Blake Shaw is a media artist who works at the intersection of video, critical pedagogy, telecommunication technology, and public space intervention. His work involves the construction of situations that facilitate collaborations between activists and artists around experimental media in attempts to instigate political novelty. He is the co-founder of the new media art collective SWEATSHOPPE with Bruno Levy. His works and performances have been exhibited at a wide range of venues, including: The Akademie der Künste Berlin, V-A-C Foundation Venice, The National Gallery of Denmark, The Centre for Art on Migration Politics, The Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, The Brooklyn Museum, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Qalandyia International, The Media Architecture Biennale and The Museum of the Moving Image, among others. He has won awards for his work including a Vimeo Award and the Le Havre Biennale Prix Partouche. His works have been featured in a variety of publications including The Atlantic, Huffington Post, The Creators Project and The New York Times.