Rob Roth

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Rob Roth
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Born(1968-12-18)December 18, 1968
New York City, United States
EducationPratt Institute
Known forFilm, video art, visual art, installation, theater, performance
Websiterob-roth.com

Rob Roth is an American multidisciplinary artist and director based in New York City. He works in a variety of media including theater, video, sculpture and performance. Roth received his BFA from Pratt Institute and has exhibited different work at a variety of venues including the New Museum,[1] Performance Space 122,[2] HERE Arts Center,[3] Museum of Arts and Design,[4] and Deitch Projects.[5] His work had its early fertilization in the 1990s New York City nightlife arena, most notably at the underground nightclub, Jackie 60 / MOTHER,[6] as well as The Black Party.[7]

In 2018, Roth premiered the theater piece Soundstage, featuring actor Rebecca Hall.[8] He also directed the music video Doom or Destiny[9] by Blondie featuring Joan Jett which appeared on several "Best of 2017"[10] lists as well as performing in Atlas Obscura's site specific Into the Veil[11] event at Green-Wood Cemetery. In 2016, Roth presented his site specific sound installation Night Paving: The Aural History of Jackie 60 and Mother[12] on NYC's Highline. Most recently, Roth was creative director on Debbie Harry's memoir Face It[13] as well as directing the short film "Blondie: Vivir En La Habana"[14] which had its North American premiere at the 20th Anniversary of Tribeca Film Festival.

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  1. ^ "The Mystery of Claywoman". nyartbeat.com.
  2. ^ "Screet Test". New York Times.
  3. ^ "SOUNDSTAGE". here.org.
  4. ^ "Screen Test film premiere". madmuseum.org.
  5. ^ "The Mystery of Claywoman at Deitch Projects". Deitch Projects.
  6. ^ Johanna, Fateman. "Jackie 60". Artforum.com.
  7. ^ "The Black Party". New York Times.
  8. ^ "Rob Roth's "Soundstage" Fires Up Acoustic Imaginaries". September 22, 2018.
  9. ^ Dunn, Frankie. "newsflash: debbie harry and joan jett narrate the impending apocalypse". i-d.vice.com.
  10. ^ "The best music videos of 2017". www.yahoo.com.
  11. ^ "Into The Veil". donyc.com.
  12. ^ "Up Late". The High Line.
  13. ^ "Face It". Dazed.
  14. ^ "Blondie: Vivir En La Habana". Rolling Stone.

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