Steven Chodoriwsky is a designer, artist, writer, and educator. His research-centered practice engages with performance and interdisciplinary platforms, pedagogical models, and speculative acts of reading and writing for/with the built environment. His projects employ a diverse range of media including site-specific installations, workshops, bookworks, theatre pieces, and audio-visual artifacts.
He is currently based in Salt Lake City, and is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Multi-Disciplinary Design program at the University of Utah. Prior to this, he taught at Cal Poly Pomona, Woodbury, Cornell, and at the University at Buffalo, where he held the Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship for teaching and research. He was educated in architecture at the University of Waterloo, Canada, at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, as a recipient of the multi-year Monbukagakusho Government of Japan Scholarship. He has also held extended art/design research positions at the Jan van Eyck Academie, The Netherlands, and the Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan.
In collaboration with individuals, collectives, and institutions, he has presented and performed work at venues including, among others, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Centre Pompidou, Paris, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, and the Suzuki Company of Toga International Theatre Festival, Japan. With curator Julie Niemi and graphic designer Chris Lee he is a member of Collective Question, a working group that studies power structures and forms of resistance through archival research, publication, and exhibition production.