Scott Wark

Scott Wark is an arts writer and an M.A. candidate and tutor at The University of Melbourne. His essays have appeared in catalogues for galleries in Sydney and Melbourne, including: Space Oddity (2013) and Innovators 3 (2012) at Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts; Information Decoration, Intimacy, and Hyperconnectivity (all 2012) at New Low in Melbourne; Will I Need to be Photographed Naked (2012) at Firstdraft in Sydney; and Last Words (2010) at 4A: Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. His articles and reviews have also appeared in nationally distributed publications, including RealTime and Das Superpaper.

His academic research draws on recent developments in media studies and the philosophy of technology to examine the relationship between the literary medium and literary criticism. He has presented this research at conferences in Melbourne, Sydney and London. Wark is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including most recently The University of Melbourne’s 2013 Amy Gaye Cowper Tennent Memorial Scholarship, which he used to attend Birkbeck College, University of London’s Critical Theory Summer School and to conduct research in The United Kingdom.

He tweets intermittently at @smwark.

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