23 MAR 2021 9pm UTC “Up there for thinking…” by Mark Harvey (Auckland, NZ) dur 15min

“Up there for thinking…” by Mark Harvey

Using the cultural code of the \’mansplain\’ with tools to reflect on some of the problematics of white male privilege from the perspective of a white passing male. Audience members may like to have their own tools in order to participate.

Mark Harvey is an Aotearoa/New Zealand based artist, of Pākehā/Māori heritage who works with a range of approaches, especially performance and video. His work often engages with notions of promises of productive idiocy, physical endurance, duration, social psychology, social justice, politics, climate change and various perspectives in ecology. He has presented in a range of international contexts such as the 55th Venice Biennale for Visual Arts, ANTI Contemporary Art Festival, Finland, New Performance Turku Festival, Finland, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway, ZET, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Performance Space, Sydney, Climarts Festival, Melbourne, as well as local galleries including The Physics Room, City Gallery, Te Uru, Te Tuhi, Govett Brewster, Blue Oyster and Enjoy. He holds a PhD (AUT University) and is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Arts & Industries at The University of Auckland.