Summer Salon Series 2012: Mark Tribe Lecture
Mark Tribe is an artist whose work explores the intersection of media technology and politics. His installations, videos, and performances have been exhibited most recently at the Museo de Antioquia in Medellín, G-MK in Zagreb, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Tribe is the author of two books, The Port Huron Project: Reenactments of New Left Protest Speeches (Charta, 2010) and New Media Art (Taschen, 2006), and numerous articles. He teaches courses on radical media, the art of curating, open-source culture, digital art, and techniques of surveillance at Brown University, where he is an Assistant Professor of Modern Culture and Media Studies. He also teaches in the Art Practice MFA program at School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1996, Tribe founded Rhizome, an organization that supports the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. He splits his time between New York City and Providence.