Melissa Dyne is an artist and musician working with the physics of sound and light. Classically trained on the cello as a child, she went on to study physics and fine arts at The College of Santa Fe, NM and apprenticed in lutherie to further her knowledge of the properties of sound within space. She lived for several years in Mexico City, studying optics with astronomy professors from U.N.A.M. for the production of a free-standing camera obscura commissioned by The Museum of The City of Mexico City, which was ultimately demolished during a change of national government. Her site-specific installations have been exhibited at Museum of the City of Mexico City; Ex Teresa, Mexico City; Para Site, Hong Kong; Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft; and Yerba Buena Center for The Arts, San Francisco, among other locations. She received a technical degree in acoustics and since 2006 has been creating musical compositions, installations and performances as one half of the duo The Blow. She lives and works in New York City.