Zach Nader is a Brooklyn-based artist who alters and interrupts photographic information in an inquiry-based practice, offering new insights on how images program our world and conditioning. Applying a variety of techniques, including digital-image rendering, painting, and sculpting, Nader reprograms found and personal images to present new possibilities for interpreting their form, content, and function.
Nader grew up in Dallas, Texas, and received his MFA in photography at Texas Tech University. Since arriving in New York in 2011, his work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions and projects include a video installation on 23 electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks in Times Square, as part of month-long nightly series called Midnight Moment, four exhibitions at Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and Fly-Back at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts in Birmingham, AL. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions and screenings, including venues such as Cultuurcentrum Hasselt, Belgium; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel; Eyebeam, New York; and Interstate Projects, Brooklyn. He was an artist in residence at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, as part of their Center for Art and Innovation Residency Program.