Evan Roth

Emerging Fields, 2016

Evan Roth is an American artist based in Paris whose work visualizes and archives culture through unintended uses of technologies. Creating prints, sculptures, videos and websites, Roth is interested in the philosophies of hacker communities, as applied to digital and non-digital systems, and in the relationship between misuse and self-empowerment. His work is in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Israel Museum and has been exhibited recently at the 2016 Biennale of Sydney; Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) at Whitechapel Gallery; and, This Is for Everyone at the Museum of Modern Art. Roth was born in Okemos, MI in 1978. He earned a BS in Architecture from the University of Maryland and an MFA from the Design and Technology department at Parsons. He co-founded the arts organizations Graffiti Research Lab and the Free Art & Technology Lab.