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Gabriel Lester
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Gabriel Lester

Gabriel Lester (b. 1972, The Netherlands) is an artist based in Shanghai and Amsterdam. He has studied cinema and fine arts in Breda, Brussels, Amsterdam, Stockholm and New York between 1994 and 2006. His earlier work is largely comprised of prose and electronic music. After his studies in cinema his practice adopted a cinematographic aspect, embracing media the time and space, narrative and a tension span. He has exhibited internationally with solo exhibitions including Suspension of Disbelief, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2011); Dilzisi, Rodea Gallery, Istanbul (2010); The Last Smoking Flight, Gallery FonsWelters, Rotterdam (2009). He has also exhibited in numerous group shows, such as Sharjah Biennale (2013), Venice biennale (2013), Documenta 12 (2012), Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2011); The Prompt, Performa 09 Biennial, New York (2009).