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Lee Kit
Born 1978 in Hong Kong, Lee Kit currently lives and works in Hong Kong and Taipei, Lee is a graduate of the Fine Art department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His recent solo exhibitions include ‘Not Swinging.’ Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan (2013), ‘You(you).’, Hong Kong Participation, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2013), ‘Every breath you take.’, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2012), ‘House M’, The Pavilion, Beijing, China (2012), ‘Henry (Have you ever been this low?)’, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada (2011), ‘1, 2, 3, 4...’, Lombard Freid Projects, New York, U.S.A. (2011), ‘Well, that’s just a chill.’, ShugoArts, Tokyo, Japan (2010), ‘Someone singing and calling your name’, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong (2009), ‘Remains from several days’, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia (2008) and ‘¾ suggestions for a better living’, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong (2007).

He has participated in numerous group exhibitions worldwide such as ‘Everyday Life: 2013 Asian Art Biennial’, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan (2013), ‘A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, ghosts, rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong story’, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong (2013), ‘DUCHAMP and/ or/in CHINA’, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2013), ‘What should I do to live in your life?’, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE (2012), ‘Trading Futures’, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan (2012), ‘Print/Out’, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (2012), ‘The Ungovernables’, The New Museum, New York, USA (2012), ‘No Soul For Sale’, Tate Modern, London, UK (2010), ‘Platform in Kimusa’, Seoul, South Korea (2009), ‘Sprout from White Nights’, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (2008), ‘Farewell to Post-Colonialism’, The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (2008) and ‘Pearl River City’, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania (2007).

This year, Lee will also participate in a number of large international group exhibitions, including ‘The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part of Something Else’, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Asia Triennial Manchester 2014 and The Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art – ARSENALE 2014. Lee is the recipient of the Art Futures Award at ArtHK in 2012, and also one of the seven shortlisted artists for the inaugural Hugo Boss Asia Art Award in 2013. His works are collected by a number of public and private collections worldwide, including Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst and the Hong Kong Museum of Art.