Mark Harvey is a New Zealand based performance artist and live artist. His practices are conceptually driven and often dialogue and test out notions of minimal endurance with constructions of idiocy, seriousness and deadpan humour, drawing from his visual arts and choreographic influences.
Harvey will investigate, what the audience will do to get past him and inside the festival.
at Hitparaden 2 he also performed:
Forward and back
“Home Renovation” SEPTEMBER 2012 at our Salon Saloon
Some of the galleries and live art events, Mark Harvey has presented work in, include: Enjoy Public Art Gallery (Wellington, NZ, 2003), Govett Brewster Art Gallery (Taranaki, NZ, 2006), Physicsroom Contemporary Artspace (Christchurch, NZ, 2002 and 2006), Parnu International Video and Film Festival Pain in the Class (Estonia, 2006), PSi 15 (Croatia, 2009), Livingroom in collaboration with Isobel Dryburgh (Auckland, NZ, 2010), Letting Space at the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts (2012) and the 55th Venice Bienalle for Visual Arts (2013). He has writings published internationally in a range of topics related to performance, art and live art such as The Live Art Almanac (2013), The South Project (2013), Performance Research Journal (2006, 2010 and 2013), and The Swedish Dance History (2012). He holds a PhD in performance practice and idiocy from the AUT School of Art and Design and is a Senior Lecturer at NICAI, The University of Auckland, New Zealand.