Elke Mark was born and raised in Germany. She received a Diploma in audiovisual media from the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne in 2008 after studying in Kassel, Madrid, Amsterdam and in Switzerland. In 2005 she has been master student of Professor Dorothee von Windheim at the Art Academy of Kassel. Besides exhibiting within Europe she is researching „Sensous Knowledge“ and the OpenSession format in Performance Art since 2010. She received various residencies and scholarships and is teaching Performance Art at the University of Flensburg. Elke Mark is mainly working in performance art, textile and video-installation focusing on communication and process.
At Live Art for Børn 2 she presented the performance “ARKENic”