Lisson Gallery in London Presents the First Solo Exhibition in London by Haroon Mirza

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LONDON.- Lisson Gallery presents the first London solo exhibition by Haroon Mirza, on view from Feb. 15th through Mar. 19th. Working with video, sculpture, light and sound, Mirza creates large scale installations and assemblages that explore moments in social and cultural history and their points of intersection with aural traditions and music. Mirza’s works are simultaneously sculptural installations and audio compositions that alter the intended function of materials such as used furniture, household electronics, found or constructed video footage and sometimes artworks by other artists. The resulting assemblages give new function to and reveal the hidden qualities of outwardly disparate objects: an 80s hi-fi stand becomes a platform for a 90s computer monitor; mirrored coffee table is inversed to house a laser triggering soundtracks; a pair of domestic speakers become supports for a table top.