Public Disturbance (Performance) - 2010
This view: Public Disturbance HB Series: Take 1

Photo & video documentation of a live public performance where professional actors were hired to pose as couples and reenact various domestic based arguments from movie scipts in a public setting.
Commisioned by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto for Power Ball 2010.
Duration: 4 hours approximately
Thanks to Toni Hafkenscheid, Nelson Rogers, David Best, Eric Goulem, Paul Zingrone & Nancy McCain.
Photo credit: Toni Hafkenscheid

Note: Video footage was edited afterwards to create a separate three-channel video installation, entitled "Public Disturbance HB Series: Take 1, Take 2, Take 3", focusing on one couple's arguement in three separate 'takes' over the course of the evening.

Michael Hansen: "Opening: Kelly Mark" on Vimeo for ArtSync, March 4, 2011
Gabrielle Moser: "Kelly Mark, Diaz Contemporary". Esse Magazine. June 2011
Bill Clarke: "Kelly Mark: Diaz Contemporary". Art News. May 2011
Caroline Andrieux: "Kelly Mark: Public Disturbance". (exhibition essay) Montreal PQ, Darling Foundry 2011
Blake Gopnick: “Kelly Mark Makes a Public Disturbance”. ArtNetNews. September 12, 2014

Exhibition History:
2010 The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto ON);