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SAFARI LEE

Born 1972 Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Lives
Sydney, NSW, Australia

EDUCATION
2016-2019 (current) Bachelor Visual Arts (Honours), University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts NSW
2008-2010 Certificate III (Apprenticeship) in Jewellery Manufacture, NSW TAFE, Enmore Design Centre NSW

PRIZES & AWARDS
2018 The Jerome De Costa Memorial Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree Show Bursary
2017 Zelda Stedman Young Artist Scholarship
2016 Jerome de Costa & Dorothy Downes Memorial Scholarship
2016 People’s Choice Award (4D) for Passing Through. Verge Awards, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW

RESIDENCIES
2009-2010 Glebe Artist Studios, Glebe NSW

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 An Unhealthy Dose of Self-loathing, Dedspace Gallery, Lilyfield NSW

CURATED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 BVA Degree Show, Sydney College of The Arts, Rozelle NSW
2017 SYNCX v.0.001 107 Projects, Redfern NSW
2017 Art Acts MCA ArtBar, Curated by Julie Rrap, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW
2017-2018 Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park NSW (Finalist. Awarded Stipend)
2016 Art of Protest, Factory 49, Marrickville NSW
2016 Save SCA, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW
2016 Verge Festival, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW (Finalist in 2D and 4D categories)
2014 Soulstice Fashion Show, The Rocks, NSW
2012 SkateArt, Polymorph Gallery, Enmore NSW

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS – OFFICIAL SELECTION FINALIST
2019 Play Time, Nachtschatten BDSM/Fetisch Film Festival, Munich Germany
2017 Play Time, Barcelona Erotic and Bizarre Art Film Festival, Alicante Spain
2015 Home Kinks, Perv International Short Film Festival, Marrickville NSW

COMMISSIONS and COLLECTIONS
2014 Soulstice Fashion Show, The Rocks, NSW Jewellery and Object Catwalk Collection
2013 Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) – Trinity Skull Ring

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018 Higgins, Jo. “Crunching The Numbers: The Countess”. Art Collector Magazine, no. 83 (2018)
2017 Kirton, Meredith. “Onwards & Upwards by Safari Lee”. Eden Unearthed Blog
https://edengardensblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/onwards-and-upwards-by-safari-lee
2014 Subversive Femme. “Diamond Rings”. Subversive Femme Blog. http://www.subversivefemme.com/2014_05_01_archive.html
2012 Bound Magazine “Rock’n’Roll Jewellery“. Bound Magazine,Page 22-23
2009 Benton, Penelope. “Sindy Ray”, Slit Magazine: Milk edition, Page 8-9
2008 9to5 Magazine. Cover and ‘Festival Fashion’. Sydney 9to5 Magazine. 15 June, Page 1, 2-7

PUBLICATIONS
2006 Lee, Safari. “Tattoo”. Slit Magazine. Page 12-13
2002 Lee, Safari. BOX – babes on x-terms, Sydney, NSW. self-published

PANEL APPEARANCES/ ARTIST TALKS/PERFORMANCES
2019 Panelist, Head On Photo Festival 2019 Conversations The Naked Truth: Exploring Sexual Identity from Behind the Lens
2019 Solo CoUNTess performance, Borrowed Scenery exhibition, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW
2017 Artist Talk, Horticultural Media Association launch of National Garden Week, Sydney NSW
2017 Artist Talk, Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens, NSW
2015 Panelist, Chez Chez La Femme’s Porn and Feminism, The Golden Age Cinema, NSW

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT
2019 Metropolis Touring. Videographer and Content Producer
2019 CoUNTess. Performance Artist. Researcher
2018-2019 Sidestreeters Podcaster
2017 ABC Radio National. Voice Actor
2005- current. Safari Lee Jewellery and Metalware. Jeweller/Designer