David Cross is an artist, curator and writer working across performance, installation and public art. His practice brings together performance art and object-based environments, focusing on relationships between pleasure, the grotesque and phobia.
David has exhibited extensively in New Zealand, Australia, Eastern Europe, Canada and the United Kingdom. As a curator he has developed a number of temporary public art projects including One Day Sculpture with Claire Doherty across New Zealand, 2008–09,Iteration:Again in Tasmania, 2011 and more recently Treatment – 6 Public Artworks at Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria.
David is currently Head of Art and Performance Deakin University.