Leslie Deere Artist

Selected Projects

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Originally from Tennessee. London based artist. Performing arts dance background. Sonic Art. Drone. Minimal. Lo-fi. Field Recordings. Collage. Sculpture. Time medias. Real Time. Digital. Analogue. Hacking culture. Circuit Bending. Colour scapes. Sound environments. Expanded cinema. Next wave. Post urnextthing. Photography. Interactivity. Perspective. Immersion. Microcosms.



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

BA Honours, Sonic Arts, Middlesex University, London

Group Exhibitions

Capital Slang hosts Modern Conjuring for Amateurs, Angus Hughes Gallery 18th June
Whitstable Biennale, 11th & 12th June 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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


-Action at a Distance: Leslie Deere’s Modern Conjuring, The Quietus online

-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

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

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

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

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

Talks, PA, Performance

-Music Dispersa, New River Studios London, 25th March
-Sound, Body, Movement, East London University, 11th March
-Music Curation and Sound Design, Huishan Zhang, LFW AW16, 21st Feb
-Zero Wave Club 8, Fiddler’s NW5, 16th Feb


-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

-Live set ADAADAT Recs Fractal Meat Cuts Vol 1 album launch, 12th Dec, MKII Gallery
-Feature on Nick Luscombe’s BBC Radio 3 Late Junction show, 13th Nov
-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

-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

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

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


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

KULES Residency Artist, Inaugural year
AllSaints Commission

SoundUK Commission

Allen & Overy Commission


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