Mark Lyken (1973) is an artist, composer and filmmaker based in rural Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

He creates musical and sound pieces, film, paintings and installations.

Lyken’s work is inspired by the relationship between nature, culture and technology.

He is interested in revealing the musicality of the environment and capturing beauty in the ordinary.

Recent film Mirror Lands, a collaboration with artist filmmaker Emma Dove won the Award for Creativity at IFFEST Documentary Art Festival, Bucharest, 2014.

Mark regularly collaborates with other artists and specialists from different research fields.

Mark is a Cryptic Associate Artist & releases music with Important Records, Time Released Sound and Gamma Proforma.