ARTIST TALK: MARINA ROSENFELD
February 7, 2011
Visiting Faculty Marina Rosenfeld speaks on her work
Born in 1968 in New York, Rosenfeld studied at Harvard College (AB) and the California Institute of the Arts (MFA). She has lived and worked in New York and Los Angeles. Rosenfeld works in sound, music composition, performance and installation, with a significant related practice as an experimental turntablist. Solo presentations include Tate Modern, London; Stedelijk Museum/Holland Festival, Amsterdam; Whitney Biennials 2002 and 2008, NY; Performa Biennial, 2009, NY; British School at Rome; Los Angeles’ Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology (CEAIT); and festivals including Ultima, Oslo; Liverpool Biennial; Ars Electronica, Linz; MUTEK, Montreal; Faster Than Sound, Suffolk UK; Maerz Musik, Berlin; TRANSIT, Leuven; Musikprotokoll/Steirischer Herbst, Graz; MAPA/Actions on Landscape, Catalonia; Pro Musica Nova, Bremen: Wien Modern, Vienna; Donaueschingen Musiktage; Taktlos Bern; and Vancouver New Music. She has collaborated with Merce Cunningham and Douglas Dunn dance companies. Recordings of her music are available on Softl, Charhizma, Room 40 and Innova, among others. Grants and fellowships include New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Harvestworks Digital Media/Van Lier Fellowship. She has been co-chair of the department of music/sound in Bard College's MFA program, the Milton Avery School of the Arts, since 2007.