyn, Brooklyn, NY (March 2015)

Open Space’s Publications and Multiples Fair VI - Baltimore Design School, Baltimore, MD (March 2015)

Medium Cool (2) - Prairie Production, Chicago, IL (August 2014)

Open Space’s Publications and Multiples Fair V - D Center, Baltimore, MD (March 2014)

Medium Cool (1) - Prairie Production, Chicago, IL (August 2013)

Bushwick Open Studios - Bat Haus, Brooklyn, NY (June 2013)

Open Space’s Publications and Multiples Fair IV - D Center, Baltimore, MD (March 2013)

Thrift Shop - Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH (February 2012)

Great Point - BackYard Projects, Real Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY (March 2012)

“gagosian gallery” - Coachsegesman Music and Arts Festival, Malibu, CA (January 2012)

Mischief Night: Flesh and Bone II - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (October 2011)

I’ve Zine the Darkness - dieschönestadt, Halle, Germany (June 2011)

PERFORMANCES & LECTURES:

“THE GRUMBLING HIVE: OR, KNAVES turn'd Honest. (Silly Bees Pt. VI)” Reading & Performance with Arbutus and John Andrew Wilhite-Hannisdal - 2801 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA (December 2018)

“Game Metanarrative” Performance & Lecture for Travis Austin’s Spectacle - SEDIMENT,
Richmond, VA (May 2018)

“Instructional Piece (Section 1: Reasonable Force played simultaneously with Alexander Iezzi’s
The Enfield Falls Suite)” with Patrick Harkin - Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC  
& 91.9 FM anti-watt Radio Broadcast (May 2018)

“Game Narrative” Performance and Lecture for Travis Austin’s Spectacle - SEDIMENT, Richmond, VA
(May 2018)

“Lessons from Ziggy: ‘Digital Assistance’” Radio Drama Performance - (echo)chamber, Richmond, VA
& 90.5 KGHI Terry Radio Digital Radio Broadcast (December 2017)

“Lessons from Ziggy: ‘Coffee Break for Capitalism’” Performance for Chino Amobi’s No Way Out - SEDIMENT, Richmond, VA (November 2017)

“Knotted Naught” PechaKucha Talk - VCU Depot, Richmond, VA (September 2017)

Untitled Performance for Ricardo Vicente Jose Ruiz and Corin Hewitt’s “love without eyes” Shortwave Radio Broadcast (February 2017)

“The Fight of the Century” PechaKucha Talk - VCU Depot, Richmond, VA (September 2016)

Submitted Jeremy Bentham’s Auto-Icon as “Tourist Attraction” - Google Maps (May 2015)

“Suck It and See” PechaKucha Talk - MICA Studio Center, Baltimore, MD (March 2014)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, RELEASES, & CONTRIBUTIONS:

“Research Assemblages for Silly Bees Pt. VII” in Heads Magazine #9 for UDLI Editions (April 2019)

Untitled Performance on “Boring Machine” for Travis Austin's AHum, Huner-Francis - HNR/F-06
(December 2018)

“Silly Bees Pt. IV” for Meridians & Constant Ritual (December 2018)

Bees Watching Clown w. Duck in Mirror (Silly Bees Pt. V) for NEOBEAT™ (October 2018)

“Because I’m an anarchist worker!” for Taeyoon Choi’s Distributed Web of Care Dat Zine - Decentralized Web Summit, San Francisco Mint, San Francisco, CA (August 2018)

April 9, 1999 on “Seems” for Pat Reynolds’ Caught Underneath It (October 2016)

Section 1: Reasonable Force for SLAAT - SLA001 (May 2016)

Exit Strategies for Lupin - LE003 (March 2015)

Suck the Fystem for Booklyn Imprint - EDB1006 (February 2015)

A Poem for Ghost Proposal Issue 3 (September 2013)

Another Thought no. 12 for HAUS Issue 1 (April 2013)

Egg & Don’t Try for twohundredfiftysixcolors (April 2013)

Glitch Studies for Composite Arts Magazine Aberration Issue (June 2012)

Selected Tweets for Travis Hollenbeck’s Twitter Faves (September 2011)

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:

Game Metanarrative (Self-Published, 2018) - SEDIMENT Public Art Book Library

Game Narrative (Self-Published, 2018) - SEDIMENT Public Art Book Library

The Prayer (Laser Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - The GenderFail Archive Project

The Prayer (Laser Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - MoMA Library

The Prayer (Laser Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - Whitney Museum Library

The Prayer (Risograph Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - MoMA Library

The Prayer (Risograph Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - Whitney Museum Library

The Prayer (Xerox Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - MoMA Library

The Prayer (Xerox Version) (Self-Published, 2017) - Whitney Museum Library

Self-Driving Car (Self-Published, 2016) - Cybernetics Library

Exit Strategies (Lupin, 2015) - Whitney Museum Library

Suck the Fystem (Booklyn, 2015) - Los Angeles Contemporary Archive

Suck the Fystem (Booklyn, 2015) - New York Public Library

Suck the Fystem (Booklyn, 2015) - Whitney Museum Library

THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS:

Service Sanctuary Call - The Foxhole, Chicago, IL (June 2016)

Vacation - The Den Theatre, Chicago, IL (November 2014)

Bear Claw - The Side Project Theatre, Chicago, IL (August 2013)

From the Nightshade Family - Chicago Fringe Festival, Chicago, IL (September 2011)

MARCH - Edmonton International Fringe Festival, Edmonton, AB (August 2010)

MARCH - Calgary Fringe Festival, Calgary, AB (July 2010)

MARCH - First Church in Boston, Boston, MA (July 2010)

RESIDENCIES:

School for Poetic Computation: Code Societies, New York, NY (July 2018)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Design Technician at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University (January 2019 - Present)

Graduate Assistant, Documentary Film Editor for Shawn O. Utsey, Ph.D. (August 2016 - July 2018)

Graphics Illustrator at Groupon (December 2010 - April 2016)

Design Intern at Boston’s Weekly Dig (June 2010 - August 2010)