Mark Leckey

mad about a boy.

Artist Mark Leckey’s 1999 film Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore has influenced countless designers, notably Raf Simons. The themes in the film – masculinity, tribes, club culture – also emerge in the work of photographer Jason Evans, whose photographs of street cast young men in the 1990s appear in Mad About The Boy.  youth culture, music and nightlife, masculinity and the influence of club culture on style and fashion.

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Mark Leckey is a British artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found art and found footage pieces span several videos, most notably Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore and Industrial Light and Magic, for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize. Wikipedia
Born: 1964, Birkenhead
Education: Northumbria University
Movies: Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore, Parade
Awards: Turner Prize

 

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