Mark Leckey b. 1964
Dream English Kid 1964 – 1999AD
my memoirs using found footage”
In 1979, Eric’s nightclub in Liverpool hosted a gig by Joy Division that Mark Leckey attended in his youth. Recently, the artist located amateur footage of the event on YouTube. Realising that many of the personal memories we have can be found online, Leckey began to assemble a film. 'Dream English Kid 1964 – 1999AD' uses archival material from television shows, advertisements and music, to recreate a record of all the significant events in his life from the 1970s until the 1990s.
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