Leslie Deere Artist

Selected Projects

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About

Originally from Tennessee, I’m a London based sound artist working with a variety of media. My background is in the performing arts as a classically trained dancer.


CV

Education


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

BA Honours, Sonic Arts, Middlesex University, London



Solo Exhibitions

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



Group Exhibitions

2015
Direction Artistique, Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris
Pigdog & Monkeyfestos II, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

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

2013
Les Paysages sont aussi interieurs, Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris
Playing the Field, SoundUK Commission - Devon, Cornwall, Rowde
Rare Breeds, Residence Gallery, London

2012
B.P., Galerie Nuke, Paris
Dead Fingers Talk, Curated by Mark Jackson, Galleri Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
Spring Festival, Kew Gardens, Princess of Wales Conservatory

2011
Gone with the Wind, 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
Made in Goldsmith's, Curating Contemporary Art Dept. & Martin Creed

2010
Alpha-ville Festival - Visionary Cities, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Poesie, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Oslo Screen Festival, Norwegian Film Institute
CIR Showcase, Hospital House, London
Technicity, Curated by Paul Ardenne, Fiera Bologna, Italy

2009
Acoustic Images, British Film Institute (BFI), London
Palimpsest, Curated by Dean Kissick, 29 Thurloe Place, London
Office of Real Time Activity, RCA Curating Contemporary Art Dept



Publications

2015
-The Wire, On Site Review, Reactor Halls: Ghost in the Machine Music, 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

2009
You Never Thought It Could Happen Prototypes and Concepts, Leslie Deere Prototype, Cent Magazine, Spring / Summer, pg. 49

2007
-Leslie Deere, Auditoria, Exhibition Catalogue, Forward by Rosalba Brana, Director - Palazzo Pino Pascali
-Leslie Deere, mostra a Polignano, Pietro Marino, La Gazzetta Di Bari, Arts & Culture 6th July
-La Puglia di Leslie Deere in scena al museo Pascali, Antonella Marino, La Repubblica, Arts & Culture 5th July



Talks, PA, Performance

2015
-Festival of Noise, 2nd June
-Reactor Halls E16: Ghost in the Machine Music, Primary, Nottingham, 6th July

2014
-Feature on Nick Luscombe’s BBC Radio 3 Late Junction show, Nov 13th
-30 Channel Sound Installation for Thomas Tait S/S15, London Fashion Week
-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 Studios London, 24th Nov
-Empty Spaces Hidden Narratives w Touch Recs,Peckham Pelican, 9th Nov
-Open Sound Group, live improvisation using aeolian harps & turntables, 23rd Nov
-Commissioned Radio show, 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

2010
-Made in Goldsmiths Recorded Radio Show, Resonance FM, Hosted by Matilda Strange & Anne Duffau, 16th January
-Un Bruit Une Melodie Live Radio Show - Leslie Deere Interview, Resonance FM, Hosted by Anne Duffau & Patrick Furness, 29th September
-Last Friday Shorts, Leslie Deere presents The Earth Eaters, curated by Michaela Freeman, TAP, Southend, 29th October

2009
Office of Real Time Activity, Leslie Deere Real Time Sculpture, Curating Contemporary Art Dept Final Show, Royal College of Art, 28th March


Awards

2014
KULES Residency Artist, Inaugural year
AllSaints Commission

2013
SoundUK Commission

2011/2012
Allen & Overy Commission

2010
Shortlisted for Hospital House Creatives in Residence, Hospital House, London

2008
Kyoto Residency, Royal College of Art & Kyoto City University of Arts
New Music Award, Society for the Promotion of New Music spnm, London

2006
Artist in Residence, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva


Collections

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