Alex Galloway


Emerging Fields, 2006

Alex Galloway is a programmer, author, and the former director of content and technology at the online art platform He is a founding member of the software collective RSG, whose first work is Carnivore, a data surveillance project based on FBI software of the same name. His previous work, Prepared Playstation, is included in the survey exhibition Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-based Art at Pace Wildenstein Gallery. He has also exhibited at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, White Columns, and PS1, all in New York City, and internationally at the Intercommunication Center in Tokyo, Transmediale in Berlin, and The ICA in London. His first book, Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization, was published in 2004 by MIT Press. He is an assistant professor at New York University.