Guest solo performer & multimedia artist, In Triplicate, Fall 2019
Matt Romein is an artist and performer working at the intersection of live performance, generative computer art, and multi-media installation. Originally trained as an actor, he has worked in NYC’s downtown theater and dance community as a sound and video designer while also making his own technology-centric live performances. His design work includes Plural Love by Kristine Haruna Lee + Jen Goma, Knot in My Name by Ita Segev, King by Neal Medlyn, and 50/50 Old School Animation by Peter Mills Weiss + Julia Mounsey. His design and performance work has been shown at BAM, Soho Rep, The Public Theater, 3LD Art + Technology Center, and more.
A self-taught coder, he has developed and designed large scale visual and interactive installations that have been shown at Sundance’s New Frontier Program in Park City, Utah, IDFA’s Doclab in Amsterdam, and SXSW in Austin, Texas, among others. He has had artist residencies and received grants from Pioneer Works, Google, CultureHub, Signal Culture, NYU, and more.
He is currently a Human in Residence at NYU’s ITP, a masters program focused on creative uses of art and technology, where he is researching experiments in virtual performance and teaching as an adjunct professor.