This site documents Mark Dean’s video and sound art. Dean’s first looped film appropriation work was made while studying photography and painting in the late 1970’s, and in the 1980’s this work was extended into musical loops as a DJ and playing in bands. These practices were eventually combined in the methodology for which Dean became recognised as a video and sound artist from the 1990’s onwards, exhibiting widely in galleries and institutions including Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Museum Ludwig, and De Pont Museum. Commissions include pieces for Barbican, ICA, and Imperial War Museum, with work held in museum collections including Leeds Art Gallery, Mudam Luxembourg, and the Saastamoinen Foundation. In 2010 Dean was ordained in the Church of England, and since this time has tried to understand and live out a vocation as an artist and priest, with recent projects focusing on liturgical and performance events, and online collaborations.

Video and audio on this site is for demonstration purposes only, to document works of art previously exhibited elsewhere in installation form.

All source material is used in accordance with Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014

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