Leslie Deere Artist

Selected Projects

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About

Originally from Tennessee. London based artist. Performing arts dance background. Sonic Art. Lo-fi. Field Recordings. Collage. Sculpture. Time medias. Real Time. Digital. Analogue. Colour. Expanded cinema. Photography. Interactivity. Perspective. Immersive. Environments. Microcosms.



CV

Education


MA, Communication Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London

BA Honours, Sonic Arts, Middlesex University, London



Group Exhibitions

2016
Whitstable Biennale, June 2016

2015
Battle Lines, AirSpace Gallery, 29th May-27th June, Stoke-on-Trent
Direction Artistique, Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris
Pigdog & Monkeyfestos II, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

2014
EX-FACTORY, Olympus Engineering, Stoke-on-Trent
Liminal Space Residency, Temporary Artists Project TAP, Southend-on-Sea
One Day in the City Festival, University College London / Slade College of Art
Pigdog & Monkeyfestos, curated by Doyle & Mallinson, AirSpace Gallery, Stoke
Sound Thought Festival, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow

2013
Les Paysages sont aussi interieurs, Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris
Pump House Open, Pump House Gallery, London
Live installation with Penny Arcade in NY, The Penthouse, Manchester
Playing the Field, SoundUK Commission - Devon, Cornwall, Rowde
Rare Breeds, Residence Gallery, London

2012
BYOB, Contemporary Video Art Fair, Oxo Tower Bargehouse, London
Beautiful Penis (Tracey Emin, 2002), Galerie Nuke, Paris
Dead Fingers Talk 2012, Curated by Mark Jackson, Galleri Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
Full Rabbit, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Spring Festival, Kew Gardens, Princess of Wales Conservatory

2011
Gone with the Wind & Resonance Open, Raven Row Gallery, London
Politics of Memory, Curated by Pamela Prado, Metales Pesados, Santiago, Chile
Half Rabbit - Local Whispers 2, Platform China Space A, Beijing
Summer Festival, Kew Gardens, Palm House & Princess of Wales Conservatory
Explum, Murcia, Spain
Made in Goldsmith's, Curating Contemporary Art Dept. & Martin Creed



Solo Exhibitions

2011
Refraction, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Spring Festival, Kew Gardens, Princess of Wales Conservatory
2007
Nest, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva



Publications

2015
-Review Ghost in the Machine Music at New River Studios, a-n magazine online -On-Site Review, Reactor Halls: Ghost in the Machine Music, The Wire, pg 75

2014
-Sound Thought Publication, University of Glasgow, online journal
-What is an Art Book Vol 2 by Modern Language Experiment, released this winter

2013
Pigdog and Monkeyfestos 2, compiled by Doyle & Mallinson, pg. 12

2012
-Review: B!D!F!W! at The Albany, Franco Milazzo, Londonist, December 17th
-May Special - International Creatives, Marcela Perez, SELF Magazine China, pg. 158

2011
An Artist's Palate, CB, Wired Magazine, March, pg. 55



Talks, PA, Performance

2015

-Music Hackspace live, Lime Wharf - Maker Mile Festival, 17th Dec
-Holectics Research Recordings live with Teleplasmiste, AAS, Apiary Studios, 17th Dec
-Ghost in the Machine Music Live*, Apiary Studios, 27th Nov
-Ghost in the Machine Music Live*, New River Studios, 1st Oct
-Artist Talk for Graham Dunning’s Lime Wharf residency, 29th Sept
-Music Curation and Sound Design, Huishan Zhang, LFW SS16, 20th Sept

-Full of Noises Festival, Nan Tait Centre, Barrow-in-Furness, 1st Aug
-Ghost in the Machine Music Live*, Reactor Halls, 6th June 2015, Nottingham, UK
*Featuring Shelley Parker, Tom Richards, Tom Mudd, Graham Dunning, LD
-Sound Feature on Stuart Maconie’s Freakier Zone, BBC 6, 15th March

2014
-Feature on Nick Luscombe’s BBC Radio 3 Late Junction show, Nov 13th
-30 Channel Sound Installation for Thomas Tait show S/S15, LFW
-If Wet Tour, Artist Talk, 21st June
-Live Sound Broadcast between London & California KPPG Live, 16th May
-Music Curation, Sound Design for Huishan Zhang S/S15, LFW
-Artist Talk at SAE, Nashville, 7th March
-AllSaints A/W14, Field Recordings, Collage, Music Curation, NY Fashion Week
-Huishan Zhang A/W14, Music Curation, LFW

2013
-Fractal Meat Live – Apiary Salon, live sound and projection performance, Apiary Studios London, 24th Nov
-Empty Spaces Hidden Narratives w Touch Recs, live sound and projection performance, Peckham Pelican, 9th Nov
-Open Sound Group, live improvisation using aeolian harps & turntables, 23rd Nov
-Commissioned Radio show for Modern Language Experiment as part of the Urban Encounters Festival at Tate Britain, broadcast on Resonance FM, 10th October
-BBC Radio Live Interview for SoundUK Commission, 5th July
-BBC Radio Live Interview for SoundUK Commission, 29th June
-Huishan Zhang A/W 2013 Collection, Sound Design & live, London Fashion Week

2012
-Artist talk Leslie Deere, Music Hackspace, London, 18th October
-Penny Arcade's B!D!F!W! Dancer, Arcola Theatre, Old Vic Tunnels & The Albany

2011
-Rooftop Rainforest, 2 part TV Documentary, Sky 1 HD, April 4-5



Awards

2015
Sound and Music & Music Hackspace Embedded Award, 2015-16 Artist in Residence

2014
KULES Residency Artist, Inaugural year
AllSaints Commission

2013
SoundUK Commission

2011/2012
Allen & Overy Commission



Collections

Private collections in Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, England, USA and Japan
Public collections - Explum Collection, Forever Institut