About
Roderick Schrock
Director

Roderick is responsible for strategic and operational leadership.

He is an active digital artist, having presented work at the Kennedy Center for the Arts, SFMoMA, Super Deluxe (Tokyo), RedCat Theater, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles). He has toured, spoken, and curated widely.

His essays have been published by MIT Press and appear regularly on Huffington Post. He is adjunct faculty at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and sits on the Netherland-America Foundation Cultural Commission as well as the Board of Curatious.

@rddy

Roderick Schrock

Director

Roderick is responsible for strategic and operational leadership.

He is an active digital artist, having presented work at the Kennedy Center for the Arts, SFMoMA, Super Deluxe (Tokyo), RedCat Theater, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles). He has toured, spoken, and curated widely.

His essays have been published by MIT Press and appear regularly on Huffington Post. He is adjunct faculty at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and sits on the Netherland-America Foundation Cultural Commission as well as the Board of Curatious.

@rddy

Board

Emma Canarick
Chair

Joe Versace
Treasurer

Jed Alpert
Chair Emeritus

David Howe

Marcy Bloom

Steve Lambert
Alum

Brennon Marcano

David K. Park

Tatiana Platt

Ellen Sandor

Board

Emma Canarick
Chair

Joe Versace
Treasurer

Jed Alpert
Chair Emeritus

David Howe

Marcy Bloom

Steve Lambert
Alum

Brennon Marcano

David K. Park

Tatiana Platt

Ellen Sandor

Billy Dang
Creative Technology Manager

Billy researches and develops art concerning interactive and wearable technologies.

The driving force behind his work is the seamless integration of design and technology. He is constantly looking for new digital fabrication, material, and physical computation technologies to create tangible objects that are both beautiful and smart.

billy.dang@eyebeam.org

Billy Dang

Creative Technology Manager

Billy researches and develops art concerning interactive and wearable technologies.

The driving force behind his work is the seamless integration of design and technology. He is constantly looking for new digital fabrication, material, and physical computation technologies to create tangible objects that are both beautiful and smart.

billy.dang@eyebeam.org

David Xu Borgonjon
Communications Manager

David Borgonjon

David Borgonjon is all about art and organizations. 

He is a founding editor of SCREEN, curated Really, Socialism?!, and is on the board of Momenta Art. He writes widely on problems of form for art magazines, and has been supported by the New Museum, the Laundromat Project, and Wave Hill. He is on the board of Momenta Art.

david.borgonjon@eyebeam.org

David Borgonjon

David Xu Borgonjon

Communications Manager

David Borgonjon is all about art and organizations. 

He is a founding editor of SCREEN, curated Really, Socialism?!, and is on the board of Momenta Art. He writes widely on problems of form for art magazines, and has been supported by the New Museum, the Laundromat Project, and Wave Hill. He is on the board of Momenta Art.

david.borgonjon@eyebeam.org

Erica Kermani
Director of Community Engagement

Erica Kermani

Erica Kermani is an artist, educator, and community organizer.

Erica develops and produces project-based public programming around social justice, arts, and technology. Her roles as organizer, educator and arts administrator have been informed by over fifteen years of experience at organizations including BRIC Arts Media, Arts High Foundation, Media Arts Center San Diego, Center on Policy Initiatives, and Q-Team. Erica’s arts practice involves traditional textile fabrication and new media installation informed by queer identity, subversion, feminism, and Iranian culture. Erica received a Bachelor’s of the Arts in both Visual Arts (Media-Computing) and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.

erica@eyebeam.org

Erica Kermani

Erica Kermani

Director of Community Engagement

Erica Kermani is an artist, educator, and community organizer.

Erica develops and produces project-based public programming around social justice, arts, and technology. Her roles as organizer, educator and arts administrator have been informed by over fifteen years of experience at organizations including BRIC Arts Media, Arts High Foundation, Media Arts Center San Diego, Center on Policy Initiatives, and Q-Team. Erica’s arts practice involves traditional textile fabrication and new media installation informed by queer identity, subversion, feminism, and Iranian culture. Erica received a Bachelor’s of the Arts in both Visual Arts (Media-Computing) and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.

erica@eyebeam.org

Laura Welzenbach
Program Manager

Laura Welzenbach

Laura runs the residency and develops programs.

Before Eyebeam, Laura was Executive Manager of the sound:frame Festival from 2009 to 2013. She has also been involved as a Project Manager in festivals like Ars Electronica, Toronto International Film Festival, and Electra. Her experience includes collaborative projects with many distinguished arts organizations and festivals in Vienna including the MAK Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, MQ Museums Quartier, and k/haus Kuenstlerhaus. She holds a master’s in Theatre, Film and Media Studies from the University of Vienna, and has studied dance and cultural management.

laura.welzenbach@eyebeam.org

Laura Welzenbach

Laura Welzenbach

Program Manager

Laura runs the residency and develops programs.

Before Eyebeam, Laura was Executive Manager of the sound:frame Festival from 2009 to 2013. She has also been involved as a Project Manager in festivals like Ars Electronica, Toronto International Film Festival, and Electra. Her experience includes collaborative projects with many distinguished arts organizations and festivals in Vienna including the MAK Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, MQ Museums Quartier, and k/haus Kuenstlerhaus. She holds a master’s in Theatre, Film and Media Studies from the University of Vienna, and has studied dance and cultural management.

laura.welzenbach@eyebeam.org

Magali Duzant
Bookkeeper

Magali Duzant

Magali is a NY-based artist working with time-based processes to examine the role of technology as a mediator of our experiences.

She received a BA of Humanities and Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from Parsons, The New School for Design. She has shown her work at the Queens Museum, the State Hermitage Museum, and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, among many other spaces. She was awarded a Queens Council on The Arts Grant in 2015 for her public work, Live Streaming Sunset.

Magali Duzant

Magali Duzant

Bookkeeper

Magali is a NY-based artist working with time-based processes to examine the role of technology as a mediator of our experiences.

She received a BA of Humanities and Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from Parsons, The New School for Design. She has shown her work at the Queens Museum, the State Hermitage Museum, and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, among many other spaces. She was awarded a Queens Council on The Arts Grant in 2015 for her public work, Live Streaming Sunset.

Mike Clemow
Sound Art Associate

Michael Clemow is an American interdisciplinary artist and composer based in Brooklyn, NY.

His work is manifested in performances and installations, often making use of technology enabling improvisation using complex systems. His practice references the traditions of improvised music and sound art as well as his academic studies in technology, computer science, and philosophy.

Clemow is an avid field recordist and this practice satisfies his wanderlust while providing much material for his works. He has recently recorded in the Limpopo region and Cape Town, South Africa, the inner Hebrides, Scotland, and the occupied West Bank in Palestine.

Mike Clemow

Sound Art Associate

Michael Clemow is an American interdisciplinary artist and composer based in Brooklyn, NY.

His work is manifested in performances and installations, often making use of technology enabling improvisation using complex systems. His practice references the traditions of improvised music and sound art as well as his academic studies in technology, computer science, and philosophy.

Clemow is an avid field recordist and this practice satisfies his wanderlust while providing much material for his works. He has recently recorded in the Limpopo region and Cape Town, South Africa, the inner Hebrides, Scotland, and the occupied West Bank in Palestine.

Interns

Ian Ginsberg
Media Intern

Rebecca Shapass
Media Intern

Jeevan Farias
Communications Intern

Marcha Johnson
Communications Intern

Zak Ziebell
Communications Intern

Jesse Johnson
Digital Fabrication Intern

Danli Hu
Digital Fabrication Intern

Judy Lee
Programs Intern 

Lily Pisano
Programs Intern 

Bizz Fretty
Development Intern

Caspian Alavi-Flint
Development Intern

 

Interns

Ian Ginsberg
Media Intern

Rebecca Shapass
Media Intern

Jeevan Farias
Communications Intern

Marcha Johnson
Communications Intern

Zak Ziebell
Communications Intern

Jesse Johnson
Digital Fabrication Intern

Danli Hu
Digital Fabrication Intern

Judy Lee
Programs Intern 

Lily Pisano
Programs Intern 

Bizz Fretty
Development Intern

Caspian Alavi-Flint
Development Intern