ABOUT

Safari Lee is an artist based in Sydney, Australia, with film, painting, sculpture and jewellery her dominant media.

In 2010, Safari graduated from TAFE NSW Enmore Design Center, having completed the three year trade course in Jewellery Manufacture. Safari is currently studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree at Sydney University's Sydney College of the Arts.


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PRIZES & AWARDS
2016 JEROME DE COSTA & DOROTHY DOWNES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
2016 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN 4D CATEGORY FOR 'PASSING THROUGH' FILM. VERGE AWARDS, VERGE GALLERY, NSW

EXHIBITIONS
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 AN UNHEALTHY DOSE OF SELF-LOATHING, DEDSPACE GALLERY, NSW
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 ART OF PROTEST, FACTORY 49, NSW
2016 SAVE SCA EXHIBITION, VERGE GALLERY, NSW
2016 VERGE AWARDS, VERGE GALLERY, NSW (Finalist in 2D and 3D categories)
2012 SKATEBOARD, POLYMORPH BODY PIERCING GALLERY, NSW
2010 ONE NIGHT UNDER LIGHTS EXHIBITION, TAFE NSW ENMORE DESIGN CENTER, NSW

APPEARANCES
2015 CHEZ CHEZ LA FEMME, PORN AND FEMINISM, THE GOLDEN AGE CINEMA, NSW
2015 COMING OUT LIKE A PORN STAR BOOK LAUNCH, RED RATTLER, NSW

PERFORMANCES/ROLES
2016 'BARBARA' DES PROSTITUEES RADIO DOCUMENTARY ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA
2015 HOME KINKS
2009 'SINDY RAY' UTS PINK INK DOCUMENTARY ON TATTOOED WOMEN
2008 'TATTOO'D LIL' ETERNITY MAN OPERA-DOCUMENTARY DIR. JULIEN TEMPLE ABC TV, AUSTRALIA
2006 'SINDY RAY' DUKE AND LEON'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL TVS

FILM FESTIVALS
2015 HOME KINKS, FINALIST, PERV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, NSW

JEWELLERY AND OBJECT PRODUCTION LINES/COLLECTIONS
2015 BARBED WIRE, HAMMERED BANDS
2014 GIGANTO SKULLS, SKULL OBJECTS, OBEY
2013 BEASTIES, MEDIUS SKULLS, LOVES ME LOVES ME NOT, PRECIOUS LOVE
2012 LITTLE SKULLS, TRINITY SKULLS, PODS, HORSESHOE
2011 MIXER, SPANISH GALLEON
2010 SOLID ROCK

FASHION SHOWS/PRIZE COMMISSION
2014 SOULSTICE FASHION SHOW, ACCESSORIES FOR AF CLOTHING RUNWAY, THE ROCKS, NSW
2013 SYDNEY MS AND MR FETISH, CREATED TWO SOLID SILVER RINGS
2013 MS POLE DANCE AUSTRALIA, CREATED SOLID SILVER WINNERS CROWN
2013 MR POLE DANCE AUSTRALIA, CREATED SOLID SILVER WINNERS CROWN
2012 MS POLE DANCE AUSTRALIA, CREATED SOLID SILVER WINNERS CROWN

PUBLICATIONS
20012 BOUND MAGAZINE: ROCK'N'ROLL JEWELLERY ARTICLE
2009 SLIT MAGAZINE: SINDY RAY
2008 SYDNEY 9to5 MAGAZINE: COVER AND FESTIVAL ARTICLE
2006 SLIT MAGAZINE: TATTOO

ONLINE BLOGS
2014 SUBVERSIVE FEMME
2006 JUSTUS ROUX. TEA BREAK
2009 ROLLER REBELS

EDUCATION
2016- BACHELOR OF VISUAL ARTS, USYD SYDNEY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
2016- CERTIFICATE II IN ELECTRONICS, NSW TAFE
2008-2010 CERTIFICATE III IN JEWELLERY MANUFACTURE, NSW TAFE ENMORE DESIGN CENTER

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT
2014- AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES - WORDPRESS DEVELOPER
2014-2016 C4S STUDIO 91275 - PERFORMER/CINEMATOGRAPHER/EDITOR
2011 STUDIO 2017 WATERLOO - JEWELLER
2005- SAFARI LEE JEWELLERY AND METALWARE - HEAD JEWELLER/DESIGNER