Brett Wallace is a New York-based artist, writer, and filmmaker exploring work, technology, and the greater economy. He is also the founder of AMAZING INDUSTRIES, a research engine that fosters discussions about work, and a core member of the Amazon Observatory, a virtual laboratory established and working in solidarity with the fightback against Amazon’s growing power. He is best known for socially committed projects which explore the practices, spaces, and territories of labor in the 21st century. The lines of inquiry in his practice include how are new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, and new platforms reshaping work? How are the workers that keep society running treated, dignified, reskilled? What needs to change in the future of work to create a more just and equal society?
Reviews of his work include The New York Times, Brooklyn Rail, Art in America, ARTnews, Artnet, Artslant, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn Magazine, and BmoreArt. Wallace’s work has recently screened and exhibited at the Socially Relevant Film Festival, The New School, NURTUREart, Our Networks, and Silas Von Morisse Gallery. He is an alumnus of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Harvard Business School, and he holds an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.