Alex Rosenberg scales the walls of Eastern State Penitentiary, competes on Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’
In this episode of Artblog Radio, Roberta interviews Alex Rosenberg, a local artist, educator, and rock climber! The two discuss his recent project with Eastern State Penitentiary and Rosenberg's involvement in Netflix's new glassblowing competition show "Blown Away," which you can view on Netflix NOW!

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Alex Rosenberg. Photo courtesy Roberta. Edit by Morgan Nitz.
Alex Rosenberg. Photo courtesy Roberta. Edit by Morgan Nitz.

In this episode of Artblog Radio, Roberta interviews Alex Rosenberg, a local artist, glass blower, educator, and rock climber! The two discuss his recent project with Eastern State Penitentiary, a performance in which he scaled the massive walls of the prison about a dozen times, including at the opening of the new art installations at the prison. To accompany the performance, he wrote a guide book on different routes of escape. The conversation also covers Rosenberg’s involvement in Netflix’s new glassblowing competition show “Blown Away,” which you can view on Netflix NOW!

ARTBLOG RADIO is now available on Apple (iTunes and Apple Podcasts) and Spotify, and available via RSS. This podcast was recorded by Roberta Fallon and edited by Morgan Nitz.

More Photos

A Climber's Guide, by Alexander Rosenberg. Photo by Alexander Rosenberg
A Climber’s Guide, by Alexander Rosenberg. Photo by Alexander Rosenberg
Alexander Rosenberg climbing the North Wall of Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Ben Pelta-Heller
Alexander Rosenberg climbing the North Wall of Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Ben Pelta-Heller

Cell installation at Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Alexander Rosenberg
Cell installation at Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Alexander Rosenberg

Tags

Alex Rosenberg, Blown Away, bouldering, competition show, eastern state penitentiary, free climb, Rock climbing

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