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Kerry Ann Lee

Senior Lecturer

School of Design

Professional

Prizes and Awards

  • Massey College of Creative Arts Research, Teaching and Suport Awards (RATAS) 2018 Award for Excellence in Research - Massey College of Creative Arts Toi Rauwhārangi (2018)
  • RATA Award for Excellence in Teaching - Massey University, College of Creative Arts (2014)
  • Otago Polytechnic Inspiring Research Award - Otago Polytechnic (2012)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Lee, KA. (2016). Dreamers vs. Dickheads OR 'An Ancient Dirt Patch with a Crazy End Vision'. [commissioned essay for printed artist publication: The Brook Project (pp. 5–13), perfect bound edition, 40 pages, 148 x 210mm]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Blue Oyster Art Project Space. Retrieved from http://www.blueoyster.org.nz/assets/Online-Publications/The-Brook-Project.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Lee, K.

Creative Work

Lee, KA. (2019) Ordinary Things Will Be Signs for Us. [Exhibition] [paper, ink, variable dimensions]. Wellington, New Zealand: Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, 30 Jun - 10 Aug 2019
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2019) Same Same But Different Kitchen. [Exhibition] [mixed media, variable dimensions]. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Portrait Gallery, 20 Nov 2019 - 16 Feb 2020
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2019, November 11). Perpetual Spring. (No. of Pieces: 23) Van Rensburg Galleries, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., & Tan, R. (2019) At the bottom of every wishing well is a mama asking if you've eaten yet. [Exhibition] [6000 x 6000 x 30000 mm, 2019. Te Whāinga: A Culture Lab on Civility: Group exhibition]. Curated by Adriel Luis, Kālewa Correa, Lawrence-Minh Davis & Dina Jezdic. Auckland, New Zealand: Silo 6
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018) Return to Skyland. [Exhibition] [multi-media, variable dimensions]. Wellington, New Zealand: Te Papa Tongarewa, 15 Dec 2018 - 22 Apr 2019
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018) The Bay Hill Times Gazette. [Exhibition] [175mm x 250mm, 2018. (Un)conditional V: Group exhibition]. Curated by Hope Wilson & Jamie Hanton. Timaru, New Zealand: Aigantighe Art Gallery
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018) Caroline Dining Room Menu. [Exhibition] [125mm x 210mm, 2018. (Un)conditional V: Group exhibition]. Curated by Hope Wilson & Jamie Hanton. Timaru, New Zealand: Aigantighe Art Gallery
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018) Same Same but Different. [Exhibition] [variable dimensions, 2018. (Un)conditional V: Group exhibition]. Curated by Hope Wilson & Jamie Hanton. Timaru, New Zealand: Aigantighe Art Gallery
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018) The difficulties of being Marco Polo. [Exhibition] [1240mm x 1240mm, 2018. (Un)conditional I: Group exhibition]. Curated by Hope Wilson & Jamie Hanton. Christchurch, New Zealand: The Physics Room
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017, December 5). Foreign Correspondence. Whitespace Contemporary Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017) A Spell for Earthly Human Love. [Exhibition] Cover artwork commissioned by Victoria University Press for 'New Animals' by Pip Adam. A framed print version was exhibited as part of the solo exhibition, 'In Praise of Weird Wonders' at Bartley + Company Art: Wellington: New Zealand (2017)
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017) Home Made: Picturing Chinese Settlement in New Zealand (reprise). [Exhibition] Auckland, New Zealand: Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017) Same Same but Different. [Exhibition] Auckland, New Zealand: St Paul Street Gallery, AUT
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017, August 27). Fruits in The Backwater. [Solo exhibition consisting of 8 lightbox artworks and large-scale hand-cut paper installation of variable dimensions + Fruits in the Backwater art publication, Kerry Ann Lee (ed.), Stuart Forsyth (designer), Pātaka Art+Museum (publisher), 2017, 148mm x 210mm]. Curated by Mark Hutchins-Pond. Porirua, New Zealand: Pātaka Art + Museum.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) Placeholders. [Exhibition] [series of 8 ‘long distance' artworks (first edition) in ‘Postcards from Papatoetoe’ (group exhibition); archival print on paper, 1185mm x 840mm each]. Commissioned by Auckland City Council and Pantograph Punch. Francis McWhannell and Ema Tavola (curators). Auckland, New Zealand: Old Papatoetoe Mall, 20 Jul - 20 Aug 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) Dream Emblem (Series I-VI). [Exhibition] [series of 4 photomontage artworks (second edition) in ‘Traits’ (group exhibition); archival print on paper, 520 x 530 mm each]. Madeline Gifford (curator). Auckland, New Zealand: Corbans Estate Arts Centre, 21 Jul - 04 Sep 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) I Sold My Heart to the Junkman. [Exhibition] [Art installation in 'Suburban Dreams' (group exhibition); photographic print on palight board, nylon thread, mirror, variable dimensions]. Sian van Dyk (curator). Dowse Art Museum: Lower Hutt, New Zealand. 30 Jan - 06 Jun 2016.
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) D.U.M.P (Disappear Under Messy Possibilities...). [Exhibition] [Limited edition risographic printed artist publication (100 copies) in ‘SOMA Summer 2016’ (group exhibition); black polyurethane sleeve containing 32 loose leaf pages of various sizes, 185 x 228mm]. Commissioned by SOMA. Mexico City, Mexico: SOMA, 04 Jul - 25 Aug 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.Edited by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) Alternating Currents 3: Porirua Shops. [Exhibition] [limited edition printed artist publication (English and Spanish); 300 printed copies, saddle stitched, ink and paper, 40 pages, 148 x 210mm]. Mexico City, Mexico: Casa el Hijo del Ahuizote, 02 December 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.Edited by: Lee, K.Translated by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2016) The Emperor's New Mall. [Exhibition] [public art installation in ‘Shop Frontin’ (group exhibition); set of 44 archival pigment prints on paper, 670 x 920mm each]. Commissioned by Pātaka Art + Museum and Porirua City Council. Reuben Friend (curator). Porirua, New Zealand: Porirua Shopping Centre. 31 Mar – 20 June 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2015) Total Recall, The Defenders & Blue Monday. [Exhibition] [series of 3 photomontage artworks (third edition) in ‘Gold Mountain Takeaways’ (group exhibition) as part of Impact 9 International Printmaking Conference; archival pigment prints, 400 x 500mm each]. Hangzhou, China: China Academy of Art, 22 Sep - 03 Oct 2015
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2015) California Gardens. [Exhibition] Lower Hutt, New Zealand: Dowse Art Museum
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2014) Knowledge on a Beam of Starlight. [Exhibition] [Triptych lightbox table installation; vinyl adhesive, glass, wood, LED lights, 5940 x 850 x 675mm]. Wellington, New Zealand: National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2013) The Unavailable Memory of Gold Coin Cafe. [Exhibition] [site-specific sound and paper-cut installation in ‘Imagine Asia’ (group exhibition); photographic film, nylon, adhesive foil, audio cassette tapes and tape players, variable dimensions + Limited edition printed artist publication (150 copies); paper folio containing 19 loose leaf pages of various sizes, 155 x 250mm]. Mark Hutchins-Pond (curator). Porirua, New Zealand: Pātaka Art + Museum, 22 Feb - 17 May 2015
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2013) Big City Rising / 大市上升. [Exhibition] [photomontage (second edition) in ‘Visiting Asia’ (group exhibition); framed lambda c-type print on paper, 930 x 930mm]. Bruce E. Phillips (curator). Auckland, New Zealand: Te Tuhi, 14 Nov 2015 - 21 Feb 2016
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2012) Double Dragon (a.k.a. Chinatown Archway for Wellington). [Exhibition] [photomontage (second edition) in ‘Collage/Assemblage Centennial: 1912-2012’ (group exhibition); framed archival print on paper, 300 x 305mm]. Cecil Touchon (curator). The Ontological Museum, Pagosa Springs, Colorado: The International Museum of Collage, 14 Sep - 24 Nov 2012
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2012) Permanent Vacation 2. [Exhibition] [limited edition printed artist publication (400 copies) in ‘Zines Aus Neuseeland’ (group exhibition) as part of ‘While You Were Sleeping’ (New Zealand Country-of-Honour, Frankfurt Book Fair 2012); saddle-stitched, 80 pages, 216 x 279mm]. Bryce Galloway and Heather Galbraith (curators). Frankfurt, Germany: Weltkulturen Museum, 03 - 28 Oct 2012
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.Edited by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2012) Parallel City Picture Show. [Exhibition] [Site-specific projection installation; 276 x 35mm slides, 5 x projectors + single channel video loop (5:32), variable dimensions]. Taipei, Taiwan: The Ruin Academy, 16 June 2012
[Artwork]Authored by: Lee, K.
Galloway, AB., Whyte, D., Hummel, A., Boobyer, D., Tolley, A., Thaddeus Clay, ., . . . Powell, DE. (2012) Incredibly Hot Sex with Hideous People issues 44, 45, 49-65. [Exhibition] [A mostly sole-authored quarterly zine]. Available from various Australasian retailers, New Zealand Libraries and International Zine Events
[Artwork]Authored by: Galloway, A., Gillam, J., Lee, K.Edited by: Galloway, A.

Conference

Kane, F., Murnieks, A., Bailey, J., Bradford, M., Lee, KA., & Kilford, A. (2020). Who Are We To Engage Here?: Embodied Experiences to Support Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research. , The Design Research Society 2020 International Conference [DRS2020]: The Design Research Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Bailey, J., Bradford, M., Kane, F., Kilford, A., Lee, K., Murnieks, A.
Lee, KA., Lee, L., Weng, A., Ng, E., Lowe, K., Morison, G., . . . Song, Y.(2018, September). Asia Aotearoa Arts Hui 2018. .
[Conference]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017, November). Greetings from the Backwater: Urgency from the Future Past. Presented at Rrreplica_03. Casa el Hijo del Ahuizote, Mexico City, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2014, June). Parallel Cities & Alternating Currents: Working as an artist in flux – Taiwan and New Zealand projects 2012-2013. Presented at St Paul Street Curatorial Symposium. Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA.(2013). The Unavailable Memory of Gold Coin Cafe. . Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Lee, K.

Other

Lee, KA. (2020, January). Anywhere but here: Transmissions from Another Island. Presented at JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., & Gruschow, B. (2019). Return to Skyland: After Dark Transformation.
[Other]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., Robinson, P., Phillips, BE., & Holloway, S. (2019, March). Guest response to Yona Lee's In Transit. Presented at City Gallery, Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., Kaan, S., & Lowe, K. (2019, March). Asian Artists Aotearoa. Presented at Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.Contributed to by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., Lee, C., & Yee, R. (2018, October). (Un)Conditional V: Floor Talk. Presented at Aigantighe Gallery, Timaru.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018). Meaningful Encounters, Hosting & Exchange.
[Other]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018). Zines as Social Practice.
[Other]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2018). Zine-making: The Published Letter.
[Other]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., & Bullen, R. (2018, April). Unconditional I Talks: Kerry Ann Lee & Richard Bullen. Presented at Christchurch, New Zealand: The Physics Room.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA. (2017, November). ‘Greetings from the Backwater: Urgency from the Future Past’..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.
Lee, KA., & Vallicelli, G. (2017, June). Zinesters from the Antipodes: The Future of Networking. Presented at Spazio B**k, Milan, Italy.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lee, K.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 222.496 Visual Communication Design Special Topic F
  • 223.301 Contemporary Wallcoverings

Media and Links

Media

  • 12 Nov 2019 - Radio
    Perpetual Spring: RTHK Radio Interview
    Live-to-air radio interview with Phil Whelan on the Morning Brew show broadcasted on Hong Kong's public radio channel, RTHK
  • 08 Aug 2019 - Magazine
    Face Lift
    Artzone article by Jess Scott
  • 03 Dec 2018 - Magazine
    Bookworms
    Artzone Magazine feature: "Arty people share the books they’ll be giving, and hope to receive this festive season."

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