Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Brady Marks

Brady Marks is a digital media artist working primarily in audiovisual practices, new media and kinetic art. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a Masters in Interactive Arts from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

Her accolades include:

  • Tree Studies (2006) with Chris Welby – a three-screen digital media installation that displayed a real-time, weather-data transition system covering four continents that  presented at the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea
  • I Am Listening (2007) – an interactive light sculpture commissioned and acquired by the Surrey Art Gallery (BC) where it is on permanent display
  • 7 piece collaboration with Geoffrey Farmer including:
  • In conjunction with VIVO Media Arts Centre (Vancouver), Brady received Innovations Grant from the British Columbia Arts Council for the research and creation of a volumetric display device that generated interactive 3D sculptural images. The device was presented at the 2015 International Symposium on Electronic Art.

As a graduate of Simon Fraser University, taught by faculty including original members of the World Soundscape Project (WSP), and as a member of the Soundscape Collective at Vancouver Co-operative Radio, Brady Marks is an inheritor of the WSP legacy of Acoustic Ecology. She is a frequent host of Soundscape on Co-op Radio, as well as a member of the Vancouver Electronic Ensemble and a DJ working under the alias of furiousgreencloud.

furiousgreencloud.com, wetlandproject.com