ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lennie Lee, born 1958, Johannesburg, South Africa, is one of the original East London artists and curators. His house has been a London landmark for more than twenty years hosting exhibitions and performances by international artists. An expert on underground art., Lee has amassed one of the biggest collections in Europe. Widely known as a painter and performance artist, Lee has worked with a range of media including objects, installations and photographic media as well as creating editions and multiples. His work explores the complex relationship between contemporary urban daily life and the life-styles, beliefs and rituals of more primitive cultures.