Mark Leckey: As If

Booklet 30.01.15 2015

The exhibition booklet for "Mark Leckey: As if" provides an overview of the show, which is structured in four chapters, as well as short, explanatory texts on the individual works – from his autobiographical works such as "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore" (1999), to the sculptural objects presented in the chapter "ZooVidTek". In preparation for your visit and as a future reference, an illustrated exhibition plan is also available online.

Mark Leckey: As If


Stretch your view

Stretch your View

Text, Video

Mark Leckey: Work descriptions

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


Mark Leckey: As If



Mark Leckey: As If



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


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


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


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


Alex Kitnick: Everybody's Autobiography

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


Exhibition film

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


Patrizia Dander: A Desire for Things

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


Worksheet on "Mark Leckey: As If"

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

Picture Gallery


Christoph Schlingensief


The leaflet (in German) provides an overview of the installation in Haus der Kunst, as well as of Schlingensief's work in general. MORE


Histories in Conflict


The illustrated online tour guides you through the six stations of the exhibition "Histories in Conflict", which takes a critical look at Haus der Kunst's historical heritage. MORE

Exhibition catalogue

Mark Leckey

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

Video, Artist Talk

Mark Leckey: Artist talk and sound performance


The exhibition "As If" by Mark Leckey opened with a tweetup, an opening talk, and a sound performance in the exhibition spaces. MORE