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Nikki S. Lee

Born in 1970, Geochang, South Korea

Lives and works in Seoul, South Korea, New York City, United States

Overview

Nikki S. Lee is a photographer and filmmaker who creates durational bodies of work. Stretching the parameters of performance and identity politics, Lee’s best known series is Projects (1997-2001) which Lee began while studying at NYU. Selecting various sub-cultural identities such as skateboarders, exotic dancers, swingers, yuppies or senior citizens, Lee would spend three or four months with each community, learning their social intricacies, expressions, behaviours, ways of dressing etc. After ...Read more