The Artist is Present

virtual reality simulation, fall 2017

In a way of questioning authorship, what it means to be “present,” and re-performance, the viewer stands in line waiting to wear the VR mask and sit down with Marina Abramović.
















I have no interest in making objects


Inkjet Photocopies of Acrylic Painting (100+), spring 2017

Process photos of an installation exploring frustration, “productivity” or labor as determinaning the value of human worth, and humor.




















Repetition,

Inkjet Photocopies (24), spring 2017

Part of a larger exploration into the presence of authorship and identity through materiality.


































If I am to become anything other than simply human (iv)

Text, performance, spring 2017

Part of a larger series exploring what is “lost in translation” through even the most direct forms of communication, and how we can try to fill in the gaps between each other. The same text is translated through different forms of language, losing more and more of its original meaning each time, while also acquiring new meaning through transformation.








 



Mark