born: Horsham, Australia
Works and Lives: Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland & Melbourne, Australia.
Slees work operates between sculpture, performance, installation and photography. She is interested in ideas about sculptural form in relation to peoples bodies. Recent work invites people to connect into and together through the sculptural objects.
Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland.
Master of Arts, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture), V.C.A., Melbourne University, Australia.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Landscape Architecture), RMIT, Australia.
2004 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
On. Melbourne International Arts Festival, 6 Billboard Sites around Melbourne. curator: Juliana Engberg,
On, Project Space, RMIT, Melbourne.
Activities, Mass Gallery, Melbourne.
Form connotes action (2), Westspace, Melbourne.
Fig 2., Spare Room, Project Space, RMIT, Melbourne.
Fig. 1. 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne.
Simone Slee, 1st Floor, Melbourne.
Spill, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, ACT.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Rundgang, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Gertrude Studio’s 2003 Exhibition, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.
Orifice, Melbourne International Festival, ACCA, Melbourne.
Paper Cuts, Monash University, Melbourne.
X Melbourne, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra & Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Sydney.
2002 Fold, Craft Victoria, Melbourne.
2001 low-down, Recent Aquisitions, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
2000 Blink, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne & Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart.
1997 Nil, Stripp, Melbourne.
1996 Secret Archives, Platform 2, Melbourne.
1995 Amanda Ahmed, Megan Marshall, Simone Slee, 1st Floor, Melbourne.
The Monash Collection, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
Palmer, D. “Orifice”, Broadsheet, vol 32, No. 4, p.30-31.
Bolton, K., “New Brew: Export Quality Six-Pack”, The Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships, 2004, Samstag Program, University of South Australia.
Frichot, H., “Simone Slee On”, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Visual Arts Program 2003, Catalogue.
Mulready, R. “Innies and Outties”, Inpress, p. 70 8 October 2003.
Bullock, N. 2003, “Papercuts”, Monash University Museum of Art.
Delany, M., 2002, “Skeletons in the closet: from the monumental to the model - sculpture in the Collection”, Monash University Collection, Four Decades of Collecting, Monash University Museum of Art, p. 49.
Engberg, J. 2001, “Overview” from Low-Down, recent acquisitions Monash University Collection exhibition Catalogue Monash 2002.