Claudia La Rocco

Claudia La Rocco’s recent and ongoing collaborations include projects with the performance company Findlay//Sandsmark, the sound artist Martijn Tellinga, the choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener and the composer Phillip Greenlief. La Rocco founded thePerformanceClub.org, which won a 2011 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and focuses on criticism as a literary art form. A member of the Off the Park poetry press, she contributes frequently to the New York Times and Artforum.com. She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in Art Criticism and Writing, and teaches at such institutions as Princeton University, Arizona State University and Movement Research. La Rocco is a research fellow for the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and documenter/evaluator for The Hatchery Project. She has had residencies at Mount Tremper Arts, Headlands Center for the Arts and, currently, LMCC’s Process Space on Governors Island.  She serves on the board of the Poetry Project. A book of her selected writings will be published by Badlands Unlimited in fall 2014.