Prior to Rhizome and StockObjects, Mark worked as an artist in Berlin, and developed commercial Web sites at Pixelpark GmbH, a leading German new media agency. He has spoken widely on new media art. His speaking engagements have included Museums and the Web, Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, ISEA, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival, the European Media Arts Festival, Harvard University, the Pratt Institute and Brown University. In 1998 moved to New York City.
Education: 1995 Research Fellow, Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA. 1994 MFA, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA. 1990 BA, magna cum laude, honors in Visual Art, Brown University, Providence, RI.
Academic Appointments: 2005 - present Assistant Professor of Modern Culture and Media Studies, Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Research in Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence, RI. 2003 - 2005 Director of Art & Technology, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY. 2001, 2003 MFA Thesis Advisor, Photography and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. 2002, 2004 Instructor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO. 2002 Visiting Assistant Professor and Artist in Residence, Department of Art, Williams College, Williamstown, MA.
- Matthew Fuller. Interview: Mark Tribe. 2000. http://www.ambulantscience.org/legacy_projects/art_for_networks/artfornetworks/interviews/tribe01.shtml
- Laurel Ptak, "Interview with Mark Tribe, Founder, Rhizome", Art Spaces Archives Project, April 2010. 
- Mark Tribe and Reena Jana. New Media Art. Open Source Wiki Book. https://wiki.brown.edu/confluence/display/MarkTribe/New+Media+Art