Leonardo Marz
January 30 - April 03, 2009

In a culture so steeped in commercialism that originality often gets buried under remakes, cover songs and pre-fab models, what is the artist's role? Marz confronts this sticky issue in three separate projects during his eight-week Cleveland residency. Each of Marz's individual projects, falling under the umbrella of YENKA RIKETIK BOM, rely on the act of consuming someone else's art to make a new product. His work rethinks how he, as an artist, and the public engage with the media, commercial products, art, the music industry and fame.

Video and Streaming Media

In the Airplane Over the Snow


National Endowment for the Arts

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This project is a part of the SWAP Program.

The SPACES World Artists Program (SWAP) offers residencies to international, national and local artists who explore and experiment. SWAP supports artists in the creation, presentation and discussion of new work, while facilitating opportunities for them to collaborate with artists and audiences in Northeast Ohio.

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