Dr Mark Shorter

Lecturer in Art
Victorian College of the Arts

Mark Shorter is a lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice at the Victoria College of the Arts and practising artist. He works across sculpture, painting, installation, video and performance. Shorter has exhibited internationally and throughout Australia. He has developed and performed well-known identities such as the bawdy country music singer Renny Kodgers, the quixotic journeyman Tino La Bamba, and the time-travelling landscape painting critic Schleimgurgeln.Significant exhibitions and performances include: The Groker, Plato's Cave, EIDEA House, New York; 50 Ways to Kill Renny Kodgers, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, 2014, presented as a part of the Dark MOFO festival; Acts of Exposure, a survey of his Schleimgurgeln performance and video series, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 2013; and Renny Kodgers LIVE with Pee Pee, presented as part of the Biennale of Sydney's Superdeluxe@Artspace, 2010.

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