Roddy Schrock is an arts organizer and curator. As a non-profit leader, he specializes in building institutional capacity and conceives and implements programs that elevate artists' works in society. As the executive director of Eyebeam, he guides its focus to realign societal relationships with emergent technologies. He is also the host of the Informer, a podcast featuring casual conversations with leading artists, technologists, and thinkers.
He has been an active practitioner in the arts, living and working in Japan and continuing studies in the Netherlands. He has written extensively for anthologies, periodicals, and other publications. As a digital and sound artist, Schrock has been commissioned by Meet the Composer, the American Music Center, The Netherlands America Foundation, and Ostrava New Music Days, among others. He received an MFA from Mills College in Oakland.
He currently teaches in the Curatorial Practice MA Program at the School of Visual Arts and has taught at the Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music (STEIM), California College of the Arts, and New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. He sits on the Netherlands America Foundation Cultural Committee, and was a founding board member of Art+Feminism. He regularly serves on national and international art award juries.
He makes Brooklyn home where he lives with his partner, the writer Joon Oluchi Lee.
To commission Roddy Schrock, or for media engagement, or to say hi, please contact him directly at roddy AT roddyschrock DOT net
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