Mark Taylor is Senior Interactive Producer for Arts and Culture at KQED. He is the editor of KQED's daily Arts & Culture blog. Taylor created, shoots and edits Gallery Crawl, KQED's monthly video podcast of the coolest art in the Bay Area's most exciting galleries. Taylor is also the creator and senior producer of The Writers' Block, KQED's weekly reading series.
Mark Taylor has worked in independent film since 1989: at Film Forum in New York; two seasons at P.O.V., the PBS independent documentary series; producing a documentary for The Discovery Channel; and as Festival Director/Exhibition Coordinator for Film Arts Foundation in San Francisco.
Taylor is also an experimental filmmaker and visual artist, recently receiving an MFA from California College of the Arts. His work has been screened and exhibited in festivals, galleries and museums around the globe. His film, Lesson 9, was purchased for broadcast by the BBC, England. His artist books have been collected by the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, the San Francisco Legion of Honor's Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Stanford University and the New York Museum of Modern Art, among others.
Visit Mark Taylor's website at emptypictures.net.
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