jasper lee film work

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Jasper Lee is an artist from central Alabama who makes videos, installations and music.
Themes running through his work include alchemy, experimental ethnography, contemporary
approaches to ritual, metaphysics, superstition and the folklore of Southern Appalachia. His work
with the moving image has included composing scores for feature films, directing music videos
and creating art films which have screened at festivals internationally. He is a performer and
organizer in the experimental music scene of Birmingham, where he curates the label/collective
Sweet Wreath and plays in the group Silica Gel.


2019 MFA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
2011 Bachelor of Science Degree in Art, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL

Solo + Two Person Exhibitions
2021 Cobweb Codex, Coleman Center for the Arts, York, AL
2020 Cobweb Codex, Vinegar Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
2019 A Word from Water to You, Utilities Included, Chapel Hill, NC
2016 Déjà Vu Blues (w/ Tomika Glenn), SHIFT Birmingham Museum of Art Satellite Space, Birmingham, AL
2014 The Wind in the Wood, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2011 Haunted Heartland (w/Kathleen Hairston), University of Montevallo Gallery, Montevallo, AL
2011 Taurus Waxing, Stranded Art Co-op, Montevallo, AL

Selected Group Shows
2023 EXM Now, Gallery 130, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
2022 Alabama Triennial, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, AL
2022 Limestone Almanac, Basement, Chapel Hill, NC
2021 Spectral Acquaintances, Sweet Wreath, Irondale, AL
2021 Work from Home, (with Melissa Yes)UAB Solar House, Birmingham, AL 
2020 Mingle Mangle, Stephen Smith Gallery, Fairfield, AL
2020 Space, Vinegar Contemporary, Online Exhibition, Birmingham, AL
2020 B20: Wiregrass Biennial, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
2019 Burned County Data, East Village Arts, Birmingham, AL
2019 Introducing, AIRBNB X Vinegar, Birmingham, AL
2019 Treeline (collaboration with Vinegar), Moss Rock Festival, Birmingham, AL
2019 Coined in the South, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
2019 On the Way to the Moon, True Turn Festival, Tulsa, OK
2019 Sacred Wasteland, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
2019 Under the Rug, The Fruit, Durham, NC
2018 Anti-Nostalgia, The Carrack, Durham, NC
2018 Visions Provisions, Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2018 Of Diabase In Time, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN
2017 Clocks For Seeing, John and June Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2017 Louisiana Biennial, LA Tech University School of Design, Ruston, LA
2015 flusnoix :: flusdrawxing, The Grocery Gallery, Northport, AL
2012 Anomalous: A Look into Alternative Processes in Art, Art Folk Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2012 El Dia de los Muertos, Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham, AL  
2011 Not About Beauty, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL
2009 Everything Must Go, Century Plaza, Birmingham, AL

Awards and Residencies
2021 Artist Residency, Coleman Center for the Arts, York, AL
2020 Alabama Prize, B20: Wiregrass Biennial, Awarded by curator Jackie Clay
2020 Artist Residency, Space, Vinegar Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
2019-2020 Creative Contributor, Vinegar Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
2019 Artist Residency, Utilities Included, Chapel Hill, NC
2017 Teaching Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill, NC
2015 Artist Fellowship Grant, Alabama State Council on the Arts
2014 Artist Residency, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC

Selected Sonic Art Broadcasts
2022 Substrate Radio, Birmingham, AL
2019 WXYC 89.3FM Chapel Hill, NC
2018 WFMU 91.1 Jersey City, NJ
2018 WCSB 89.3FM Cleveland, Ohio
2017 Soundart Radio 102.5FM, Devon, UK
2014 Birmingham Mountain Radio 107.3FM, Birmingham, AL

Selected Performances
2022 Silica Gel, Icebox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2022 Silica Gel, Apohadian Theater, Portland, ME
2021 Silica Gel, High Desert Soundings, Joshua Tree, CA
2017 Jasper Lee/Gilded Milk, Rhizome, Washington D.C.
2015 Gathering Among Stars, collaboration w/Ma Li, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
2013 McNeil Street Pumping Station New Music Festival, w/Them Natives, Shreveport, LA 
2013 Sonic Frontiers Concert Series, w/Them Natives, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2010 Improvisor Festival 30th Anniversary, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
2009 Improvisor Festival, Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham, AL

2022 Pan Pan Medico and May Day, Hexennacht Festival, Victoria B.C., Canada
2020 Silver in the Churn, Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham, AL
2020 Silver in the Churn, Stockholm Animation and Experimental Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
2020 Silver in the Churn, Holywood Serbia International Film Festival, Mutanj, Serbia
2020 Silver in the Churn, Berlin Revolution Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2019 Silver in the Churn, Portland Unknown Film Festival, Portland, OR
2019 Silver in the Churn, The Fruit, Durham, NC
2019 Land Rearranged, Cosmic Rays Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
2018 Birth Chart, Of Diabase In Time, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN
2018 Birth Chart, Cosmic Rays Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
2017 Déjà Vu Deluge, Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham, AL
2017 Déjà Vu Deluge, Sound of Silent Film Festival, Chicago, IL
2017 Déjà Vu Deluge, Sound of Silent Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Press
B20: Wiregrass Biennial
Impose Magazine
Tiny Mix Tapes
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