Lester's second monograph is an alphabetical assortment of the artist's most prominent installations, interventions, sculptures, and films of the past fifteen years.
Alongside comprehensive exhibition documentation, the actual construction and installation of the artworks is presented. Pairing result and production enables an exclusive insight into the teamwork and organization that allowed each work to be realized. This blend provides a glimpse behind the scenes and demonstrates the inherent performativity and narrative of all of Lester's artworks, affecting their creation, result, and the ultimate experience.
Gabriel Lester (born 1972 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch artist and filmmaker. In 2013, along with Martine Vledder he established Polyester, a studio focusing on art, sculpture, architecture and design. He divides his time between Amsterdam and Shanghai.