Essay – The looming Arms Race in the Cultural Experience Economy

Over the last ten years, there has been a substantial growth of “culture as an experience.” The movement beyond the white wall started over forty years ago with artists like Yayoi Kusama and her Infinity Rooms, light and space artists like James Turrell, the large wrapped spaces and floating islands by Jean-Claude and Christo, but also artists emerging…  [ READ MORE ]

Profile – Yoram Roth and his Berlin

Berlin is opening up again – Culture Investor Yoram Roth is ready to go The City and the Investor: Yoram Roth and his Berlin Yoram Roth could have invested his money in real estate, start-ups or stocks. But the Berlin cultural investor prefers to buy Clärchens Ballhaus or Tip Magazine, has a stake in the…  [ READ MORE ]

Interview – Artwork Archive

This interview was published by Artwork Archive, the software I use to manage both my art collection that is growing every year, and my inventory of art that I have produced. Artwork Archive collector Yoram Roth on what drives his passion for art and life.  Meet Artwork Archive collector Yoram Roth. Yoram is a creative entrepreneur,…  [ READ MORE ]

Profile – Yoram Roth to the Rescue

Emilie Trice for No3 Magazine published this interview on March 13 One man’s mission to redefine the industrial cultural complex. A city is a living ecosystem that will inevitably cycle through periods of growth, decay, renewal, stability, entropy, and so on. Cultural identity ebbs and flows. Demographics shift and recalibrate. This is the story of…  [ READ MORE ]

Essay – Art, Culture, and Entrepreneurship

Recently, the New York Times published an article about how entrepreneurs are redefining what a museum is, how art can be experienced, and what a cultural moment is allowed to be. “While traditional museums are discussing closings and mergers, the for-profit industry around experiential or immersive art is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into a business…  [ READ MORE ]

Essay – Online Photography Exhibitions

If you’re a fellow photo art geek you await The Museum of Modern Art‘s bi-annual “New Photography” show with great excitement. We all read John Szarkowski’s Looking at Photographs in art school, and he launched this exhibition program over forty years ago. The MoMA’s regular show made him to photography what John Peel’s Sessions were to music. Not every inclusion…  [ READ MORE ]

Profile – My Homescreen

Turi2 is a website that covers German media and communication companies and their executives. They asked me to participate in their My Homescreen project, and like any neurotic modern thought leader I can’t pass up an opportunity to talk about my life. The original article in German, so I thought I’d translate it here… Yoram…  [ READ MORE ]

Interview – Johann König on Instagram

Johann has been doing interviews with people via Insta. My friend Nenad recorded part of it and sent it to me, so here’s that recording. Johann König is one of the few gallerists who gets it. His program covers artists his own age, and as he’s matured he’s taken substantial risks. The gallery spaces are…  [ READ MORE ]

Interview – Fotografiska in Photo.gr

What does the day of a person who runs a very active cultural organization, who meets hundreds of people, who is at the heart of the events, look like nowadays? It’s heart-breaking. We are facing both a healthcare and economic crisis. It has created personal loss and anxiety for all of us, and we feel…  [ READ MORE ]

Interview – Eye of Photography

Yoram Roth is the kind of person you rarely find in Berlin. Though Berlin-born (1968), he was raised in New York, where he acquired and honed his unique personality and cosmopolitan charm. In the city that never sleeps, he completed his photography studies at Fordham University in 1990 and moved back to his hometown in…  [ READ MORE ]