Gabriel Lester

Gabriel Lester was born in 1972 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He lives and works in Amsterdam, and Shanghai, China. His work addresses dynamics of illusion as used in theater, cinema but also pantomime or magic shows. His performances, films, videos, or installations investigate the chemistry between perception, imagination, belief and desire in the spectator’s mind. Solo exhibitions include Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2013); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2011); Rodea Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2010); Bloomberg Space, London (2007); and Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (2006). Lester ‘s work has been presented in group shows such as dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel, Germany (2012); SALT, Istanbul, Turkey (2011); the twenty-ninth Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil (2010).

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Date & Time
  • Thu. Nov 21, 7:00 pm
  • Fri. Nov 22, 7:30 pm
  • Fri. Nov 22, 9:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov 23, 4:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov 23, 7:30 pm
  • Sun. Nov 24, 4:00 pm
  • Sun. Nov 24, 7:30 pm
Sound, lights, and stage design create an atmosphere of suspense and virtual action, plunging the audience into an ghostly dream space.