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laurel jay carpenter

laurel jay carpenter

Red, We, a social performance, Tynemouth Market, Tynemouth, UK
Thirst, L+C, Art Ii Biennial, Ii, Finland
Shift, L+C, Kunsthaus Essen Galerie, Essen, Germany

What We are Not, Künstlerbund, Tübingen, Germany
Of Wanting, PAB Performance Open Festival, Bergen, Norway
Red We, a social performance, Grainger Market, Newcastle, UK
I have heard what the talkers were talking, the talk of the beginning and the end, FLARE, Vane, Newcastle, UK
Objet petit a, CarpWoz, Sofia Underground Performance Art Festival, Energy Room of the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
Point Out, INHABIT/Neon Arts, Night Cell, historic House of Correction, Hexham, UK
Touch On, INHABIT/Neon Arts, Night Stair, Hexham Abbey, Hexham, UK

Without, CarpWoz, Salem2Salem, Bodensee Cultural Council, Schloss Salem, Germany
Kiss Today Goodbye, a live action on-line, Powell Campus Center webcam, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Down for the Count (Nede for Telling), L+C, Kunstbanken Hedmark Kunstsenter, Hamar, Norway
Out And Out, Compartmented, Lyric Theatre, Rochester, NY
Out And Out
, Salem2Salem Invitational Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

A Maiden Still Less
, Salem2Salem Invitational Exhibition, Bodensee Arts Council, Schloss Salem, Germany
Dis-, Salem2Salem Opening, Schloss Salem, Germany
Discrete|Diskret, L+C, NOoSPHERE Arts, New York, NY
Discrete|Diskret, L+C, Contexts: International Festival of Ephemeral Art, In Situ Foundation, Sokolowsko, Poland
Come, L+C, Between Sky+Sea triennial, Performance Art Bergen (PAB), Herdla Island, Norway

Thirst, L+C, Festspillene i Bergen | Bergen International Festival, Bergen, Norway

, International Festival of Contemporary Art, Terni, Italy
Shelter, L+C, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, NY

A Crossing
, Living Walls Performs, City-wide Festival, Albany, NY: Curated by Grace Exhibition Space
, L+C, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Hunger, L+C, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Thirst, L+C, on-site at Foster Lake, Alfred, NY
The Elixir Way, Lumen Festival, Staten Island, NY: Curated by Grace Exhibition Space


Homage, “A Feminist Tea Party,” Governors Island Art Fair, NYC

Alive Inside, “Homemade Burlesque Show,” Diane’s Circus, Brooklyn, NY


Again with Gusto, “Savoir Faire," SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, NYC


Red Woman, 40° Phi: Live Art in the Parks, NYC


First, Kiss, The 52nd Biennale of Venice, “Body & Eros,” Teatro alle Tese, Arsenale, Venice, Italy: Curated by Marina Abramovic

Avant Garde Dating, a full-week, partnered performance/residency; Wooloo Productions, Berlin, Germany:   Curated by Tanja Ostojic


Red Woman, “Icons of the 21st Century,” Roger Smith Arts, NYC

The Vaudevillians, collaborative performance; Wellsville Center for the Arts, Wellsville, NY


Red Woman, Williamsburg Celebrates PERFORMA05, NurtureART Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Maybe This Time, “Gifted Generation,” Hebbel Theatre, Berlin, Germany:  Curated by Marina Abramovic

Red Woman, PSi#11, Brown University, Providence, RI


Deosil, “Cleaning the House,” NMAC Foundation, Cádiz, Spain: Curated by Marina Abramovic (catalogue)

Nourish Wish, performance for a woman, a child and live music, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

Lick, Wilbur Cross administration building lobby, Storrs, CT

Red Woman, MFA thesis exhibition: “Full Tilt,” William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT


Red Woman, South End Open Studios with MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA

Red Crest, solo performance event; Horsebarn Hill, Storrs, CT



Prospect; “XXXX: New Faculty, New Work,” Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY


The Sway of Themis, performed installation; Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY


Sow, Sew, Reap, Weep, performance for four women; “The Judson House Project,” Judson Church, NYC


La Couturiére, The International Performance Art Festival, Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland, OH



Shelter video, Longva+Carpenter “As One” Neon+Marina Abramovic Institute, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece


Legacies, lobby installation “Avant-Garde-Arama: MAYDAY!” Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY


CocoRose+Sonny: it’s an act, but it’s real: a docudrama, ‘now what’ Microscope Gallery, New York, NY


Red Crest / Red Woman documentation, ‘Woman of the 21st Century’ Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA

dress and Lick, ‘You Can’t Do That On Television’ Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, Bushwick SITE Festival, Brooklyn, NY


Red Crest / Red Woman documentation, ‘Black Madonna’ HP Garcia Gallery, New York, NY


Avant Garde Dating documentation, ‘In Pursuit: Art on Dating’ ISE Gallery, New York, NY


dress, performance for video, ‘Fully Tilted’ Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY


Associate/Visiting Lecturer, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK,  Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

Associate Professor of Art (equivalent to Senior Lecturer or ao Prof) , Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA, tenured + promoted Fall 2011 – 2016

Assistant Professor of Art (equivalent to Senior Lecturer or apl Prof), Alfred University, Fall 2005 – Spring 2011

Adjunct Instructor, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Spring 2003 – Spring 2005

Part-time Faculty, Parsons School of Design, AAS Degree Program, New York, NY, Spring 1999 – Spring 2000


Artist in Residence, L+C, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany, 2018

Recipient, Arts Faculty PGR Funding for new work in Sofia, Bulgaria, Northumbria University, 2017

Recipient, PGR Conference Bursary for Bbeyond Symposium, N. Ireland, Northumbria University, 2017

Salem2Salem International Artist Residency, nominated by Salem Art Works (NY) for Schloss Salem, Germany, and Salem, NY, 2014+2015+2016

Recipient, Faculty Development Grant, Alfred University, 2014+2011+2010+2008

Studio Residency, Bergen Center for Electronic Arts (BEK), Bergen, Norway, March – May 2013

Artist in Residence, Indisciplinarte, Terni, Italy  (to prepare new performance for festival), September 2012

Grant recipient for residency in Norway, Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, 2012

Collaborator/Participant, Individual Workshop with Linda Montano, The Art/Life Institute, 2010

Invited Participant, Cleaning the House, a performance event/workshop by Marina Abramović; Montenmedio Art, NMAC, Cádiz, Spain, Summer 2004

Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Fall 1999

Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Award, 1998 and 2000

Visiting Artist, University of Southern Maine, Fall 1996


Collaborative Site-based Performance, 'Generated Image Format (GIF),' with NonTopia, Blackfriars, Newcastle,  2017

Performed Reading, 'The World Becomes So Accurate,' video/audio installation by Terese Longva, Hotel Pupik, Austria,  2017

Collaborative Performer, Bbeyond Open Performance Meeting, Customs House Square, Belfast, N. Ireland,  2017

Performer, 'Public Address System,' a live sound installation by Helen Collard, Pas Moi, Newcastle, UK 2016

Performer, 'Manatee in the Moon,' Full Moon Show, a Tom Murrin Homage by Salley May, Howl! Gallery, New York, NY 2016

Copy Editor/Proofreader English trans, "Agnes Nedregård, Performance Works: The Big Toe" Ed: Branko Boero Imwinkelried, Dimanche Rouge, 2015

Performer, 'As The Air Moves Back From You' installation / performance by D. Chase Angier, F-N Gallery, Alfred, NY, 2015

Collaborative Performer, Performance Art Bergen (PAB) Public Meeting, Mon Plaisir, Bergen, Norway, 2013

Performer, 'CocoRose LIVE! In Bed Sty' with Robert Bingham, ‘Superstar Frontierland’ Diane’s Circus, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Performer, 'CocoRose LIVE! On 14th Street' with Robert Bingham, ‘Model’ Art in Odd Places, New York, NY, 2012

Performer, 'CocoRose LIVE! At the Elks Lodge' with Robert Bingham, Hornell Arts Walk, Hornell, NY, 2012

Director/Producer, 'The Elixir Way' the 2011 work re-performed by a student, Hornell Arts Walk, Hornell, NY, 2012

Performer, 'Teach Me Tonight' and 'More' performance works by Robert Bingham, Miller Theatre, Alfred, NY, 2012

Performer, 'I Think I’ll Play Myself' dance/theatre work by Robert Bingham, Miller Theatre, Alfred, NY, 2011

Performer, 'Circling' site-specific dance work by D. Chase Angier, Alfred, NY, 2010

Performer, 'Diane’s Circus' web project by Diane Dwyer, www.dianescircus.com, 2010

Co-Curator, 'In the Loop' artists influenced by iconic performance works, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY, 2008

Performance Consultant, 'Paper II' collaborative performance/installation with D. Chase Angier, Alfred, NY, 2007

Specialist Reviewer, 2nd Ed. manuscript, ‘On Edge: Performance at the End of the 20th Century’ by C. Carr, Wesleyan University Press, 2006



'Image! Sound! Object! Focus!' Re-Search Lab: Performance Workshop, BA Year 3 Module, Northumbria University

Beyond Ourselves to Find Ourselves  ‘Reality in Art: Do We Want to Differentiate?' PAB Open Symposium, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

AlterSelf or Off Base?  Northumbria-Sunderland Consortium, AHRC CDT, Art&Design Conference, Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK


Performance and Feminisms panel, host: Hector Canonge, TALKaCTIVE: performance art conversation series, Queens Museum, New York, NY


Let Your Body Be Slow  ‘Learning to Notice’ panel, moderator: M. Michelle Illuminato, FATE Conference, Herron School of Art + Design, IN


Longva+Carpenter, 6-day Performance Workshop, In Situ Foundation, Sokolowsko, Poland

Performance to Go-Go: Italy, Norway, Poland, Germany, Norway (again), Bergren Forum, Alfred University


Moderator, Interview with Traci Kelly and Rita Marhaug, 'Liquid Bodies, Solid Minds' Rom8 Gallery, Bergen, Norway

‘Staging Subjects + Objects’ Panel with Traci Kelly and Rita Marhaug, Hordaland Art Center, Bergen, Norway

Longva+Carpenter: The Needs Trilogy,  Visiting Artists Lecture, Ålesund Art School (Kunstfagskole), Norway

Performance Art + The Impossible In-Betweens, Bergen Academy of Art + Design (KHiB), Norway


Performance Workshop, Visiting Artist, Advanced Sculpture, University of Virginia

Performance Art + The Impossible In-Betweens, Visiting Artist, University of Virginia Department of Art

Visual Art Performance and the Process of Charme, Visiting Artist, Istituto Istruzione Superiore Gandhi, Narni, Italy

Longva+Carpenter: The Needs Trilogy, Visiting Artist with Terese Longva, University of Northern Iowa


Performance Art + The Impossible In-Betweens, Visiting Artist, Studio Visits, Alfred University BFA Foundations

Performance Art + The Impossible In-Betweens, Visiting Artist, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art


Prospect Process, Gallery Talk for exhibition XXXX, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University
Lick, a Site-Specific Performance, Visiting Artist, Site-Specific Dance Composition, Alfred University


A Short History of Happenings, Dance History Guest Lecturer, Alfred University


The Magic of Presence: Performance Art and Alchemy; Bergren Forum, Alfred University

Durational Performance and the Work of Laurel Jay Carpenter; Visiting Artist, Alfred University Advanced Sculpture

CarpWoz, interdisciplinary collaboration with German composer/performer Philippe Wozniak, 2015-2018

Independent Performance Group (IPG), founded and facilitated by Marina Abramović, 2004-2007

Avant-Garde-Arama selection committee, Performance Space 122, NYC, 1996-2006


Program Director, Summer Intensive Studies: NYC & Paris, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 1994-1996

PR/Marketing Director, Performance Space 122, New York, NY, 1991-1993

Publicist, Mobius: An Experimental Art Center, Boston, MA, 1990-1991


Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

PhD, practice-based research, expected 2019

supervisor: Sandra Johnston

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Master of Fine Arts, 2004

Tufts University, Medford, MA

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature + Art History concentrations, 1990

University College London, UK, Overseas Study: 1988-1989

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, courses: 1987-1990