The Power Plant

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis (born in Hamilton, ON, 1958) currently lives and works in London, UK. Lewis attended Harrow College of Art in London and the Polytechnic of Central London, and began his career as a photographer before moving into film. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in museums around the world, including le Bal, Paris (2015), the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2013), Vancouver Art Gallery (2013), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2009), BFI Southbank, London (2007), and the Musee d’art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg (2005). In 2009, Lewis represented Canada in the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009), curated by Barbara Fischer. The first iteration of Invention was presented in a solo exhibition at The Louvre, Paris (2014), and in the form of a large-scale installation at the 31st São Paulo Biennial (2014). Mark Lewis teaches at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK, and is Co-Founder, together with Charles Esche, of the journal Afterall. The artist is represented by Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto.