Roko Rumora

Biography

Roko studies Hellenistic and Roman sculpture, with a focus on the ways in which statues were situated for display. From dramatic displays in major temples and sanctuaries to the private realm of humble garden statuary, Roko is interested in the ways a sculptureā€™s location impacted the reaction produced in the viewer. Born in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Roko completed his BA Summa Cum Laude with Honors in Art History from Columbia University and spent a year studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Oxford. Prior to starting his PhD, Roko worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum, where he developed models of audience engagement for the ASK Brooklyn Museum project.