Symposium Moderators

Taney Roniger
Project Organizer, Symposium Coordinator, and Co-Moderator

Taney Roniger is a visual artist and writer who teaches at the School of Visual Arts in the BFA Fine Arts Department and Honors Program. Her work has been exhibited in a number of venues throughout the States as well as in Istanbul, Berlin, London, and Nagoya, Japan. Roniger holds an MFA from Yale University and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. For more information, please visit
Eric Zechman
Film Screening Coordinator and Co-Moderator

Eric Zechman is a writer and filmmaker whose work has been shown in a variety of venues, including the Resonant Wave Festival in Berlin. He has a Masters in Media Studies from The New School.