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2007-2010 HE Dip. Contextual Theology, St Mellitus College
1992-1994 MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths’ College
1989-1991 PG Dip. Youth & Community Work, Thames Polytechnic
1977-1980 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Brighton Polytechnic

Solo Exhibitions

2011 My Mum (V2-Sensitive), Beaconsfield, London
2010 The Beginning of the End, Beaconsfield, London
2007 * Scorpio Rising 2, The Church of the Holy Trinity & St Mary, Berwick-upon-Tweed
2006 Masochistic Opposite, Matthew Bown Gallery, London
2005 (Version) for Lightsilver, Beaconsfield, London
2004 * Disco Maquette, Sketch, London
2002 The Return of Jackie & Judy (+ Joey), Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2002 Mark Dean, Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin (with Janice McNab)
2001 Mark Dean, IKON Gallery, Birmingham
2001 * Mark Dean, Evolution, Leeds International Film Festival
2000 Ascension, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2000 * Mark Dean, Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca
1999 Dust, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1998 * Heavier than Air, Imperial War Museum, London (with Mark Fairnington)
1996 Mark Dean, City Racing, London

Group Exhibitions

2012 After/Hours/Drop/Box, Andor Gallery, London
2012 Brittle Crazie Glass, Islington Mill, Salford
2012 Mostra Collettiva Estiva,
2012 * Let’s Twist Again: Song and Sound in Artists’ Film Installations, WOMAD Festival 2012, Charlton Park, Wilts
2011 Vortex Revisions, Tate Britain, London
2011 A Fire In The Master’s House Is Set, Chapter, Cardiff
2011 * Fraternise – the Salon, Beaconsfield, London
2011 Pulp, POLYply8, The Centre for Creative Collaboration, London
2010 The Hand, Works|Projects, Bristol
2010 Be Glad For The Song Has No End, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2009 The Enigma of Arrival, Leeds Art Gallery
2009 The Other Side, The Crypt Gallery, London
2009 Mark Emblem, The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Hereford
2009 * Exemplar, Hortensia Gallery, London
2007 * Film on Film, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-upon-Tweed
2007 Forest, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
2007 Play Yourself, Gimpel Fils, London
2007 * Peter Stanley & Friends, Hortensia Gallery, London
2007 ArtFutures, Bloomberg Space, London
2006 * Dance On Screen, The Place, London
2006 * Eldorado, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-duc Jean, Luxembourg
2005 * Artfutures, Bloomberg Space, London
2005 Be Ready, Heart, For Parting, New Endeavour, Great Eastern Hotel, London
2005 Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London
2004 * Love Story, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London
2004 Vinyl 2, Redux, London
2004 * Planet B: die Asthetik des B-Movies in der zeitgenossischen Kunst, Palais Thurn & Taxis and Magazin4, Bregenz
2004 Atomic Art Bomb, Modern Art, Oxford
2003 * Black Box Recorder, Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama
2003 Corpa Nova, Spital Sq, London
2003 * Game On, City Art Museum, Helsinki & De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg
2003 Platform for Art, London Underground Network, London
2003 Independence, South London Gallery, London
2003 The Last Show, Galerie P, Brussels
2002 * Black Box Recorder, State Museum of Fine Arts, Novosibirsk
2002 so Jackie, Galerie P, Brussels
2002 * VideoROM, Gian Carla Zanutti Gallery, Milan
2002 * ThugLife, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2002 About Belief, South London Gallery, London
2002 * Game On, Barbican Art Gallery, London, & Royal Gallery, Edinburgh
2002 Geometers, Nylon, London
2001 * City Racing 1988 – 1998: A Partial Account, ICA, London
2001 Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis (Big Blue), Tate Modern, London
2001 New Acquisitions: Video Works by Mark Dean & Mark Wallinger, Leeds Art Gallery
2001 Video in the City, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2001 Self Portrayal, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2001 Invitation ‘Laurent Delaye Gallery invite par la galerie Anton Weller’, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
2001 * WR001, WRO Centre, Wroclaw, Poland
2001 * Black Box Recorder, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires
2001 * VideoROM, Valencia Biennial, Spain
2001 * Video Vibe, Contemporary Arts Centre of Vilnius, Lithuania
2001 Mute Loops, Lux Gallery, London
2001 * Why Me Not You?, Polish Cultural Institute, London
2001 VideoVideoVideoVideo, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
2000 Exit: Art and Cinema at the end of the century, Chisenhale Gallery, London, selected by Stuart Morgan
2000 The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London
2000 * Black Box Recorder, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2000 * Video Vibe, Gallery of the British School in Rome
2000 * Mommy Dearest, Gimpel Fils, London
2000 Realm of the Senses, Turku Art Museum, Finland
2000 * Version_2000, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva
2000 Split Film Festival, Croatia
1999 * Imaginaria, ICA, London
1999 Mondo, Flag Project Space, London
1999 Klega’s Flat, Sali Gia Gallery, London
1999 Synchronicity, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1998 Host, Tramway, Glasgow
1998 Driving Towards Distraction, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1998 Back in Love, Coins, London
1998 * Instantaneous, Beaconsfield, London
1997 Ne me quitte pas, GlassBox, Paris
1997 Chez l’un, l’autre, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
1997 Big Blue 2, Café Adler/Café Fix, Berlin
1997 jam in the park, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1997 Big Blue, Coins, London
1997 B.O.N.GO, Bricks & Kicks, Vienna
1996 Silent/Still, Hit & Run, London
1996 Flag, Clink Wharf, London
1996 I Beg to Differ, Milch, London
1995 Lost Property 1, W139, Amsterdam
1995 Lost Property 2, Great Western Studios, London
1993 * New Contemporaries 93, UK Touring Exhibition
1992 Mark Dean/Sera Furneaux/Richard Wright, City Racing, London
1992 A Simple Twist of Fate, Riverside Studios, London
1989 Alcohol, The Young Unknowns Gallery, London
( * denotes catalogue)


2008 Experimental Religion #1, MoaP, Beaconsfield, London
2007 Mr Ray vs Sister Ray, Cabaret Melancholique, London


1986-7 The Children & It (guitar, vocals & electronics)
1984-5 Opera (electronics and koto)
1983-4 A Popular History of Signs (electronics)
1980 Vincent Units (alto sax)
1976 Plastic Expression (tambourine)

Magazine Projects

2005 CMYK CITY: Project for Miser & Now
1998 Fw190A7-Boeing: Project for Tank


2011 ‘When You Smile – the work of Annie Whiles’, catalogue essay
2011 ‘Concerning the word ’spiritual’ in art’, a-n Magazine, March

Public Talks

2011 ‘Art & Religion': panel discussion, ICA, London, 6 April 
2011 ‘Art & Compromise IV’, artist’s talk and panel discussion, Beaconsfield, London, 3 Feb

Public Collections

Arts Council of England
Leeds Art Gallery
Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-duc Jean, Luxembourg
London Transport Museum


2009 Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists
2005 Arts Council England Individual Artist’s Award
1999 Cap Gemini Imaginaria Award
1993 BT New Contemporaries Award

University Lecturer

Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (BA Fine Art) 2003-date 
Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University (Fixed-term Tutorship, BA Fine Art) 1998-2003

Visiting Lecturer

London College of Communication, University of the Arts (MA Sound Art) 2010-2012
Kingston University (BA Fine Art) 2010
Bristol UWE (MA Fine Art) 2010
Bristol UWE (BA Fine Art) 2005-2009
Kensington & Chelsea College (HNC Fine Art) 1997-2009
Norwich School of Art (BA Fine Art) 2007
Cheltenham College of Art (BA Fine Art) 2006
UCE Birmingham School of Art (MA Fine Art) 2006
Canterbury School of Art (BA Fine Art) 2006
Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University (BA Fine Art) 2004-2006
Falmouth School of Art (MA Contemporary Visual Arts) 2004
University of Westminster (MA Art & Media Practice) 2004
Loughborough University (BA Fine Art) 2001
Sheffield Hallam University (MA Fine Art) 2000
University of Humberside (BA Fine Art) 1999
Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (BA Fine Art extension) 1998-1999
University of Westminster (BA Fine Art) 1998
Leeds Metropolitan University (BA Fine Art) 1995, 2001
Goldsmiths’ College, University of London (MA Fine Art) 1995-2005

Gallery Education

Serpentine Gallery, London (education programme & talks) 1999-2002
Leeds City Art Gallery (lectures & workshop) 2001-2002
South London Gallery (education programme coordination) 1998-1999
Cornerhouse, Manchester (workshops) 1994
Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield (workshops) 1994

Community Education

FAB Youth Project, London Borough of Southwark (Video Tutor) 1998-2000
Southwark Summer University, London Borough of Southwark (Art Curriculum Coordinator) 1998
Fast Forward / Untitled Art Project, London Borough of Southwark (Project Manager) 1992-1997
Southwark Youth Service, London (Tutor in Charge) 1990-1992
Portobello Project, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (Youth Worker) 1987-1990
Stopgap Youth Project, City of Westminster (Photography Tutor) 1982-1985