CV

b. Providence, RI - currently living in Philadelphia, PA

 

Education

2014 - MFA, Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2004 - BM, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA

1998-2000 - The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Teaching

Massachusetts College of Art & Design (Mass Art) - Adjunct Faculty, Film / Video Department (2014-present)

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - Adjunct Faculty / Visiting Critic, Experimental & Foundation Studies (2016)

Selected Exhibition / Performance (solo & group), Classes

2017

"Walking Away from Music"  - Standing Waves concert series, Cambridge, MA - solo performance & artist talk

"Materials for a Concert" published by Lateral Addition: http://www.lateraladdition.org/#36

Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY - solo performance at Ende Tymes VII festival

Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA - solo performance

Roulette, Brooklyn, NY - Mixology Festival, curated by Michael Schumacher. 12-channel mix for live drums w/ Eli Keszler

Berlinale, Forum Expanded, Berlin, Germany - audio post-production for Oraib Toukan's "When Things Occur" (28 min, video, 2016)

2016

Tommy's Place, Providence, RI - performance of "Ambiences"

Sound Arts: the Sonic & the Social - Wintersession course taught at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

Sound 1 - course taught at Massachusetts College of Art & Design (Mass Art)

Sound Design for Film / Video Projects - course taught at Mass Art

2015

Austrian Cultural Forum (ACF), New York, NY - performance with Bernd Klug's "String Quartet & Skyscraper"

Le Laboratoire, Cambridge, MA - solo performance. w/ Bruce McClure, David Grubbs.

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), North Adams, MA - sound design for Dana Hoey's "Fighters" video installation

"Fake Site" published by Ear | Wave | Event: http://earwaveevent.org/article/fake-site/

The Music Gallery, Toronto, ON - solo performance

The Kitchen, NYC - premiere of Eli Keszler's "Filtrations" for small ensemble and sound installation

Sound 1 - course taught at Mass Art

2014

Dirt Palace Window Gallery, Olneyville, RI - "Traffic Study" installation.

Bard College MFA Thesis exhibition, Red Hook, NY

La Vitrola, Montreal, QC - solo performance. w/ No UFO's, Jean-Sebastien Truchy, Bataille Solaire

Goethe-Institut, Boston, MA - solo performance. w/ Helm, Patrick Emm

Brown University, Manning Chapel, "Bach to the Future" - solo performance

Sound 1 - course taught at Mass Art

2013

RISD Museum, Providence, RI - "Locally Made" exhibition - installation and solo performance

P.U.F.F.E.R.S. 3 music festival, RK Projects, Olneyville, RI - solo performance

Community Music Works, annual Experimental Music Concert at Knight Memorial Library, Providence, RI - "Positive Feedback" w/ CMW youth players

Providence Metallizing Bldg., Pawtucket, RI - "Airess, Inc." installation

2012

Ausland, Berlin, Germany - solo performance. w/ John Wall, Jerome Noetinger

PAN records presents @ HBC, Berlin, Germany - solo performance. w/ Heatsick, Lee Gamble, NHK'koyxen

Radio Gagarin, Hamburg, Germany - on-air performance

Plattfon, Basel, Switzerland - solo performance

Cave 12, Geneva, Switzerland - solo performance

HS63, Brussels, Belgium - solo performance

Bar à Bateau, Antwerp, Belgium - solo performance

OCCII, Amsterdam, Netherlands - solo performance

Espace en cours, Paris, France - solo performance

Cafe Oto, London, UK - solo performance

Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Museum Speelklok, Utrecht, Netherlands - w/ Eli Keszler & Ashley Paul

Grrrnd Zero, Lyon, France - w/ Eli Keszler & Ashley Paul

Haus der Elektronischen Kunste - Basel, Switzerland - w/ Eli Keszler & Ashley Paul

AP News, Zurich, Switzerland - w/ Eli Keszler & Ashley Paul

Scheld'Apen, Ultra Eczema's "Bruismelk" Festival, Antwerp, Belgium - w/ Ashley Paul

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, NY - performance w/ Eli Keszler's "L-Carrier" installation

RH Gallery, "Autumn Intermission" show, New York, NY - performance w/ Eli Keszler

deCordova Museum, Biennial, Lincoln, MA - soundtrack for Jo Dery's "Fireplace Loop" animation

Zebulon, Brooklyn, NY - solo performance

2011

RK Projects, "Palimpsestic" group show, Providence, RI - solo performance

Non-Event concert series, Boston, MA - solo performance

Casa del Popolo, Montreal, QC - solo performance

BCA Center, Burlington, VT - duo w/ Keith Fullerton Whitman

The Elevens, Northampton, MA - duo w/ KFW

The Aviary, Jamaica Plain, MA - solo performance

2010

Bunker, Public Assembly, Brooklyn, NY - solo performance

Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA - solo performance

Operatheque, Providence, RI - solo performance

2009

The Middle East, Cambridge, MA - duo w/ KFW

Great Scott, Allston, MA - duo w/ KFW

The Piano Craft Guild, Boston, MA - duo w/ KFW

The Church, "Homegrown" Festival, Jamaica Plain, MA - duo w/ KFW

YMCA Theatre, "Weirdstock" Festival, Cambridge, MA - duo w/ KFW

Nom D'Artiste, Boston, MA - solo performance

Thee Old Hotel, Montreal, QC - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Pats in the Flats, Cleveland, OH - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Automatic, Chicago, IL - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Apop Records, St. Louis, MO - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

The Void, Lexington, KY - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

The Art Damage Lodge, Cincinnati, OH - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Church of Crystal Light, Richmond, VA - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

America, Baltimore, MD - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Cha-Cha-Razzi, Philadelphia, PA - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

Red Light District, Rockaway Beach, NY - solo performance, tour w/ Mark Lord

2008

Firehouse, Worcester, MA - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

The Spotty Dog, Hudson, NY - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

Brickbat Books, Philadelphia, PA - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

The Knitting Factory, New York, NY - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL - solo performance, tour w/ Eli Keszler

 

Grants, Awards, Fellowships

 

2012-2014

Bard College MFA Fellowship

2010, 2007, 2006

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) - Individual Project Grant

2003

Guitar Dept. Achievement Award, Berklee College of Music

2002

William G. Leavitt Memorial Scholarship

2001

Fender Musical Instrument Scholarship

 

Discography (solo works)

 

2014

Wind Chimes, Lp edition of 250, Rare Youth - Providence, RI

New England Reverb, digital-only release, Rare Youth - Providence, RI

2013

Filtered Water, Lp edition of 500, Type Records - Manchester, UK

2012

Tropical Contact High / Live @ Casa, cassette edition of 125, Draft Tapes - Portland, OR

Alone and in a Room, cassette edition of 100, Ekhein Tapes - Los Angeles, CA

2011

Accidental Guitars, Lp edition of 300, REL Records - Brooklyn, NY

2010

Bongo Closet, Lp edition of 500, Type Records - Manchester, UK

A Dust Futures, cassette edition of 100, Foxy Digitalis - Norman, OK

2007

Armory Radio, 2-Lp edition of 500, Barge Recordings - Brooklyn, NY

2006

The Air in Pieces, cd edition of 500, Last Visible Dog - Providence, RI

Thrtysxtrllnmnfstns, cd edition of 500, Entschuldigen - Cambridge, MA

 

Press, Publications, etc.

Lateral Addition, Number 36, Spring 2017 - http://www.lateraladdition.org/#36

Ear | Wave | Event, Issue Two, Spring 2015 - http://earwaveevent.org/article/fake-site/

Blouin Art Info, Modern Painters "24 Artists To Watch in 2015" - http://www.blouinartinfo.com/24-artists-to-watch-2015

Ad Hoc FM - http://adhoc.fm/post/geoff-mullen-releases-new-music-wind-chimes/

SWQW - http://www.swqw.fr/chroniques/experimental-modern-classical/geoff-mullen-filtered-water.html

The Wire Magazine, Issue 341, London, UK - July 2012

The New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/11/arts/music/eli-keszlers-l-carrier-at-eyebeam-in-chelsea.html?_r=0

Ad Hoc FM - http://adhoc.fm/post/geoff-mullen-tropical-contact-high/

The Wire Magazine, Issue 336, London, UK - February 2012

Sloow Tapes Magazine, Sloow Lew Tapes. Stekene, Belgium 2008

Dusted Magazine - http://www.dustedmagazine.com/reviews/3080