Mark Tan is an artist based in Richmond, VA. His work incorporates both analog and digital fabrication processes to create sculptural objects and visual landscapes by manipulating statistical data. Mark received his MFA in Furniture Design from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Mark's Upcoming Workshops
Open to All
Students of any skill and knowledge level, but have some computer skills.
Jun 13 - 17, 2022
Object as Atlas
Mark Tan, Leah Aegerter
The archives are where memories are stored and history is made, but how does one redefine the archive? This workshop investigates the major shift of archiving through analog and digital processes. Drawing from memory, personal narratives, emotions and perceptions are used to manipulate ideas and data into new objects and map a new history. Using both traditional woodworking processes and innovative digital fabrication techniques, students reconstruct and deconstruct archives transforming them into objects of origin with a meaning, purpose and fragmented identity.