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Mark Dorf is a New York based artist whose creative practice employs a mixture of photography, video, digital media, and sculpture. In his most recent work, Dorf explores the human’s perceptions of and interactions with digitally simulated domains, urban and architectural environments, and the “Natural Landscape”. With an interest in post-anthropocentric and new materialist theory, he scrutinizes and examines the influence of the information age in order to understand our curious position within the 21st century world.

Dorf has exhibited internationally at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE, 2018; Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, NL, 2017; Postmasters Gallery, New York, 2017, 2015; Galerie Philine Cremer, Dusseldorf, DE, 2016; Division Gallery, Toronto, 2015; Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn, 2015; The Lima Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, 2014; Mobile World Centre, Barcelona, 2014; Harbor Gallery, New York, 2014; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, 2013; and Phoenix Gallery, New York, 2012. Dorf’s work is included in the Fidelity Investments Collection, the Deutsche Bank Collection, and the permanent collection of the Savannah College of Art and Design amongst others.

REPRESENTED BY:
Postmasters Gallery
54 Franklin Street
New York, NY 10013
Email: postmasters@thing.net
Web: www.postmastersart.com
Tel: 212.727.3323

 

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BORN LACONIA, NH
LIVE/WORK NEW YORK, NY
EDUCATION MFA 2019, School of the Art Institute of Chicago [SAIC], Low Residency
                        BFA 2011, Savannah College of Art and Design [SCAD], Magna Cum Laude

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Translations, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
          Transposition, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
          Cityscapes, Galerie Philine Cremer, Düsseldorf, DE
2016 Transposition, Prague Botanical Gardens, Fotograf Festival #6, Prague, CZ
          Irreality, School Of Visual Arts CP Project Space, New York, NY
2015 Emergence, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
          Second Nature, Outlet Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Emergence, Neon Heater Gallery, Findlay, OH
          Axiom & Simulation, Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2013 Environmental Occupations, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

SELECTED GROUP AND ONLINE EXHIBITIONS
2018 Foam Talent Exhibition, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London, UK
          Foam Talent Exhibition, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE
          Living Still, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
          Foam Talent Exhibition, Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn, NY
          From My Point of View, Metronom Gallery, Modena, IT
2017 Foam Talent Exhibition, Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, NL
          Unseen Art Fair, Metronom Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
          No Lemon, No Melon, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
          Temporal Topologies, IFP Media Center, New York, NY – Curated by Danielle Ezzo
          Mermaids And Unicorns – Curated by Tina Sauerländer, Benoit Palop, and Carlotta Meyer (Online)
          No Vacancy II, Squat Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
          Paradise Out Front, The Southern, Charelston, SC – Curated by Eliot Dudik
2016 Future-isms, Humble Arts Foundation – Curated by Jon Feinstein (Online)
          Untitled Art Fair, Postmasters Gallery, Miami, FL
          Land Forms, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
          real-fake.org.02, Bronx Art Space, New York, NY – Curated by Claudia Hart, Rachel Clarke, and Pat Reynolds
          COFA Contemporary Art Fair, Galerie Philine Cremer, Cologne, DE
          Loving Earth, Hangar 18, Brussels, BE
          Eye South, University of Columbus, Columbus, GA
          Eternal Earth, Main Line Arts Center, Haverford, PA
          Cross Pollination, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
          Layered Landscapes, Galerie Philine Cremer, Düsseldorf, DE – Curated by Tina Sauerländer
          30 Under 30ish, Victori + Mo, Brooklyn, NY
          Aint–Bad: Vision to Reality, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA – Curated by Susan Laney
          Cat Heroicus Sublimis, New Hive – Curated by Tina Sauerländer (Online)
          Ornamentation of the Joint, Pfizer, Brooklyn, NY
          NARGIFSUS, Transfer Gallery / New Hive, Brooklyn, NY – Curated by Carla Gannis and Tina Sauerländer
          New Realities, Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru – Curated by Alpha-ville
2015 Bring Your Own Beamer, Reverse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY – Curated by Helena Acosta
          The Wrong (again) New Digital Art BiennaleSuperscope Pavilion, Online exhibition of digital works
          Magenta Foundation Flash Forward, Division Gallery, Toronto, Canada
          Leiden International Photography Festival, Leiden, NL
          Unveil, Post-Contemporary, Troy, NY
          Natural Disruptions, Well House Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
          Landscape as Fetish, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA – Curated by Greer Muldowney
          fig-2, ICA Studio, London, UK – Curated by Louise Benson and POSTMatter
          HAWAPI, Museo del Convento de Santo Domingo Qorikancha, Cuzco, Peru
          Dynamic Mapping, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
          //_PATH, Loop Hole Gallery, CONTACT Photo Festival, Toronto, CA
          Room NinePanther Modern, Online exhibition commissioned by LaTurbo Avedon
          Refraction Index, Los Ojos, Brooklyn, NY
2014 HAWAPI, Lima Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, Peru
          Inverted Normals, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ – Curated by Chris Manzione
          New Realities, Mobile World Centre, Barcelona, ES – Curated by Alpha-ville
          Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
          SALON I, HARBOR Gallery, New York, NY
          New Landscapes, Gallery 19, Chicago, IL
          #EverythingAllAtOnce, 48 Hoxton Square, London UK
          The Flash of an Instant, The New Art Center, Boston, MA
          PARALLELSNeverland Space, (Online)
          Alone Together15folds.com, Online monthly exhibitions of commissioned .GIFs
          SPUR, Village Gallery, Leeds UK
2013 Center Forward 2013, Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
          Surface Intentions, HARBOR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 With / Out, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
          enter: CR10, CR10 Arts, Hudson, NY

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2016 Meet Factory – Prague, CZ – Fellowship awarded
2014 HAWAPI – Pariacaca, Peru – Fellowship awarded
          Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Artist in Residence – Gothic, CO – Fellowship Awarded
2013 Contemporary Arts Center Woodside – Troy, New York – Fellowship awarded
2012 chaNorth Artist Residency – Pine Plains, New York – Fellowship awarded
          Nes Artist Residency – Skagaströnd, Iceland

AWARDS AND HONORS
2015 Mayer Foundation Grant
          KLOMPCHING Gallery Fresh 2015 finalist
2015 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Winner
2014 2nd Annual New York Times Lens Portfolio Review
2012 Silver Eye Center for Photography Fellowship 13 – Judges Commendation
2011 Francis Larkin McCommon Scholarship – Four year full tuition scholarship awarded by the Savannah College of Art and Design

GUEST LECTURES
2017 Washington State University – Visiting Artist Lecturer – Pullman, WA
          Savannah College of Art and Design – Visiting Artist Lecturer – Atlanta, GA
          UArts – Guest Artist Lecture – Philadelphia, PA
2016 Bronx Art Space – real-fake.org.02 – Panel Discussion – New York, NY
2014 Harvard Graduate School of Design – Portfolio Review – Cambridge, MA
          School of Visual Arts [SVA] – New York Photo Salon – Artist Lecture – New York, NY
          Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory [RMBL] – Artist Lecture – Gothic, CO
          School of the Art Institute of Chicago [SAIC] – Online Artist Lecture – Chicago, IL
          University of South Carolina [USC] – Online Artist Lecture – Columbia, SC
2013 Savannah College of Art and Design [SCAD] – Artist Lecture – Savannah, GA
          Cecil College – Artist Lecture – North East, MD
2012 Savannah College of Art and Design Lacoste – Artist Lecture – Lacoste, FR

CURATORIAL
2014 Guest Curator, “influx (arrival & inward flow of a large amount of something)” – CR10 Arts – Hudson,NY

PUBLICATIONS
2018 The Focal Press Companion to the Constructed Image in Contemporary Photography – Routledge Press
          kin – Silent Face Projects – Artist Book
          Tique Arts Paper – Issue No. 2
          IMA Magazine – Volume 23
2017 Foam Magazine – Talent – Issue No. 48
          ARCH+ – Issuse No. 228
2016 Off The Wall – Issue No. 10
          Translations – Aint–Bad Editions – Monograph
          PhotoViz: Visualizing Information through Photography – Gestalten – Edited by Nicholas Felton
          Foam Magazine – On Earth – Issue No. 44
2015 Emergence – In the In-Between Editions – Monograph
          Granta Magazine – The Map Is Not the Territory – Issue No. 131
          Ain’t-Bad Magazine – Vol. 3 Issue No.1 – From Here On – April 2015
          DIS Magazine (Digital) – The Data Issue – February 2015
2014 HAWAPI – Etiqueta Negra
          VIEW Magazine (Digital) – Emergence – Issue No. 10
          Quiet Lunch Magaine – //_PATH – Issue No. 1
          urbanBLUR – CND Publications – Thessaloniki, Greece
          La Lettura (Italian) – //_PATH – May 2014
          Harvard Business Review – //_PATH – Issue No. 92
2013 Unless You Will Magazine – Issue No. 28 – Axiom & Simulation
          Orion Magazine – Axiom & Simulation – Vol. 3 Issue No. 2
          Geometry Makes Me Happy – Index Books – Barcelona Spain
2011 Ain’t Bad Magazine – Issue No. 1 – Environmental Occupations
          Vision Magazine (Chinese Edition) – Environmental Occupations
          Surface Magazine (Chinese Edition) – Environmental Occupations

SELECTED PRESS
2018 The New Yorker – Review of Living Still at Transmitter – Print
          UK Photoworks – Ideas Series Interview
2017 Self Publish Be Happy – Journal
          The Creative Independent – Interview
          Collector Daily – Review – Transposition at Postmasters Gallery
          Baxter Street – Mark Dorf: Transposition
          Creators Project – Find Your “Alt + Esc” at this DIY Art Heaven
          ALT_ESC – Interview
          Tique Arts – Six Questions
2016 Aint–Bad – Interview
          Artyčok.tv – Video Interview
          Art Zealous – 30 Under 30
          Art Zealous – Technology and Aesthetics With Artist Mark Dorf
          URBANAUTICA – Transformation and Reassembly of a Fractured Landscape
2015 iGNANT – Digital Art: Beyond the Hype
          HYPERALLERGIC – Review – Emergence at Postmasters Gallery
          Artsy – Review – Emergence at Postmasters Gallery
          Collector Daily – Review – Emergence at Postmasters Gallery
          Boston Globe – Review – Landscape as Fetish at Gallery Kayafas
          Al Jazeera – Interview – Broadcast
          RHIZOME – Artist Profile
          Cool Hunting – Interview
          HYPERALLERGIC – Review – Second Nature at Outlet Gallery
          Juxtapoz Magazine – //_PATH
2014 Central Station – Interview
          ROOMS Magazine – Interview
          The Creators Project – Interview
          LENSCRATCH – Emergence
          Redefine Magazine – Interview
          The New Yorker Elements Blog – Axiom & Simulation
          Frontier Psychiatrist – PARALLELS
          TIME Lightbox – //_PATH
2013 Ain’t-Bad Magazine – //_PATH
          In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Artists – //_PATH
          In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Artists – Interview
          The Creators Project – //_PATH
          Arts in Bushwick – Interview
          Orion Magazine Blog – Interview
          LENSCRATCH – Axiom & Simulation

COLLECTIONS
Foam Photography Museum
Deutsche Bank Collection
Fleet Library at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Avery Library at Columbia University
John D. Rockefeller Library at Brown University
Luke Lindoe Library at the Alberta College of Art and Design
Fidelity Investments Collection
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Savannah College of Art and Design
Private Collections