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Mark Verabioff

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Birth year

Lives in
Los Angeles

Works in
Los Angeles

Representing galleries
Country Club / Iconoclast Editions

exhibition/performance, sculpture, conceptual, performance, video-art, installation


Mark Verabioff

Born in Canada, 1963. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

1981-85 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
1984 The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada

2008 overawe, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007 mark verabioff oinks faculty insurgent phyllis allen 570-6 for model pleasure III,
Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA
2002 mark verabioff helen keller and another abled woman, Clifford-Smith Gallery, Boston,MA
2000 DART ACTION, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1999 dartmissions, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA
18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA; The high voltage box next to Shoshana
Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Sunset Boulevard at La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles,
CA; Times Square, New York, NY; West Chelsea Arts Building, New York, NY; A
Different Light Bookstore, San Francisco, CA; Portland Bathhouse, Portland, OR
1998 DART ACTION, Sunset Palms Motel, Los Angeles, CA
1995 porkvideostall, The Lure, New York, NY
1992 Wantfull Judgment, Video In, Vancouver, Canada

2008 Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming, December)
Notes on Cultural Preservation, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, NY (brochure)
2007 Reopening, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artslut, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Selections from EVR, curated by Bill Arning, The Carpenter Center, Cambridge, MA
e-flux Video Rental Shop, Centre Culturel Suisse de Paris, Paris, France; Arthouse,
Austin, TX; PiST, Istanbul, Turkey; 1 Bienal de Canaries, Arquitecture, Arte y Paisaje,Canary Islands
2006 25 Bold Moves, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Brave New World, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Backroom, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA; SF Camerawork, San Francisco,CA
e-flux Video Rental Shop, Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary; Extra City Centre for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
2005 The Backroom, curated by Magali Arriola, Kate Fowle and Renaud Proch, 2692 La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Log Cabin, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Artists Space, New York, NY
e-flux Video Rental Shop, The Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; KW
Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; Insa Art Space, Seoul, South Korea;
Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2004 e-flux Video Rental Shop, selected by Lauri Firstenberg, e-flux storefront, New York, NY
1997 Queer Looking, Queer Acting: Lesbian and Gay Vernacular, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada (catalogue)
1994 Faggots: A Communiqué from North America, curated by Bill Arning, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1993 Sign-In Performance, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Tattoo Collection, Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain, Nantes, France Fringe Video, Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
1992 Tattoo Collection, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
42. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, Akademie der Kunst zu Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
Performance (Behind the Curtain), White Columns, New York, NY
1991 Video Library, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Aurora Borealis: Canadian Video Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland;
The Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary; The Old Student House, Helsinki, Finland; Canada
House, London, UK; Cultural Centre Nova Huta, Krakow, Poland; Westwork e. V., Hamburg, West Germany (catalogue)
How Do I Look, curated by Bill Horrigan & Martha Gever, Collective for Living Cinema, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
1988 Nitelife: Three Evenings of Experimental Performance, curated by William Olander, The
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (brochure)
Other Versions (Perversions), curated by Dan Walworth, Artists Space, New York, NY (catalogue)
New Erotic Video, The Kitchen, New York, NY
How Soon is Now, YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Toronto, Canada
1987 Visual Evidence, curated by Sara Diamond and Karen Knights, Pitt International Gallery,
Vancouver, Canada
Only Human: Sex, Gender and Other Misrepresentations, curated by Bill Horrigan and B. Ruby Rich, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Underground Canada, curated by Richard Lung, London Filmmakers Coop, London, UK; Canada House, London, UK (catalogue)
1986 Poetic Signals, curated by Daina Augaitis, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada (brochure)
Videonale.2, Bonn, West Germany (catalogue)
Life Like It: Some Halifax Video, Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax; Plug-In, Winnipeg; EM
Media, Calgary; Latitude 53, Edmonton; Video In, Vancouver; A Space, Toronto; SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
Audio By Artists, Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, Canada
1985 Video Kanada, curated by Jeanette Reinhardt, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, West Germany
Exhibition of Canadian Video Art, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
Images of Sexuality, Galerie 101, Ottawa, Canada
1984 British/Canadian Video Exchange, AIR Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)
Screenings & Performances, Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, Canada

Nys Dambrot, Shana. “Mark Verabioff” Ten(by)Ten,, March 2007
Firstenberg, Lauri. “The Backroom” Frieze; Issue #96; p.159; Jan/Feb 2006
Montreuil, Gregory. “Cabin Fever” NY Gay City News; Vol.4; Issue 8; February 24 2005
Cotter, Holland. “Art In Review: Log Cabin” The New York Times; p.39; January 28, 2005
McQuaid, Cate. “Art Review: Clifford-Smith Gallery” The Boston Globe; p.C18; April 2002
Campbell, Clayton. “Los Angeles: Mark Verabioff” Flash Art; p.58; Nov/Dec 1999
Cook, Kevin. “Mark Verabioff” Parachute #69; p.46-47, Winter 1993
Walworth, Dan. Catalogue “Other Versions (Perversions)” Artists Space, New York, NY, 1988

1999 Canada Council for the Arts, Creation/Production Grant
1987 Canada Council Project Grant for Video

Collection of Eileen Harris Norton, Santa Monica, CA

LUX, London, UK
Video Out Archive, Vancouver, Canada
V/Tape Archive, Toronto, Canada

Strawbitch, CD, 2005
helen, DVD, 2001
LASHOUT, Videotape, 1992
Furburger, Videotape 1991
Wantage, Videotape, 1989
Stickshaker, Videotape, 1987
Killing Time, Videotape, 1985
Crossing the 49th, Videotape, 1985
Simulated/Desire, Videotape, 1984

Recent Exhibits

Mark Verabioff participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2016 Rob Pruitt's Flea Market
Downtown Los Angeles
May, 2013 Breakdown
Night Gallery
Jul, 2012 _________ A ROMANTIC MEASURE.
Charlie James Gallery
Apr, 2012 Crack Attack
Night Gallery
Aug, 2011 Fast Forward 2 - New Video Art Showcase
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
May, 2011 12:12 Song
Actual Size Los Angeles
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