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Erin Lee is a portrait & documentary photographer and photobook artist available for assignments within Australia or internationally.
Represented by Le Space Gallery. 

Erin recently graduated with a Master of Arts in Photography and teaches at Photography Studies College in Naarm / Melbourne. Her editorial work has been published with outlets such as CNN, The Guardian, Vice, Financial Times, Broadly, The Advocate, Frankie; and others. 

Her personal work has been exhibited internationally and Erin has been selected for artist residencies in Venezuela, France, Morocco, Algeria and Australia. Her photobooks have been shortlisted for the Lucie Foundation Photobook Prize, the Perimeter x Photo 2020 International Photobook Prize, Kassel Dummy exhibition finalists and included in The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne.

Currently based in Naarm / Melbourne, Australia working and living on Wurundjeri land she wishes to acknowledge the Traditional Owners.

Solo Exhibitions:
The Crimson Thread, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
La Guerra Inactiva, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2017
Espacio Individuo, Mérida, Venezuela, 2015
Bushwick Residential, New York, 2013
Artists Exposures, Melbourne, Australia & New York, 2012

Group Exhibitions:
FORMAT23 Photobook Exhibition,
Derby, UK, 2023
Speculative Horizons, Kuwait City, Kuwait, 2023
Photo Vogue Festival, Milan, Italy, 2022
Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
Zenith, Melbourne, Australia, 2021
Head On Festival, Sydney, Australia, 2020
Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018
Queens Collective Exhibition, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2018
La Niña Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, 2018
Wonder Foto Day, Taipei, Taiwan, 2018
T3 Photo Festival, Tokyo, Japan, 2018
Borders, United Photo Industries Gallery, New York, 2018
Head On Festival, Sydney, Australia, 2017
ARTifariti Festival, Tindouf, Algeria, 2016
ARTFAIRMX, Mexico City, 2015
Fonland Festival, Coimbra, Portugal, 2015
Fenómeno 43, Puebla, Mexico, 2015
Secuestro Visual, Bogotá, Colombia, 2015

Curated Exhibitions:
On : Death, Melbourne, Australia, 2019
Los Tiempos Cambian, Mexico City, 2017

C/O Berlin Talent Award, nominee, 2023
Solo Show at PhMuseum Lab, nominee, 2022
FORMAT23 Festival, shortlist, 2022
Photolucida Critical Mass, finalist, 2022
Residency at Landskrona Foto Festival Sweden, nominee, 2022
The PhotoBookMuseum Cologne, permanent collection, 2021
Perimeter x Photo 2020 International Photobook Prize, finalist, 2020
The Lucie Foundation Photobook Prize, Independent Category finalist, 2020
Kassel Dummy Exhibition selection, finalist, 2020
Photo Chronicles Publishing Award, winner, 2019
Somos Creadores (Emerging Artists in Mexico), published finalist, 2017

Artist Residencies:
Le Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
Queens Collective, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2018
ARTifariti, Tifariti, Algeria, 2016
Meridafoto Festival, Mérida, Venezuela, 2015
Le Couvent, Auzits, France, 2015

PhMuseum Women Photographers Grant, honourable mention, 2022
City of Melbourne Arts Grants, recipient, 2020

Education & Workshops (participant):
Master of Arts Photography Degree, Photography Studies College, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
Magnum x Photo 2022 PHOTO Lab, workshop, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
Writing for Photography with Daniel Boetker-Smith, course, Melbourne, Australia, 2020
ANZ Photobook Masterclass with Cristina de Middel, workshop, Wellington, NZ, 2019
Project Development with Adam Wiseman, workshop, Mexico City, 2016
Photobook Editing with Alejandro Cartagena, workshop, Mexico City, 2015
Efecto Doppler with Yvonne Venegas, workshop, Mexico City, 2013
Indira Cesarine, internship, New York City, 2012
Andrea Blanch, internship, New York City, 2010
Diploma in Professional Photography, Christchurch Institute of Technology, NZ, 2007

Education & Workshops (tutor):
Le Space Photobook Editing Workshop, Melbourne, Australia, 2023
Studio Lighting - Bachelor of Arts Photography Degree, Photography Studies College, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
Apply Photographic Composition - Advanced Diploma, Photography Studies College, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
The Art of Storytelling, Christchurch, NZ, 2018
Vision del Norte, Northern border of Mexico, 2016
Style and Visual language in Photography and Film, Mexico City, 2016
Gimnasio de Arte y Cultura, Mexico City, 2015 - 2017
AAVI - Academia de Artes Visuales, Mexico City, 2015

Artist Talks:
Le Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 2022
University of East London, London, UK, 2022
Photography Studies College, Melbourne, Australia, 2021
XCHC, Christchurch, NZ, 2018
Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill, NZ, 2018
Cristel House Academy, Mexico City, 2017
Fotofilia - International Meeting of Photographers, Mexico City, 2016
First Week of Photography Festival at Iberoamerican University, Mexico City, 2016

Selected Online Press:
Photoworks UK

Published Writings: 
PaperJournal Do Brumbies Dream in Red? 2022
Lensculture Arquitectura Libre, 2020

IG Takeovers:
Women In Photo, 2022
Women in Photography NZ & AU, 2020