Mark Webber is an independent curator of avant-garde and artists’ film & video who has been responsible for screenings and events at institutions such as Tate Modern, BFI Southbank, ICA and Barbican Centre (London), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Kunsthalle Basel, Xcentric (CCCB Barcelona), Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Melbourne), Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage, IFFR Rotterdam and many other international festivals, museums and art centres. He was a programmer for the BFI London Film Festival from 2000-12, and a senior research fellow at the University of the Arts London from 2006-10. In 2014, he founded The Visible Press to publish books on artist’s film and writings by filmmakers. Mark Webber is the editor of “Film as Film: The Collected Writings of Gregory J. Markopoulos” (The Visible Press, 2014) and “Two Films by Owen Land” (LUX / Österreichisches Filmmuseum, 2005).
Contact Mark Webber here.
Forthcoming projects include :-
Peter Gidal: Flare Out / Aesthetics 1966-2016. A collection of essays by Peter Gidal, edited by Mark Webber, to be published by The Visible Press in Spring 2016.
Critical Mass: An Oral History of Avant-Garde Film, The New American Cinema and Beyond. A book and research project on the development of avant-garde cinema from the 1950s to the 1970s.
An archive of screenings and events curated by Mark Webber is under construction and will be posted here soon. Click here to view a list of selected projects from 1997 to 2015. And here for a bibliography of published writing.