Mark Shorter : Dry Gulch

Stevens, Grant William (2014) Mark Shorter : Dry Gulch. Boxcopy.

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This is a catalogue essay for Mark Shorter's exhibition "Dry Gulch" held at Boxcopy, Brisbane, in 2014.

"Dry Gulch is a durational performance and installation in which the artist, Mark Shorter, occupies the pitch-­‐black gallery space for the opening hours of the exhibition. While drawing on the vocabulary of 1970s conceptual performance art (think Vito Acconci, Chris Burden, Marina Abramovic et al.), it is also an exhibition specifically of its time and its place. It probes and, at times, illuminates (pun intended) some of the dark corners of subjective experiences in a contemporary context typically swamped by distractions and saturated with templates for self-­‐actualisation...."

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ID Code: 81921
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Keywords: art, performance art, Mark Shorter
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author
Deposited On: 19 Feb 2015 03:48
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2015 00:36

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