Residencies & Awards.
2013 (In production) Mirror Lands. A collaboration between Mark Lyken, filmmaker Emma Dove and Aberdeen University Ecologists. Mirror Lands is a film and multi-channel sound installation exploring diverse relationships to place around the Cromarty Firth in the Highlands of Scotland. The work challenges preconceived ideas of Highland life and highlights the complex interactions between nature and culture. Supported by Creative Scotland for Imagining Natural Scotland.
2012///The Terrestrial Sea. Bio Acoustic Residency. Cromarty, Scotland. A Partnership between IOTA and the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences. Supported by Creative Scotland. Lyken worked with the Lighthouse Field Station’s Marine Biology Team for 3 months resulting in two site specific installations within the Cromarty Lighthouse, a soundtrack EP, a collaborative projection on the lighthouse exterior with fellow resident artist Stephen Hurrel, and a live performance of the final work at Inverness Cathedral.
2012///The Loneliness Machines. Artist Residency. Recoat Gallery. Glasgow. Culminating in an exhibition incorporating paintings, sculpture, audio, film and mural work undertaken during residency.
2012///Pattern Interrupt. Art-El Gallery. Bristol.
2012///The Loneliness Machines. Recoat Gallery. Glasgow.
2011///Bit Rot. Print Show & Album Release. XOYO. London.
2014///Mirror Lands (Installation) Mark Lyken & Emma Dove. CCA. Centre for Contemporary Art. Glasgow. Produced by Cryptic Nights.
2014///Mirror Lands. (Installation) Mark Lyken & Emma Dove. IMAG. Inverness Museum & Gallery.
2011/ /Alphanauts. Mark Lyken & Rekor. LA Academy. Glasgow.
2010///Advanced Mechanics. Mark Lyken & Elph. Pageant. Edinburgh.
2009// Haunted Graffiti. Mark Lyken & Elph. Recoat Gallery. Glasgow.
2013/ //Transmission Drift. (ISSTC) Irish Sound, Science and Technology Convocation. Institute of Art and Design in Dún Laoghaire.
2013/ //Soundscaping . “Frequency Shift” original sound composition for 8 moveable sound units. SWG3 Studios. Glasgow.
2012///Futurism 2.0. Blackall Studios. London.
2012///Break State. Studio 41. Glasgow.
2011///Team Recoat. Lace Gallery. Nottingham.
2011///30 Years of British Art. Royal Festival Hall, London.
2011///Rudimentary Perfection. Recoat Gallery. Glasgow.
2010///Amnesty Urban Art Exhibition. SoCo Urban Garden. Edinburgh.
2009///Fusion. Studio Warehouse. Glasgow.
2006///Rouge. Flesh Gallery. Edinburgh.
1997///Soloists. Outsider Art. Art.tm. Inverness.
1996///Untitled. 369 Gallery. Edinburgh.
1996///Working Under Pressure. Blueprint. Glasgow.
2013 The Canal Project. Mark Lyken and Teo Moneyless. Mural commission for East London’s canal system. Commissioned by The Legacy List and supported by The Canal & River Trust and Bloomberg LLP. London.
2013///Forms and Spaces Italia. Mark Lyken and Teo Moneyless. A collaborative project, creating paintings, sculptures and interventions in and around Lucca, Italy curated by Recoat Gallery.
2012///Forms and Spaces. Mark Lyken and Teo Moneyless. A collaborative project, creating paintings, sculptures and interventions in and around Glasgow, curated by Recoat Gallery.
2012///The Fine Art of Tailoring. Fashion/Art Clothing Collaboration with Che Camille’s, Camille Lorigo & Jennie Dear.