Marcus Moore

Marcus Moore

Senior lecturer, Whiti o Rehua School of Art

Dr. Marcus Moore has overarching interests in practice based creative inquiry, theory of art and design, visual and material culture and histories. His expertise is on the French/American artist Marcel Duchamp and ready-made traditions; studies on the post-human; and writing and creative research inquiry. Dr. Moore supervises PhD and MFA and teaches interdisciplinary critical and contextual studies.

  • Expertise

    Typologies of the everyday; the French/American twentieth-century artist Marcel Duchamp; the readymade and its legacies; conceptual art and design; visual culture and consequences of ‘the visual turn’; writing and methods for creative inquiry.

  • Research Highlights

    Moore, Marcus T.G. ‘With all kinds of delays, Marcel Duchamp in New Zealand 1967’. Book chapter, in Documents: Marcel Duchamp, Art+Australia (In Press, 2018).

    Moore, Marcus T.G. ‘The Nine Stoppages Down Under’. Book chapter in Here & Now: Marcel Duchamp 2018. Perth Australia: University of Western Australia and Art Australia, 2018.

    Moore, Marcus T.G. ‘Paul Cullen—on Building Structures’. Back Story: Journal of New Zealand Art, Design and Media History. Issue 4, AUT, Auckland, 2018.

    Moore, Marcus T.G. and Allan Smith, ‘Paul Cullen,’ curated exhibition St Paul Street Gallery, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, forthcoming Nov-Dec, 2018.

    Moore, Marcus T.G., Christina Barton, and Allan Smith. Paul Cullen: Building Structures and Other (incomplete) Models, artist’s publication. Auckland: Split/fountain Publishing (forthcoming December 2018).

    Moore, Marcus T.G. ‘Paul Cullen: Building Structures 1979’, curated exhibition The Engine Room, Massey University (May-June 2018).


  • Qualifications

    BFA (First Class Hons) (University of Canterbury)
    PhD (Victoria University of Wellington)

  • Professional Affiliations

    Olivia Spencer Bower Fellow (NZ)

  • Supervision

    Liang Cui
    A Study of ‘the Unqualified’ in the Practice of Painting in a Contemporary Context

    In-progress PhD

    Primary supervisor: Prof. Kingsely Baird
    Co-supervisor: Dr. Marcus Moore

    Claire Hughes
    Scientific Entanglement and Virtual Reality

    In-progress PhD

    Primary supervisor: Prof. Heather Galbraith
    Co-supervisor: Dr. Marcus Moore

    Malcolm Doidge

    In-progress PhD

    Primary supervisor: Prof. Julieanna Preston
    Co-supervisor: Dr. Marcus Moore