Christiana Rose

2019 speaker


Interdisciplinary New Media Artist & Creative Technologist

Christiana Rose is a graduate student in the Digital Musics Program at Dartmouth currently designing interactive musical systems for aerialist and acrobatic movement. Her work is interdisciplinary and centers on re-imagining and inverting the ordinary absurdities of this world. Rose blends the disciplines of sound, contemporary circus arts, film, interactive system design and theater. SALTO and the American Skin, among other works, have been featured in festivals, galleries and conferences in New York, London, Oslo, and Copenhagen. Rose holds a double-degree in Technology in Music and Related Arts (TIMARA) and Cinema Studies from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music. She is also a graduate of Prague Film School and MOTH Contemporary Circus Center. She aims to critique and inspire dialogue, introspection, and action into our behaviors, digital technologies, and nature. Through her work Rose invites audience members and performers to find connections, reflect on resonances and challenge incongruencies.