Rosemary Lee

Biography

Known for working in a variety of contexts and media, Rosemary creates large-scale site-specific works with cross-generational casts, solos for herself and other performers, video installations and short films. Her work is characterised by an interest in creating a moving portraiture of the performing communities she brings together, whilst also exploring and highlighting our relationship with our environment, be it urban or rural.

Her recent work includes Without (2013), a seven-screen video installation capturing a panoramic view of the city of Derry/Londonderry as hundreds of participants move through the streets, Liquid Gold is the Air (2015), created with Roswitha Chesher a triptych video installation that tours cathedrals and galleries, Calling Tree (2016) co directed with Simon Whitehead which takes place in and around urban trees, Passage for Par (2018), a durational work involving 30 women crossing tidal sands, commissioned for Groundwork, Cornwall. She is currently working on a 24 hour work, Circadian, for 24 soloists each performing a solo on the hour every hour as part of the new First Light Festival on the beach at Lowestoft 2019.

She is an Artsadmin Artist, a Work Place artist, Senior Research Fellow at C-DaRE Coventry University, and holds an honorary dotorate from Roehampton University.

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Rosemary Lee