Mark Leckey | the artist




The artist Mark Leckey
Born 1964, London, UK.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Turner Prize, Installation art, Video,

Mark Leckey is an artist whose obsessions range from the utmost refined fin-de-siecle decadence to ’80s clothes and club culture. He is also, with Ed Liq, Bonnie Camplin and Enrico David, the founder of the band donAteller. If his video Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore is a rigorous research on the world of dance and identification feebly constructed through labels and tones.


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Mark Leckey is an artist whose obsessions range from the utmost refined fin-de-siecle decadence to ‘80s clothes and club culture. He is also, with Ed Liq, Bonnie Camplin and Enrico David, the founder of the band donAteller. If his video Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore is a rigorous research on the world of dance and identification feebly constructed through labels and tones…
Die Videos von Mark Leckey führen uns in die grelle Welt von Diskotheken, Dancehalls und Clubs. Dabei verwendet der Künstler sowohl aktuelle Aufnahmen als auch vorgefundenes Filmmaterial aus früheren Epochen der Disco-Era…online videos
Made in ‘Eaven shows the pristine surface of American artist Jeff Koons’. Rabbit sculpture, whose contours reflect a warped and inflated version of British artist Mark Leckey’s flat…
Leckey is a contemporary incarnation of the 19th century flaneur, an untiring explorer of urban, nocturnal life. His films and videos combine both found and original footage to capture strange rituals and gestures of suburban dandies in carnivalesque costumes…
"Mark Leckey has always had a strong interest in subcultures, people that go against the grain, dress differently or who consider life as unconventional," said Rob Lamb, a volunteer at Fabrica…


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