Myrthe van der Mark is an artist, writer and performer.
Researching the intersection of disciplines, and the way she can reflect on the notions of the self as a writer, self as a performer and self as any other maker, is what most of Van der Mark's work is involved with in the arts. Her work is a dynamic performance-collage founded on improvisation and associative leaps. An experimental and playful relation to production is reflected in the collages. It is visible in the 20 performances she made with her performance duo CMMC, in collaboration with Céline Mathieu, over the past six years, which are collections and interpretations of found visual, textual and choreographical material. But also in the paper collages and in self-edited documentation videos in which her appearance is that one of an ambiguous protagonist. Who says what and how, who embodies what are key questions for a viewer, who is left deciphering intentions, relations and emotions.
Myrthe van der Mark (b. 1989 Zeist, NL) obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts at ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design Arnhem. She has been doing an additional Bachelor program in Drama-Directing at RITCS Brussels. Currently she studies at the Master in Theatre at the Institute of Performative Arts - Toneelacademie Maastricht.
Recent exhibition venues with CMMC include Museum M (Leuven), Trampoline Gallery (Antwerp), Performance Programme of The Manchester Contemporary, on invitation of Castlefield Gallery (Manchester) and Poppositions (Brussels).
She lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium.