Mark Barkley Mark Barkley i(10127583 works by)
Gender: Male
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For the past twenty years Mark has created work that has been appreciated by various audiences throughout Brisbane, Queensland, and the online community.

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Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Goodbye Melaleuca : A Play in One Act 1995 single work drama

'Do we "own" our children? Are they required to walk through the world to sing your praises? Artist Eric Corey has taken back a valuable painting that he once gave to his niece Jenny and her husband Alan. A line has been crossed that Eric cannot live with. A confrontation over custody of a work of art raises questions of the value of artistic integrity and explores "ownership” of those things we create.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1995 shortlisted Queensland Theatre Company / The Courier-Mail George Landen Dann Award
The Captains and the Kings : A Play in Two Acts 1992 single work drama

'"If only beauty were a weapon, then people would take it more seriously."

'How well do we really know our families? How long will we leave things unsaid that should be aired?

'It was a time of change. The time; 1968. The place; the O’Neill’s Guest House in Kempsey, New South Wales.

'The patriarch of the family, David is suffering from a terminal illness. His wife Caitlin has organized a family gathering for what will be their final Father’s day together.

'While Caitlin faces an unsure future, David is busy dealing with the ghosts of his past. For years he has distanced his daughters and now he has the chance to gain redemption.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1992 shortlisted Queensland Theatre Company / The Courier-Mail George Landen Dann Award
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