Steven Chodoriwsky is a designer, artist, writer and educator based in Los Angeles. His research-based practice employs a diverse range of media including installation, performance, and audio-visual artifacts.
Chodoriwsky teaches at Cal Poly Pomona in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Previously, he taught at Cornell University, Woodbury University, and at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, where he was the Peter Reyner Banham Fellow 2016-17.
He was educated in architecture at the University of Waterloo, and at the Tokyo Institute of Technology as a recipient of the multi-year Monbukagakusho Government of Japan scholarship.
As an artist, he has held research positions at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, and at the Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu. He has presented and performed work at international venues including, among others, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, 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 part of Collective Question, a working group that creates projects responding to themes of radicalism and oppression within systems of power.
As a writer, Chodoriwsky has published work in Scapegoat, San Rocco, and the Informal Market Worlds Atlas, among others. He is book designer of Costume en Face (Ugly Duckling Presse), and co-editor and designer of This is Not A Wall: Collected Short Stories of CODA’s Party Wall at MoMA PS1 (Cornell AAP/Actar).