Christian Marclay is an American-Swiss artist known for his sculptures, videos, and music, especially his sound collages. The artist is also accredited with inventing “turntabilism”, where one can manipulate sounds using two or more turntables. Born on January 11, 1955 in San Rafael, CA, the artist was raised in Geneva, Switzerland and went on to study at the the École Supérieure d’Art Visuel in Geneva and at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. Although he was never formally trained in music, sound artists like John Cage, Yoko Ono, and Vito Acconci were influential in developing his practice. Today, Marclay’s works are in the collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Kunstmuseum Basel in Basel, Switzerland the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and the Tate Gallery in London, among others. He lives and works in London, United Kingdom.