Mark Leckey was born in Birkenhead, Wirral in 1964 and lives and works in London. He received his B.A. from Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle, UK. Leckey has exhibited his videos, multi-media installations and collages widely and has had solo shows at the Serpentine Gallery, London (2011); MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, U.K. (2010); Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (2009); Le Consortium, Dijon, France (2007); Portikus, Frankfurt (2005); and Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (2003).
He’s been included in several important international exhibitions including 10,000 Lives: The 8th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea (2010); Moving Images: Artists & Video/Film, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (2010); Playing Homage, Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Canada; Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (2007); Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey (2005); Manifesta 5, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, San Sebastian, Spain (2004); Fast Forward-Media Art Sammlung Goetz, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (2003); and New Contemporaries, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK (1999), among others.