Mark Beasley is a Curator at Creative Time whose recent projects include Six Actions for New York City, and Hey Hey Glossolalia: exhibiting the voice. Curated by Beasley Sudden White (After London), will be staged late 2008 at the Royal Academy, London a film and video exhibition that focuses upon apocalyptic future vision through the cinematic use of the landscape.

Previous to Creative Time, Beasley worked as an artist, curator and writer in London and has organized and curated numerous exhibitions and projects including the international touring show Electric Earth: Film and Video from Britain, for the British Council; Infra thin Projects, Book Works, London and The Thinking at PS1/MoMA, New York.

Between 2004-2005 he was the Stanley Picker Research Fellow in Fine Art at Kingston University, London and has lectured internationally on issues related to contemporary art. His writings on art and music have appeared in Frieze, Dot Dot Dot and Art Monthly. In Summer 2009 he is organizing This World and Nearer Ones, Public Art Quadrennial on Governors Island, New York for Creative Time.

Portland State University’s Art Department offers free public lectures every Monday night of the school year. This is the fourteenth lecture of the fourth year of the PMMNLS. The PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series is supported in part by PICA, Reed College, Lewis and Clark College, and The NW Film Center.