Exhibition opening: Artist talk and sound performance with Mark Leckey

Video, Artist Talk 29.01.15


The vernissage of "As If", a show dedicated to the British artist Mark Leckey, took place on Thursday, 29.01.15 and included an opening talk followed by a sound performance in the exhibition. The video documents the discussion between curator Patrizia Dander and Mark Leckey; the end is followed by excerpts from the sound performance by Mark Leckey in the exhibition spaces.

Exhibition opening: Artist talk and sound performance with Mark Leckey


Stretch your view

Stretch your view


Alex Kitnick: Everybody's Autobiography

In his catalogue essay, Alex Kitnick looks at Mark Leckey as an archivist of past lifestyles and fads. MORE

Text, Video

Mark Leckey: Work descriptions

Here you will find videos and descriptions of selected artworks by Mark Leckey. MORE


Mark Leckey: As If



Feature on the exhibition "Mark Leckey: As If"

Here you find the feature on the exhibition "Mark Leckey: As If" by Bayerisches Fernsehen/Capriccio MORE


Dan Fox: Aspiring to the Condition of Cheap Music

In an in-depth interview, Dan Fox and Mark Leckey discuss the artist's early works. MORE


Mark Leckey: Interview on "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore"

In the interview Mark Leckey explains the development of his autobiographical work "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore" (1999). MORE


Patrizia Dander: A Desire for Things

In her essay, curator Patrizia Dander returns to Mark Leckey's 2004 exhibition "Septic Tank". MORE

In the press

Reviews on Mark Leckey

On this page you will find press reviews about Mark Leckey and his art, which is positioned between pop culture, consumerism, and technology. MORE


Mark Leckey: As If


Artist Talk, Video, conversation

Artist talk with Ellen Gallagher

Artist talk on the occasion of the exhibition opening "Ellen Gallagher: AxME" MORE


Mark Leckey: BigBoxIndustrialAction

In this video you will hear both the artist's and curator Clare Gannaway's thoughts about the piece and performance "BigBoxIndustrialAction". MORE


Mark Leckey: UCLA Department of Art Lecture

In the recording of a lecture Mark Leckey gave at the University of California, Los Angeles, the artist speaks about the art and themes that inspired his works. MORE


Exhibition film

Video on the exhibition "Mark Leckey: As If" – with Mark Leckey and curator Patrizia Dander. MORE

Picture Gallery


Worksheet on "Mark Leckey: As If"

Here you find the worksheet on the exhibition "Mark Leckey: As If" for different school classes MORE

Exhibition catalogue

Mark Leckey

Catalogue of the exhibition "Mark Leckey: As If". MORE

Artist Talk

Polina Kanis

Thursday, 08.02, 7 pm

In a discussion with Daniel Milnes, Polina Kanis will place her new video installation in the larger context of her oeuvre, spanning from earlier works, which have a strongly performative character, to her more recent films, which make use of feature film aesthetics; using excerpts from her videos, Kanis’s artistic development is outlined. MORE

Video, conversation

Talk: Thomas Ruff and Thomas Weski


Developed over a period of more than three decades, the diversity and complexity of Thomas Ruff's oeuvre makes it unique in the history of art photography. MORE


Mark Leckey: As If

30.01 – 31.05.15

Through the interplay of fascination and examination, Mark Leckey's multimedia work explores aspects of popular culture. MORE