Mark Leckey

ABOUT THE WORK

Building on Under Armour in the Twilight Sparkle, the work made for Art Night Trailers, Mark Leckey’s commission presents looped YouTube footage of a young man jumping through the glass window of a bus stop is augmented by an acrobat re-enacting the same action as they are flashed by a brilliant light.

Mark Leckey’s film will be screened for 48 hours as part of our online programme, broadcast via the homepage on our website. When to watch:  8pm July 9th – 8pm July 11th. All online commissions will be broadcast again as part of our marathon screening at 8pm, Thursday 15th July.

Commissioned by Art Night and Fact in collaboration with 180 Studios. With thanks to acrobat Beren D’Amico.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Mark Leckey lives and works in London. Leckey works across sculpture, installation, sound, performance and video. He is known for works such as Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999) and Turner Prize winning exhibition Industrial Light and Magic (2008). Leckey has shown at institutions including Tate Britain (2019), Cubitt, London (2017), MOMA PS1, New York (2017), Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool (2016), Haus der Kunst, Munich (2015). His works are held in the collections of the Tate and the Centre Pompidou.

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