Marc Tasman

Senior Teaching Faculty & DAC Director
 Bolton Hall 570


MFA, The Ohio State University
BFA, University of Louisville

Courses Taught

JAMS 113 — Internet Culture
JAMS 232 — Photojournalism
JAMS 336 — Media Graphics

Research Interests

Photography and representation, Identity and Narrative, Internet Culture, Digital Humanities

Teaching Areas

Digital Arts and Culture, Visual Communication, Social Media, Culture Jamming, Fair Use, Memes, Cultural Theory and Practice

Selected Presentations and Exhibitions

2015  TRUTH BE TOLD, invitational group exhibition, CultureJam MKE, Live Artist Studio Gallery, Milwaukee, WI. People’s Choice Merit Award with Luke Farley for the collaborative pieces, “Sporting Goods.”­event/truth­be­told/2015

2015   NATURAL LEGACY, solo exhibition, Tenth Street Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2014  THE FAMILY SHOW, solo exhibition, Back House Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.

2014  INTÉRIEUR TROUVÉ, solo exhibition, Galerie Remise, Saint-Hippolyte, QC, Canada.

2013   DEAR FAMILY, I LOVE YOU, solo exhibition, Founders Hall Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, WI

2012   NEW MEDIA CAUCUS SHOWCASE, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), Los Angeles, CA. Curator, Paul Catanese

2010   WISCONSIN TRIENNIAL 2010 (May 22-Aug. 15)
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMOCA), Madison, WI. Curator of exhibitions, Jane Simon. (Catalogue),

Recently Published Images
Knappenberger, Brian. “A Threat to Internet Freedom.” Op-Doc Video, New York Times digital edition, July 9, 2014. Archival Photos: Marc Tasman

Shaw, Michael. “Reading the Pictures: The Clint Eastwood Chrysler ‘Halftime in America’ Controversy, and the Doctored Wisconsin Footage.” The Huffington Post, February 7, 2012. Photo by Marc Tasman.

Conference Presentations
2016 “Race for the Prize: Proto-Selfie as Ritualized Photographic Endurance Performance” Invited Speaker, Kern Conference on Visual Communication: Selfies, Self-Portraits, and Social Media, Rochester Institute of Technology, April 15, 2016.

2015 “Future Cultures,” curated speaker, TEDxUWMilwaukee React Differently, Milwaukee, WI. October 3, 2015

Video Screening
“Who is Stealing My Signs?” 45th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 2007.

Featured in Book
Modrak, Rebekah and Anthes, Bill. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice, Publish Date Nov, 2010, Routledge Press.