Education:

Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, South Africa.


Awards:

2020
Minister of Defence Award in Moving Image Competition,
Ministry of Defence, South Korea.

2017
Celeste Prize Winner in Photography, Celeste Prize,
London, UK.

Celeste Prize Finalist, Celeste
Prize, London, UK.

2016
Simon Gerson Prize, Michaelis
School of Fine Art, University of
Cape Town.

2014
Cecil Skotnes Award for Most Promising Artist, Michaelis School
of Fine Art, University of Cape
Town.


Residency:

Cape Town School of Photography, Cape Town, South Africa.


Exhibitions:

Solo exhibition:

2017
Artist in Residence Exhibition, Cape Town School of Photography, Cape Town, South Africa.

Selected group exhibitions:

2021
Between Strangers, Nuweland, Buren, Netherlands.

2020
11:11, Eclectica Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.
Peep Show,  Cape Town, South Africa [Online exhibition]
Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Tones, Eclectica Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.

2019
Satellite, Suburbia Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.
Still Here Tomorrow to High Five You Yesterday: Chapter II, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018
Also Known as Africa, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris, France.
Throwing Shapes, Smith Studio, Cape Town, South Africa.
-nano 1.2, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
Stop Stop Click, Eclectica Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, South Africa.

2017
Salad, Smith Studio, Cape Town, South Africa.
SS17, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa.
Celeste Prize Exhibition, OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK.
Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Be Kind, Please Rewind, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa.
Marked, Eclectica Print Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
Paradise Regained, Eclectica Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.

2016  
Michaelis Graduate Exhibition, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa.
Meditative Moments, Mullers Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
By Way of Hand, Cape Town School of Photography, Cape Town, South Africa.
Focus,  Jan Royce Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

Biography:

Kyu Sang Lee is an artist based in Leipzig who works primarily with photography, extending and expanding his use of the medium to also encompass installation and moving image. Acknowledging photography’s capacity to draw on memory, time and space, he focuses on constructing metaphysical and surreal realms.


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