B. 1968, Melbourne/Naarm, Australia
Lives and works in Melbourne/Naarm, Australia
David Cross is an artist, curator and writer. His practice extends across performance, installation, sculpture, public art and video. Known for his examination of risk, pleasure and participation, Cross often utilises inflatable structures to negotiate inter-personal exchange. He has performed at numerous international live art festivals, and has developed multiple large-scale public art commissions. As a curator and public art facilitator, Cross has worked with a broad range of artists and writes regularly on contemporary art for international publications. With Alison Currie he was a finalist in the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award for the work De-Limit. Cross is currently Professor of Visual Arts at Deakin University.