Melissa F. Clarke
Melissa F. Clarke is a Brooklyn, NY based interdisciplinary artist making multimedia installations using sound, video, and interactive art. Clarke also creates still images, participatory works, and multimedia design projects. Clarke has exhibited widely in New York City and internationally, including: Eastern Bloc, Montreal, Reverse Art Space, NY, 319 Scholes, NY, Issue Project Room, NY, the Electronic Music Foundation, NY, the Queens Museum, NY, and the International Biennial of Contemporary Art ULA-2010, Venezuela. Her audio-visual works have been published and commissioned by labels such as Contour Editions, Barge Recordings and Textura. Clarke received her masters from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, with a two year Tisch School of the Arts Fellowship. With her recent installation project, Untitled Antartica, Clarke endeavors to reconnect seismic data collected from beneath Antarctic glaciers with its organic source. Using sound, video projection, wood, and glass sculpture, she creates immersive neolandscapes giving physical form to the information collected about the giant landmass and the terrain beneath the seas surrounding it.