Mark Lyken (1973) is a filmmaker and sound artist based in Thornhill in rural Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

He creates observational film, musical and sound works, performances and installations that explore relationships to place and the interplay between nature and culture.

Lyken became a Cryptic Associate artist in 2014 and his work has been presented in Brazil, India, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Taiwan and widely across the UK.  

He runs audio and visual label Soft Error.