Mark Alice Durant Photography
Artist and writer. B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art; M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute. Photographs, installations, and performances at Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Artists Space, New York. Cofounder, performance duo "men of the world" (1991 99), enacting image/gestures on the streets of most major North American cities. Cocurator and coauthor, The Blur of the Otherworldly: Art, Technology, and the Paranormal (2005). Essays in Art in America, Art on Paper, ArtUS, Afterimage, Exposure, New Art Examiner, and Boston Book Review. Author, McDermott and McGough: A History of Photography (1998); Mark Romanek: Music Video Stills (1999); coauthor, Vik Muniz: Seeing Is Believing (1998); contributor, The Passionate Camera: Photography and Bodies of Desire (1998); coauthor and cocurator, Some Assembly Required: Collage and Post-War American Culture (2002). Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of Maryland.