MV Carbon is a multidisciplinary artist whose work encompasses sound, performance, film, sculpture, and multimedia installation. She uses tape delay, feedback, re-amplification and conjures sounds from amplified objects, stringed instruments, magnetic tape, gongs, electronic synthesis, and artifacts. Carbon’s practice works to heighten sensory awareness while amplifying ritual, rhythm, and momentum in sound. Her current work explores themes such as interchangeability, shape shifting, illusion, and perpetual motion. Carbon has released solo and collaborative LPs through record labels including 5RC, Atavistic Records, Hanson, and No Fun Productions.
Carbon has been awarded residencies and commissions from Elektronmusikstudion (SE), Issue Project Room (NY), Pioneer Works (NY), Q02 (BE), Roulette, (NY), The Clocktower Gallery (NY), She has composed music for the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, and has records released on 5RC, Atavistic Records, Ecstatic Peace, Hanson, and Load Records.
She has performed at spaces including Casa Des Artes, (PT), Detroit Symphony Orchestra (MI), Dia Art Center (NY), Harvard Film Archive (MA), Harvestworks (NY), National Sawdust (NY), Nefertiti Jazz Club (SE), Performa (NY), Pioneer Works (NY), PS1-MoMA (NY), RIXC (LV), Roulette NY), Socrates Sculpture Park (NY), The Copenhagen Music Theater (DK), The Guggenheim BMW Lab (NY), The Kitchen (NY), The Knockdown Center (NY), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), The Museum of Contemporary Art (MI) The Sage (UK), The Stone (NY),The Swiss Institute (NY), The Tate Modern (UK), ULU (UK), Unsound Festival (AU), Worm (NL). Her work has been exhibited at galleries including D’Amelio Gallery, (NY), Fridman Gallery, (NYC), Knockdown Center, (NY), Lucien Terras Gallery, (NY), Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, (NY), Q02 (BE), Roulette, (NY).
She has taught at universities including Maryland Institute College of Art, Hofstra University, The Fashion Institute of Technology, Ramapo College, Pratt Institute; and she will teach at New York University in the Fall 2020 semester. Carbon's work encompasses live performance, filmmaking, sound art, painting, music composition, and multi-media installation.
MPS. Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University, NY, NY
BFA. Art and Technology, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
AA. Interior Design, The School of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pgh, PA