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MARK PORTER
chicago, Illinois - United States



, Preliminary For Expulsion, , $630
, Projection, , $3,150
, Nurture, , $3,150

Art Starting At $2,100

Artist Statement

Artist webpage: www.markportersculpture.com Fusing found objects and his own custom-made creations, Mark Porter produces one-of-a-kind pieces that gradually transform themselves and the gallery as the show progresses. The mechanical-drawings-turned-sculptures in Nurture/Alter mimic the irregularity of human actions and portray narratives through a series of projected images, videos, and fluid expulsions. Porter places his project blueprints next to the sculptures to aid in the understanding of their development, which continues free of his influence for the duration of the exhibition. Check out the show sooner than later, though, so you can observe the counterproductive movements of Porter's work before it slowly self-destructs. Morgan Phelps...

Original Artworks (8)

Mark Porter; Autohemorrhaging Actuator, 2012, Original Sculpture Other, 12 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241    The sculpture creates a drawing on the wall by expelling a fluid composed of soap and pigment.  ...
Mark Porter
Original Other Sculpture, 2012
12 x 4 feet (3.66 x 1.22 m)
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Mark Porter; Translator, 2014, Original Sculpture Other, 5 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241   The sculpture creates a drawing on the wall by expelling a fluid composed of soap and pigment. A video camera feeds live video of the drawing process into the video projector, which translates the video feed and projects it onto an adjacent wall.  ...
Mark Porter
Original Other Sculpture, 2014
5 x 4 feet (1.52 x 1.22 m)
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Mark Porter; Autohaemorrhaging Actuator 2, 2012, Original Sculpture Other, 5 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241   activated by motion sensor  ...
Mark Porter
Original Other Sculpture, 2012
5 x 4 feet (1.52 x 1.22 m)
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Mark Porter; Detail of Territorial Marker 1, 2010, Original Sculpture Other, 5 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241  activated by motion sensor ...
Mark Porter
Original Other Sculpture, 2010
5 x 4 feet (1.52 x 1.22 m)
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Mark Porter; Preliminary for Expulsion, 2008, Original Mixed Media, 28 x 17 inches.
Mark Porter
Original Mixed Media, 2008
28 x 17 inches (71.1 x 43.2 cm)
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Mark Porter; Projection, 2008, Original Kinetic, 4 x 5 feet.
Mark Porter
Original Kinetic Art, 2008
4 x 5 feet (1.22 x 1.52 m)
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Mark Porter; Nurture, 2009, Original Kinetic, 5 x 5 feet.
Mark Porter
Original Kinetic Art, 2009
5 x 5 feet (1.52 x 1.52 m)
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Mark Porter; Internal External, 2009, Original Sculpture Mixed, 4 x 3 feet. Artwork description: 241  Internal/ ExternalMaterials: Aluminum, steel, plastic, pigmented/ fragranced soap water, air pump, nylon tubingFunction: Expels a scented and colored soap mixture onto wall. A scented soap mixture is used for the mix. An aroma builds up which smells of artificial fragrance, which is similar, and also ...
Mark Porter
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2009
4 x 3 feet (1.22 x 0.91 m)
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