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New York Times
admin | 30, March
Rob Roth Previews the Black Party, a ‘Night to Let Go of Your Inhibitions’ By Brian Sloanmarch | March 29, 2017This Saturday night, thousands of gay men will don leather outfits or the skimpiest of black accessories to dance at a club on the Far West Side of Manhattan for
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Artforum
admin | 09, June
Jackie 60 was a laboratory for performance work that didn't belong in a theater but wasn't traditional nightclub fare either. By Johanna Fateman | A musician, writer, and an owner of Seagull Salon in New York. She is working on a book about Andrea Dworkin.ON JUNE 28,2015—that hot Friday when
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Friends of the Highline
admin | 30, March
Up Late: A Conversation with Rob Roth BY VICTORIA TRIPSAS | JULY 8, 2016On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate
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About

Rob Roth is a multiplatform artist and director based in New York City, and received his BFA from Pratt Institute in 1991. Roth has continually combined a variety of media in his distinctive works of art–using theater, film, audio, and performance–to create the richly textured work showcased at such venues as the New Museum for Contemporary Art, PS122, Abrons Art Center, Galapagos Art Space, the Museum of Arts and Design, Deitch Projects, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.

Roth’s work had its early fertilization in the 1990’s at New York City’s legendary underground nightclub, MOTHER, and his poetic visual language springs from his initial training as a painter. As an artist and believer in theater as ritual, Roth creates lyrical and mysterious works within an within a deconstructed narrative. With a critical eye on our hypocritical culture, he presents deep and poetic forms of film, theater and sound, usually within a hybrid of each.  His explorations of cinematic language and form within live performance, result in creations of haunting imagery influenced by renaissance painting, classic Hollywood films, and mystical chemistry, that combined, plumb the depths of eroticism, human sexuality and death.

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Photographed by Paula Court

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