FAMU International AMU = DAMU + FAMU + HAMU

FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS IN PRAGUE

Eric Rosenzveig

Eric Rosenzveig

Head of FAMU Center of Audiovisual Studies (CAS), media artist

Eric Rosenzveig was born in Montreal, Canada. He is an artist, curator & music producer of music, and an educator whose focus has been on the relation between sound and image. 
His past art projects include a series of consumer electronics devices as artworks (FUNTV and others); PlayListNetWork, an online system for collaborative media making and public display that also included an artwork of the same name (2001-2004); the Appearance Machine, an artificial life system that streamed continual animated media from garbage collected in his neighborhood (1998-2002, and winner of Vida 3.0 prizes for artificial life artworks and The Telefilm Canada Prize at Images Festival Toronto for best film and video in Festival, exhibited at The Kitchen and The New Museum, NYC and other venues internationally). 

His productions have included Pharoah Sanders & Mahmoud Guinia, The Trance of Seven Colors, (recorded in Morocco, winner Downbeat magazine Beyond Category album of the year). In 1992 he produced the series Musiques et Traditions du Monde a series of 17 free public concerts for the City of Montreal´s 350th anniversary. In 2001-2002 he was artistic and managing director of the sound art gallery Engine 27 in New York. Since his teen years, he has also worked professionally as a photographer. 

Eric is currently the Department Chair of the Center for Audio Visual Studies at FAMU (an art school within the film school). He teaches courses on open narrative structures, new media histories, sound for moving image and practical workshops on contemporary art making. 

In addition to his own art practice, he teaches electro-acoustic music composition at NYU in Prague and he is a director of the Liz Gerring Dance Company in New York City. 
He´s lived in Prague since 2007.