Afterglow Festival

Rob Roth

July 18th, 2011  |  Published in Artists

New York City-born director, performer and visual artist Rob Roth’s work draws from photography, video, painting and dramaturgy to create experiences that blend media and performance into a lyrical spectacle.  Rob was a founding member of Click + Drag, the infamous Saturday night at renowned NYC club Mother. He has created works for such artists as Debbie Harry (Blondie), Justin Bond, Theo Kogan, Julie Tolentino and Big Art Group. His work has been exhibited at a variety of venues including the New Museum for Contemporary Art, Performance Space122, Abrons Art Center, Galapagos Art Space, Museum of Arts and Design and Deitch Projects as well as the Whitney Museum of American Art. Roth’s recent work includes NIGHTVISON, a performance piece with Marti Domination , the live durational installation, Synaptic Efficacy Refreshment, and Degrees of Freedom, for The London Biennale NYC Satellite Event at Christopher Henry Gallery , NYC  as well as working on the reinterpretation/video installation of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars’ Video with director Barney Clay and photographer Mick Rock for Creators Project premiering at La Gaîté lyrique, Paris in June.