Rachel Devorah Wood Rome is an American sonic artist whose works engage the poetics and politics of their specific context.
Her work has been heard in the U.S. at Art in Odd Places, The William Benton Museum of Art, the California Electronic Music Exchange, the Computer Music Center at Columbia University, Detroit Contemporary, the Granoff Center at Brown University, the International Horn Symposium, the International Society for Improvised Music Festival/Conference, the International SuperCollider Symposium, Music for People and Thingamajigs, the National Opera Center, New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Omaha Under the Radar, Pioneer Works, The Stone, the Virginia Film Festival, and the Watermill Center, as well as abroad in Canada, China, Cuba, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy, the Netherlands, and Norway.
She has published writings on art and social power in Emergency Index, Feminist Media Histories, and parallax, and she was plenary speaker at Feminist Theory and Music 14.
Her installation Revontulet at Sound and Music Computing 2017 won the Ruth Anderson Installation Prize from the International Alliance of Women in Music, and she has received support from the Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation (Berlin), EMS (Stockholm), GRM (Paris), MassMoCA [U.S.], MoKS [Estonia], MIT’s OpenDocLab [U.S.], the New Museum (New York), New Music USA, røst [Norway], and STEIM (Amsterdam).
She is an Assistant Professor of Electronic Production and Design at the Berklee College of Music, Boston.
photo by Danielle Judith Zola Carr
contact at racheldevorahstudio at gmail dot com