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Art & Music: Mark Leckey & The Cult of Nostalgia

In my mind nostalgia was a term allotted within the experience of mid-XX century immigré in the alien urban metropolis or an impossibly melancholic Tarkovsky movie of the same title. At least up until recently, when this word started to be increasingly used in relation to everything, starting with furniture and ending with conceptual art.

Talking about the latter, one early work of Turner-awarded artist Mark Leckey started to pop up quite frequently when talking about culture's current reluctance to move beyond obsessive recycling of the past. The work in question is his video "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore".

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