Sarah Rothberg

Assistant Arts Professor

headshot of Sarah against a virtual reality background

Sarah Rothberg is an Assistant Arts Professor at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) / Interactive Media Arts (IMA). SR holds a BA with High Honors in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing from UC Berkeley, and an MPS from ITP.

SR is an artist who works with interactive media, most often with immersive experiences like virtual/augmented reality and computer mediated performance. SR's artwork has been shown internationally in art/tech spaces ranging from Tribeca to bitforms gallery, CES, and Sotheby's. SR's work engages with embodiment, the impact of new media, and the relationship between the personal and complex systems.

Prior to joining ITP as faculty, SR was a research fellow at ITP, an adjunct professor at ITP/IMA and the New School, co-developed and led an XR masterclass at the Onassis STEGI Foundation, and designed and facilitated speculative futures workshops at various colleges and institutions nationwide. SR is the featured artist and co-creator for Apple's [AR]t lab, which runs at Apple stores internationally, has been a NEW INC member with Rhizome/Bell Lab's Experiments with Art and Technology track, and an artist-in-residence with Harvestwoks, Mana Contemporary, and Adobe.