Mark Leckey

Mark Leckey

BigBoxStatueAction, 2011

Medium: 12” dubplate record in lacquer box
Dimensions: 35 x 35 cm (13.8 x 13.8 inches)
Edition: of 50
Signed: Signed and numbered on the certificate

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Mark Leckey - BigBoxStatueAction, 2011

The work comes with a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity issued by Serpentine Galleries, London.

For BigBoxStatueAction (2003-11), Mark Leckey placed one of his Sound Systems ‘in conversation’ with Henry Moore’s Upright Motive No. 9 (1979). In a series of performances that took place during his exhibition at the Serpentine, London, Leckey played a sound piece created especially for the Moore sculpture in a bid to elicit a response and to coax it to reveal its ‘thoughts’. Leckey produced a limited edition dubplate recording of this sound piece entitled BigBoxStatueAction Special (2011). Composed from sampled music, including drones and unearthly bass, the sound track establishes a dialogue with the scale and history of Henry Moore’s sculpture.

Regular price £2,200

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