RACHEL RITS-VOLLOCH is a graduate of Harvard University with a degree in Literature and holds an M.Phil and PhD from the University of Cambridge in Film Studies. She wrote her dissertation on visceral spectatorship in contemporary cinema, focusing on the biological basis of embodiment. Having lectured in film studies and visual culture, her focus moved to contemporary art after she undertook a residency at A.R.T Tokyo.
Rachel Rits-Volloch founded MOMENTUM in 2010 in Sydney and it rapidly evolved into a global platform for time-based art, with headquarters in Berlin. Through MOMENTUM’s program of Exhibitions, Kunst Salons, Video Art in Public Space Initiatives, Residencies and a Collection of time-based art, we are dedicated to providing a platform for exceptional artists working with time-based practices. Rachel Rits-Volloch is currently based in Berlin, having previously lived and worked in the US, UK, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Istanbul, and Sydney.