Sam Wolk is a new media artist living in New York. His practice hybridizes analog and digital media and explores generative systems through a variety of forms, including 16mm film, bookmaking, audiovisual and interactive installation, performance, archival research, and experimental animation. He is especially interested in the role of integrating the body into the performance of electronic and experimental music.
His work has been presented at the Österreichisches Filmmuseum (Vienna, AT), Beton7 (Athens, GR), the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts (MA), dA Center for the Arts Pomona (CA), John Knowles Paine Concert Hall (MA), the Loeb Experimental Theatre (MA), and elsewhere. He has also given guest lectures at UCLA's Design and Media Arts Program and Harvard University's John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and taught at Pioneer Works.
He graduated from the Visual and Environmental Studies Program (VES) at Harvard College, where he also studied at the Harvard University Studio for Electro-acoustic Composition (HUSEAC). He has worked as a research assistant and developed custom software for many artists, including Adam Pendleton, Cheyney Thompson, Eli Keszler, Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, Eric Frye, Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel, and Luke Fowler, Simone Niquille, and Dániel Péter Biró.