Joshua Pablo Rosenstock is a multimedia artist, musician, and educator based in Somerville, MA. His work playfully explores the relationship between humans, technology, and the natural world. He uses an ever-expanding repertoire of analog, digital, and craft techniques to create dynamic intermedia works that incorporate moving images, sound, sculptural installation, and interactive performance.
He earned a BA in Visual Art & Semiotics from Brown University and an MFA in Art & Technology Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In between, he worked to launch ZEUM, an art and technology museum in San Francisco, creating interactive exhibits and developing digital art curricula for students and teachers.
As a multimedia artist he has presented work in venues as diverse as the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Cabaret Voltaire in Zürich, Switzerland, the Dislocate festival in Yokohama, Japan, and the Montreal Anarchist Book Fair. Josh was an Artist in Research at the Berwick Research Institute. Additionally, he is a multi-instrumentalist who has performed in musical ensembles throughout the Bay Area, Midwest, and New England.
He is a Professor of Art and Interactive Media at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he was the first visual art professor on the faculty, teaching in the Interactive Media & Game Development program. He received WPI’s Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education in 2008.