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A Public Talk with

Mark Leckey

O' Magic Power of Bleakness

 

Thursday 7 November 2019
Starting at 20:00


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*First come first served. Capacity of the space is limited.

The UK based artist Mark Leckey will do a public talk about his practice, as part of The Critical Practices Group Intensive Month - Onassis AiR curated and designed by Raed Yassin.

Mark Leckey (born 1964) is a British contemporary artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found object art and video pieces, which incorporate themes of nostalgia and anxiety, and draw on elements of pop cυlture, span several videos. In particular, he is known for "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore" (1999) and "Industrial Light and Magic" (2008), for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize.

His work has been widely exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, in 2008 and at Le Consortium, Dijon, in 2007. His performances have been presented in New Yοrk City at the Museum of Modern Art, Abrons Arts Center; at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, both in 2009; and at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Yοrk City, in 2008. His works are held in the collections of the Tate and the Centre Pompidou.