Installation view of Room #1 The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. 2008/09
REM - 2007
4-channel video installation: 2 hours, 15 minutes, colour & sound.
Components: 4 CRT televisions, DVD player, RF modulator, splitter, RCA cable & coaxial cables.
Four furnished rooms: Couches, chairs, coffee tables, side tables, rugs, lamps, pillows, wall clocks & ashtrays.
Installation dimensions: Four 8' walls placed together to form a cross, approximately 16' x 16' x 8'.
Edition of 2 & 1 AP (1 of 2: Collection of The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa)
A feature length video mash-up consisting of 170 different sources taken from television during a 4 month period between April 1 & July 31, 2007.
INTERPRETED SYNOPSIS: Commissioned from Brian Joseph Davis: "In a Nightmare, You Cant Change the Channel"
LIST OF MOVIES: Does not include commercials
Christina Ritchie: "How to Look at Television". Everything is Interesting (Survey Catalogue Essay), 2014
Robert Enright: "Elegant Stupdities". Border Crossings. Issue #105, PP 20-21, 2008
Sandra Q Firmin: "Kelly Mark". Art Papers. January/February 2008
Rosemary Heather: "Kelly Mark Always Working" Canadian Art, Winter 2007 (excerpt)
Dan Adler: "Kelly Mark". Artforum. December, 2007
Sarah Milroy: "Passing Time, Wasting Time, Marking Time". The Globe & Mail. Sept 26, 2007
2007 JM Barnicke Gallery (Hart House) University of Toronto (Toronto ON); 2008 Cambridge Galleries (Cambridge ON); 2008 Platform Gallery (Seattle WA); 2008 Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery (Halifax NS); 2008 MSVU Art Gallery (Halifax NS); 2008 Lawrence Eng Gallery (Vancouver BC); 2008 VOX Gallery (Montreal QC); 2008 National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa ON); 2010 Kenderdine Art Gallery (Saskatoon SK); 2011 Art Gallery of Windsor (Windsor ON);