Turner Prize winner, Mark Leckey rose to prominence in the 1990’s and has combined technology in popular culture, with explorations addressing class & history. He is a mixed media artist that does sculpture installation as well as video works.
This exhibition, Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers is his largest to date. Contains groundbreaking works, Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999), Dream English Kid 1964-1999 AD (2015) GreenScreenRefrigeratorAction (2010), Sound System sculptures (2001-2012) & more.
The exhibition is on view at MoMA PS 1 from October 23, 2016–March 5, 2017.
Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers is co-organized by Peter Eleey, Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs, MoMA PS1; and Stuart Comer, Chief Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, The Museum of Modern Art; with Jocelyn Miller, Curatorial Associate, and Oliver Shultz, Curatorial Assistant, MoMA PS1.
Mark Leckey (b. 1964, United Kingdom) was awarded the Turner Prize in 2008 and has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at institutions including Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (2015); WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium (2014); the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2013); Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK (2013); Banff Centre, Banff, Canada (2012); and the Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, (2011). He has participated in the Carnegie International (2013), the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), and the 8th Gwangju Biennial (2010). Leckey lives and works in London.