Karl Nussbaum is a filmmaker / video installation artist, whose work has been internationally exhibited in galleries, museums, universities and film festivals, including the Sundance and Rotterdam International Film festivals, the London International Film Festival, the Black Maria, Oberhausen; at Lincoln Center, the Smithsonian/ Hirshorn Museum, Harvard Film Archives, Director’s Guild of America, P.S. 122, La Mama, Laconia Gallery, Primopiano Gallery, Richmond Museum of Fine Art, Portland Art Museum, Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair and the American Cinematique. He was a featured artist at the ‘Global Freud Symposium: Music and Psychoanalysis’ at Clark University and at the 12th Annual Holocaust series Symposium at St. Mary’s College. He has been awarded multiple fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA), the MacDowell Colony, several grants and residencies in Hamburg, Germany, a fellowship at the St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Malta, a residency at Chateau Ebert, France, and the Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain. Nussbaum is also a founding member of the NYC film collective, Film Crash, and has worked for MTV, MTV2, VH-1, Fox TV, and the Sundance channel.
He is currently a film professor at Montclair University, NJ and recently earned an MFA in New Media from the Transart Institute/ Berlin.