2017 - 2019
Mark Shorter is a Melbourne-based artist and a lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice at the Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne. Shorter works across sculpture, painting and performance. He studied at the National Art School, Sydney and the Sydney College of the Arts where he completed a PhD in Visual Arts. Recent exhibitions and performances include 6m of Plinth, Artspace, Sydney (2016); Can’t Look, Can’t Look Away, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne (2016); Mapping La Mancha,Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand (2015); 50 Ways to Kill Renny Kodgers, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (2014); The Groker, Plato’s Cave, EIDEA House, New York, USA (2015); Obscure Presence, Boxcopy Gallery, Brisbane (2014); and Acts of Exposure, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart (2013). From 2010 to 2012 Shorter was the host of The Renny Kodgers Quiz Hour on FBi 94.5FM. His practice has been critically explored in the publications, Mapping La Mancha (2016), What is Performance Art? (2016) and Quixotic Visions, Lismore Regional Gallery (2013).
Photo: Giulia McGauran