MV Carbon is a Brooklyn-based musician and artist. Her solo work frequently involves tape machines, voice, cello, analog synthesizers, and field recordings, along with hand-built electronics and instruments. She has recently developed new work that taps into electromagnetism and color frequency. Carbon has performed nationally and internationally with her solo work, as well as in collaborations with Metalux and with artists including Aki Onda, Tony Conrad, Evan Parker, John Wiese, C Spencer Yeh, John Edwards, Culver (Skullflower), Okkyung Lee, Nick Zinner, Brian Chase, and Carlos Giffoni. She is currently working on a composition for The String Orchestra of Brooklyn that will be performed in Brooklyn, March 2012, at St Anne’s Church.
Her work has been exhibited at galleries including the Butcher Shop (Chicago), D’Amelio Terras (NYC), Heliopolis (NYC), Louis V.E.S.P. (NYC), MCCaigwelles Gallery (NYC), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PGH), Three Rivers Arts Festival (PGH), and West Nile (NYC). She has performed musically in a surplus of spaces including Arnolfi (UK), Issue Project Room (NYC), Kulturbolaget (Sweden), Lehman Maupin Gallery (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), the Guggenheim BMW Lab (NYC), Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), PS1 Contemporary Art (NYC), Roulette (NYC), The Sage (UK), The Stone (NYC), the Tate Modern (UK), and Tesla (Berlin). Her solo release, The Dislodged Perihelion, (LP) was just released in fall 2011 as a limited edition. Releases with Metalux on 5RC, LOAD Records, Veglia, Hanson, and No Fun Productions.