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  • MV Carbon

    Assistant Professor of Music Technology


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    B - 65 West 11th Street

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    MV Carbon


    MV Carbon; a multidisciplinary artist and composer whose work encompasses sound, performance, film, sculpture, and multimedia installation.  MV Carbon’s work focuses on sonic feedback, sound spatialization, sound morphology, and the transformative relationship between sound and space. Carbon forms soundtracks with amplified vessels, sculptural objects, voice, cello, magnetic tape, oscillators, keyboards, and electronic synthesis, addressing sonic feedback and agency through poetry, music, and mechanics.



    Degrees Held


    MPS. ITP, New York University, New York, NY

    BFA. Art and Technology, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Professional Affiliation


    Carbon has taught at universities including Maryland Institute College of Art, Hofstra University, The Borough of Manhattan Community College, The Fashion Institute of Technology, Ramapo College, Pratt Institute, The New School, and New York University. 


    Recent Publications


    The Brooklyn Rail, Shelley Hirsch: The Flourishing Fields of Reception

    The Brooklyn Rail, Continuous Variable Harmonics

    Performances and Appearances


    Carbon 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 Lab (SF), 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 / screened at galleries including D’Amelio Terras Gallery, (NY), Dominique Gallery (LA), Essex Flowers Gallery (NY), Fridman Gallery, (NYC), Heliopolis (NY),  IDIO Gallery (NY),  Knockdown Center, (NY), Louis V.E.S.P. (NY),  Microscope Gallery (NY), Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, (NY), Q02 (BE), Roulette Intermedium (NY), Tomato Mouse Gallery (NY).

    Research Interests

    Sound Studies

    Awards And Honors


    Select Residencies and Commissions

    2020, Roulette, BK, NY, Commission, Vanishing Incidents, music

    2019, Pioneer Works, BK, NY, Artist in Residence, music

    2018, Koncertkirken, CPH, DK, Artist in Residence, music

    2016, Q02, BR, BE, Artist in Residence, music

    2015, Roulette, BK, NY, New Works Commission, support from Jerome Foundation, Long Range-Order and the Telekinesisynth, music

    2015, Elektronmusikstudion, SK, SE, Guest Composer Residency, music

    2013, Clocktower Gallery, NY, NY, Artist in Residence, visual art

    2012, St. Ann Trinity Church, BK, NY, String Theories: Composer Commission

    2010, Issue Project Room, BK, NY, Artist in Residence, music

    Current Courses

    Contemporary Music: Tech
    LMUS 2053, Fall 2023

    Electronic Music Ensemble
    LMUS 2952, Fall 2023

    Sound Sculpture as Instrument
    LMUS 3118, Fall 2023

    Past Courses

    Sound Sculpture as Instrument
    LMUS 3118, Spring 2023

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