Gabriel Lester

Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1972
Lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

www.gabriellester.com

Education
2012            Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan
2005-2006 ISCP, New York, United States
2005            New York Film Academy (Film Directing course), New York, Unites States
2003-2004 IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden
1999-2000 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
1995-1996 St. Lucas Academie, Brussels, Belgium (Film Department)
1994-1995 St. Joost, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Breda, the Netherlands

Solo exhibitions
2018
Shake a Face, solo exhibition Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2017
Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
If you happen to be, Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, USA
How to Act, De Hallen Haarlem, The Netherlands
2016
The Nine Day Week, CAC Vilnius, Lithuania
Unresolved, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015
Forced Perspective - Encounter of Kinds, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cleromancy, Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, USA
2014
Follies, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Habitat Sequences, El Museo De Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Blank Stare, The Gus Fischer Gallery, Auckland, Australia
The Silent Trilogy, Stiftelsen 3'14, Bergen, Norway
The Ears have Walls, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
2013
The Secret Life of Cities, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Highlights and Chance encounters, Tetem Kunstruimte, Enschede, The Netherlands
2012
Roxy, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
The Future that Was (curated by Gabriel Lester) Smart Project Space icw Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk)
2011
It is no great wonder if in the long process of time, while fortune takes her course hither and thither, numerous coincidences should spontaneously occur, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Suspension of Disbelief, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010
Dilzis, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
ProMotion, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
2008
One Man Band II, Kios, Gent, Belgium
The Last Smoking Flight, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Man of Action, Duvekleemann, Berlin, Germany
2007
And Now for Something Completely Different, IBID Projects, London, United Kingdom
The Last Piece of John Fare, GB Agency, Paris, France
BIG BANG- and assorted minor explosions, Bloomberg Space, London, United Kingdom
2006
SEEN, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
4x4 Hands, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Opa, Guadalajara, Mexico
A.B.C. Behind the Scenes, Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Chiaroscuro, Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2004
Highlight (plan B), NICC, PSK, Brussels, Belgium
Beautiful Gamble, IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden
2003
The Clock and the Clockwork, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Break North, Fries Museum, Bureau Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2002
ShutterSpeedTrial, Hortus Tunnel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
News Twister, The Looking Glass, Brussels, Belgium
The Gift of Gab (Curator: Vasif Kortun), Platform, Istanbul, Turkey
Cut to the Chase, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2001
Art Statements (Art Basel 32), Basel, Switzerland
Branching, Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands
Attic, Centre d'Art Neuchatel, Switzerland
2000
Choreography, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Act Again, Marres, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1999
Mala Loka, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Group exhibitions
2019
Healing Light, LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
MOMENTUM 10: The Emotional Exhibition (Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art), Moss- Norway, NO (upcoming)
2018
Verlicht MIJ - Nachtlandschappen, Museum IJsselstein, IJsselstijn, NL
Shake a Face, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
LekArt Festival, Culemborg, the Netherlands,
Paysage - Fiction, acces)s( festical, Pau, FR
Busan Biennial, Busan, South Korea
Paysage - Fiction, Le Tetris, Le Havre, France
Bambaataa, De Beeldengalerij, Den Haag, the Netherlands
Sculpture in the City, City of London, London, the United Kingdom
Another Dimension_, Nest, Den Haag, the Netherlands
2017
Radicale Sociale Animale, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Salon Hang, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016
Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India
Heaven, Hell & Earth, Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Aura Utrecht, PolyLester (Gabriel Lester & Martine Vledder), Public Works, Utrecht Central Station, The Netherlands
Nuit Blanche Monaco, Monaco
2015
Lekker licht, Centraal Museum Utrecht, The Netherlands
6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Pavilion No.1 of VDNKh, Moscow
Salt water, 14th Istanbul Biennial
Lustwarande 15: Rapture and Pain, International Sculpture Exhibition, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands
When I Give, I Give Myself, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The School of Nature and Principle, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Project Space, New York
2014
(In)constancy of Space, Ring Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, United Kingdom
19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire, Sydney, Australia
The Promise, Arnolfini, Bristol, United Kingdom
Zomeren op de buitenplaats, Buitenplaats Beeckestijn, Velsen Zuid, The Netherlands
Playtime, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom
Moderations, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The crime was almost perfect, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
5th Marrakech Biennial, Morocco
CAFAM Biennale:The Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, CAFA Art Museum, Beijng, China
2013
Suspicious Minds, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Performa 13, New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York, USA
The Garden of Diversion, Inaugural exhibition, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
oO, Lithuanian Pavilion 55th Venice Biennale, Italy
Call of the Mall, Utrecht, The Netherlands
The 7th Momentum Biennial, Norway
Present Presence, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Shanghai Surprise: Contemporary Art in Shanghai since 2000, Curated by Leo Xu and Azure Wu, chi K11 Art Space, Shanghai, China
Sharjah Biennial 11: Towards a New Cultural Cartography, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Ed Ruscha, books & co, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Bourgeois Leftovers, De Appel, Amsterdam
2012
Jardin de Esculturas, NuMu - El Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Guatemala
NARRACJE Festival, "Art thou gone, beloved ghost?", Gdańsk, Poland
BETER, de kunst van gezondheid (BETER, the art of healing), research exhibition, Haaglanden Medical Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands
dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA
2011
Sweet dreams (are made of this), Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
Television Commune, Nam June Paik Art Center, Sanggal-dong, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, GyeongGi-do, South KoreaTijdelijk Verblijf, Kasteel Oud-Rekem, Belgium
Walk Through, MUDAM, Luxembourg
De stad 3D, Historie, Street art en Toekomstvisies, Museum Hilversum, The Netherlands
De stad en haar collectie, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin: I am not a studio artist, SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
De Nederlandse identiteit?, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
Parkplatz, Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands
ShadowDance, Kunsthal KadE, Amersfoort
"Not Our Cup of Tea" - a variety show traveling down memory lane commissioned by Capacete for the Sao Paulo biennial ( ), i.c.w. Raimundas Malasauskas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Les Rendez-vous du Forum: Repetition Island (Curated by Raimundas Malasauskas), Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
B-sides and Rarities, Extra city (i.c.w. Lokaal 01), Antwerp, Belgium
Sound Design for Future Films, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA
A Map Bigger Than Its Territory Valand Fine Arts, Gothenburg, Sweden
Performa/The Prompt TransArt, Bolzano, Italy
Clifford Irving Show Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium
2009
The Prompt Performa 09 Biennial, New York, United States
Group Show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Filmic Conventions, ZOO, London, United Kingdom
Discovering Slowness, CEAC, Xiamen, China
B-sides and Rarities, Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands
Clifford Irving Show (One-night-only), Kadist Art Foundation, New York, United States
Videoclub Avril (http://www.videoclubparis.com/page2_vid.html ), Paris, France
The Secret of the Ninth Planet , Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, United States
Lapses, FriArt, Centre d'Art Contemporaine, Fribourg, Switzerland
Real vague, Bétonsalon, Paris, France
Slow Movement or: Half and Whole, Kunsthalle Bern , Switzerland
Paper Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, United States
2008
In het duister; Zwervende tentoonstelling #12, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Fear Minus One, The University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, United States
The Studio: Sound design for future films , Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Liverpool Biennial: MADE UP (International 08), Liverpool, United Kingdom
Library, UOVO Open Office Berlin, Germany
Wrap your troubles in a dream , Lautom Contemporary, Oslo, Norway
3500 cm2 (Art poster exhibition), uqbar, Berlin, Germany
One of these things is not like the other things, Galleria 1/9 Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Deep Screen; Art in Digital Culture (Proposal for Municipal Art Acquisitions), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Capacete (With Helmut Batista, Jean-Pascal Flavien & Ducha), Gallery Friedrich Petzel, New York, United States
The Clifford Irvin Variety Show New Langton Arts, San Francisco, US
Lift Off, Onomatopee, Eindhoven
2007
Group show with Gallery Artists, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Drop it Like it's Hot, Frieze Artfair / Frankfurter Kunstverein, London, United Kingdom
'Decoder' - Contour - (Third Biennial for Video Art), Mechelen, Belgium
Twee en twintig duizend vijfhonderd: De Collectie Almere, aanwinsten 01-07, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
Modern Solitude, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Night of the 25th; MiArt 2007 (Arcipelagi Olanda), Milan, Italy
The discovery of slowness, Kw14, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
The First Antechamber, Projects Arts Centre Dublin, Ireland
Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
Young Belgian Art Prize, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Still Here, ArtSpace, Sydney, Australia
Anyan Public Arts Project (permanent work), Anyang, Korea
3500 cm2 #61, Blueroom a Rialto Santambrogio, Rome, Italy
Ready Media, Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Giving Visibility, Art Basel Miami Beach, United States
2006
Being in Brussels, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
Le Nouveau Siecle, Museum van Loon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
In Moment, Skellefteå Konsthall, Skellefteå, Sweden
The Urban Condition, Cross Section, De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Everywhere, Busan Biennial 2006, Korea
Undo/Redo, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2005
Group Show with Gallery Artists, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dropping, Gemeente Haarlemmermeer, Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
Black Market, 9th Baltic Triennal, Vilnius/London, Lithuania/ United Kingdom
Parking our Society, Public Space, Utrecht, The Netherlands
More Then This, Goteborg Biennial, Goteborg, Sweden
Past/Present/Forever, Buia Gallery, New York, United States
For Sale, Turin, Biennial, Italy
Juicy Meadows, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
This may be, Sculpture Center, New York, United States
2004
Rio de Janeiro Film festival, Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Olandu Burias, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
Traveling without moving, W139, Amsterdam and Trafo, Budapest, The Netherlands/ Hungary
Oneindige Landschappen, Het Slot Zeist/ Loods 6, De Bagagehal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Argos Festival, Brussels, Belgium
Puerto Rico 04, M&M Proyectos, Puerto Rico
Ahuman, MUU, Helsinki, Finland
2003
Group show - New work by Gallery Artists, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Group Show - New Work by Gallery Artists, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Biennal of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Albisola, Italy
De Inrichting (Manifestation on Contemporary Art and Psychiatry), GGZ Noord-Holland, Heiloo, The Netherlands
Wanderlust, Antoine Dansaertstr. 182, Brussels, Belgium
Blobs, S.K.O.R., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Haupt- und Nebenwege, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany
Models und Mavericks, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
The last Seduction, Artis, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
White Meat and Sunlight, Gallery Harbord & Wiesofski, Berlin, Germany
Split and Pick-up, Het Stuk, Leuven, Belgium
2002
Group Show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Other than Film, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Self Exposure, Harmoniegebouw, Groningen, The Netherlands
And Other Love Stories, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cellar in the Attic, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Haunted House, Outline, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Parel, Raid Project Space, Los Angeles, United States
2001
Group show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Unlimited NL #4, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Affinités électives n.3, Galerie Du Jour Agnes B., Paris, France
Ferveur, FRAC, Lyon, France
Hotel New York, PS 1, New York, United States
2000
Anarrations, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Open Studio's 2000, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
For Real, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
From Here to There & Circles of Life, Expo 2000, World Expo, Hannover, Germany
How to Act, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
1999
bUG in Baby, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Film & Video Screening

2014
Inward Gaze trilogy, Sydney biennale, Australia
Inward Gaze Trilogy, 3’14 Bergen, Norway
2013
The Blank Stare, Utrecht, The Netherlands
The Blanks Stare, Moss, Denmark
2012
The Big One - Arco, Madrid, Spain
2011
The Big One, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Big One, Error One, Cinema Zuid, Antwerpen, Belgium
The Big One – Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Peace is Not the Absense of Conflict, Nam June Paik Center, Seoul, South Korea
All Right, Leu Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
2010
All Right & All Wrong, Pera Plaza Istanbul, Turkey
Last Smoking Flight, BeursBis, Brussels, Belgium
2009
Last Smoking Flight, Ninth Planet, San Francisco, USA
NighShade, Lost&Found, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008
Last Smoking Flight, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Last Smoking Flight, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007
Urban Surface, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
NightShade, Decoder 3rd biennale for moving images in Mechelen, Belgium
All Wrong, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Urban Surface, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
NightShade, The Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
Urban Surface, Maison Europeènne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2006
Urban Surface, Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Urban Surface, Exis Festival, Seoul, South Korea
Cola Yogurt Project, Art Basel Miami, Miami, USA
All Right, Busan Bienalle, Busan, South Korea

Commissions
2018

Bambaataa, De Beeldengalerij, Den Haag, the Netherlands
2014

Sicco Mansholt, HNI Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013
Transition 2012, Drente, The Netherlands
Twirl, Stockholm University, Sweden
2012
Re-­-design of UN Delegates Lounge New York -­- icw Koolhaas, Boom, Jongerius
Design new entrance of Stockholm University, Stockholm
Green Cord – design of 4km road in Ede, The Netherlands
2011
Martini Banieren, Groningen, The Netherlands
Organgerie Rabobank, Bergeijk, The Netherlands
Vertakking, Oudewater, The Netherlands
2010
Funenpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
<15M3, Roombeek, The Netherlands
2009
Gent Oude Dokken, Gent, Belgium
Trajectum Lumen, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2008
GlassHouse, Rabobank Bergeijk, The Netherlands
Eemplein, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Martini Ziekenhuis, Grongingen, The Netherlands
2007
APAP, Anyang City, South Korea
Elevating the Witte de With, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Moon Lit Lake, CC&CP, Tielt, Belgium
2006
Renovatie Anna, Ministerie van SZW, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Perscope Lanterns, Carberg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2005
Beatrix Postkantoor, Zorgcentrum Beatrix, Culemborg (with Jennifer Tee), The Netherlands

Collections
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
MUDAM, Fondation Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Rabobank Art Collection, The Netherlands
21CMuseum, Louisville, United States
Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

Bibliography

Publications

Forced Perspectives

Designed by Irma Boom, with essays by Lee Ambrozy, Philippe Pirotte and Vivian Sky Rehberg
Published by Sternberg Press, 2015

How to Act
with texts by Sara Arrhenius, Vasif Kortun, Raimundas Malasauskas, Aaron Schuster, 2006

2018
Previewed
author(s): Martin Herbert
newspaper/magazine: ArtReview

Dag details, de pixel krijgt de ruimte
author(s): Kees Keijer
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

Maar waarom?
author(s): Koen Kleijn
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer

Light installarion by PolyLester flickers across Amsterdam's NDSM wharf
author(s): Sofia Lekka Angelopoulou
newspaper/magazine: designboom.com

Lichtkunstwerk Void-non-void is een ontregelende ervaring
author(s): Hans van Lissum
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

Kunst in de openbare ruimte I: risico's van het licht
author(s): Milo Vermeire
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M

2017
5 Questions with Gabriel Lester
author(s): Emily Steer
newspaper/magazine: Elephant Magazine

Gabriel Lester, CAC Vilnius, Lithuania
author(s):George Vasey
newspaper/magazine: Frieze

2016
Heaven, Hell & Earth
author(s): Anna van Leeuwen
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Vooruitblik op 2018 in de Diamantbeurs
author(s): Edo Dijksterhuis
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

Gabriel Lester - de Appel arts centre
author(s): Huib Haye van der Werf
newspaper/magazine: Artforum

Fantoombeeld van een oeuvre en een galerie
author(s): Machteld Leij
newspaper/magazine: H Art

Fascinerende verdwijntruc van Lester
author(s): Anna van Leeuwen
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant, 30 Jul

Kunst maken doet Lester vrijwel altijd met een groepje
author(s): Lucette ter Borg
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Fantoombeeld van een oeuvre en een galerie
author(s): Machteld Leij
newspaper/magazine: H art

2015
Object Onder/Object Below
author(s): Johannes Schwartz a.o.
catalogue: Sanders Collection. Pieter & Marieke Sanders

Met een grote sprong over Van Gogh
author(s): Lucette ter Borg
newspaper/magazine: NRC

When I give, I give myself
author(s): Hans den Hartog Jager
catalogue: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Heen en weer geslingerd tussen micro en macro
author(s): Kees Keijer
newspaper/magazine: het Parool

2014
3 Start-Ups: Polylester
author(s): Lotte Haagsma
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M, no. 6

19th Biennial of Sydney
author(s): Wes Hill
newspaper/magazine: Frieze, no 164

The crime was almost perfect
author(s): Cristina Ricupero, Astrid Trotzig, Tom Morton, Alexandra Midal, Michael Zinganel
catalogue: Witte de With Center for contemporary Art, Sternberg Press

Sydney Bienale: You imagine what you desire
author(s): Emma O'Neill
newspaper/magazine: Aesthetica Magazine

Asielbeleid gijzelt Biennale Sydney
author(s): Dolf de Groot
newspaper/magazine: NRC

2013
oO
author(s): Fatos Ustek
newspaper/magazine: Artpapers, Sept/Oct

Momentum 7
author(s): Jacquelyn Davies
newspaper/magazine: ArtReview, Oct

Now You See It. Claire Bishop on the Lithuania/Cyprus Pavilion
author(s): Claire Bishop
newspaper/magazine: Artforum, Sept.

Uitvinder, kunstenaar en ondernemer; in gesprek met Gabriel Lester
author(s): Lauranne Staat
blog: Mistermotley.nl

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Lilian Bense
newspaper/magazine: (H)Art, no. 111

Wat schuilt er in het struikgewas?
author(s): Hans den Hartog Jager
newspaper/magazine: NRC

2012
Eternal Return at the End (and Beginning) of an Art Venue
author(s): Nicola Bozzi
newspaper/magazine: Artslant, November 2012

Interessante combinateis
author(s): Lilian Bense
newspaper/magazine: (H)Art, no. 104

Expositie zonder begin of einde
author(s): Jan Pieter Ekker
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

catalogue: dOCUMENTA (13)

Models for Diplomacy. Five Dutch designers revamp a UN lounge
author(s): Merel Kokhuis
newspaper/magazine: Frame, Jul/Aug

2011
Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence
catalogue: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt / CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

author(s): David Ulrichs
newspaper/magazine: Art in America

Voetnoten bij onbekende verhalen
author(s): Nanette Kraaikamp
newspaper/magazine: Tubelight, no. 74

Review Gabriel Lester
author(s): Sanne Rispens
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no.4

Illusie van de Cinema; Gabriel Lester in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
author(s): Lennard Dost
newspaper/magazine: (H)Art, March

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Lynne van Rhijn
newspaper/magazine: De Witte Raaf, no. 150

De lenige geest van Gabriel Lester
author(s): Nina Folkersma
newspaper/magazine: MetropolisM, no.1

Het oprekken van cinema
author(s): Machteld Leij
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no.2

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Kees Keijer
newspaper/magazine: Museumtijdschrift, no.2

Gabriel Lester; In voor- en tegenspoed
author(s): Etienne Boileau
newspaper/magazine: Tableau, no.1

Gabriel Lester; Het ongeloof wordt nog even uitgesteld
author(s): Sacha Bronwasser
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant, 18 feb

Gabriel Lester speelt naar lieve lust
author(s): Kees Keijer
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool, 19 feb

Lester is een goochelaar
author(s): Janneke Wesselink
newspaper/magazine: NRC, 25 feb

Magische gedachten
author(s): Hilda Bouma
newspaper/magazine: FD | Persoonlijk

2010
Grensverlegging op luchtige wijze
author(s): Marina de Vries
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Identiteit
author(s): Koen Kleijn
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer, no. 44

2009
Verruimde Blik
author(s): Duncan Liefferink
newspaper/magazine: Zuiderlucht, June / July

Spelen met verwachtingen - Gabriel Lester in Z33 Hasselt
author(s): Christine Vuegen
newspaper/magazine: (H)Art, June

2008
Polanski, die is zo breed!
author(s): Bert Mebius
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer, no. 44

Hunting and Gathering
author(s): edited by Maria Fusco
catalogue: The Happy Hypocrite, no. 2

Perspectieven
author(s): Maria Barnas
newspaper/magazine: NRC

The Conversation
author(s): Gabriel Lester
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M, no. 4

Apathische Adam & Eva in zoete wereld vol digitale bloemen
author(s): Merlijn Schoonenboom
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Micro-Nation CAPACETE (Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA)
author(s): Kristin M. Jones
newspaper/magazine: Frieze, no. 116

Deep Screen Art in Digital Culture
author(s): Andreas Broeckmann
catalogue: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Theory of the Street
author(s): Hans Aarsman, Tijs Goldschmidt
catalogue: NAi Publishers

Elevating Witte de With
author(s): Xander Karskens, Jan Rothuizen
catalogue: Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten & Ymere

Kunst en Corporaties: Ymere
author(s): Ans van Berkum
newspaper/magazine: Beelden, no. 41 (jaargang 11)

2007
Gabriel Lester
author(s): Vivian Rehberg
newspaper/magazine: Frieze, no. 109

The Last Piece by John Fare
author(s): Vivian Rehberg
newspaper/magazine: Frieze, no. 108

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Ossian Ward
newspaper/magazine: Time Out

Big Bang and assorted Minor Explosions; The art of office life
author(s): Fiona Mcdonald
newspaper/magazine: Metro

Vanzelfsprekende aanwezigheid; Spel en verbeelding in het werk van Gabriel Lester
author(s): Nathalie Zonnenberg
catalogue: Young Belgian Painters Award 2007

2006
Gabriel Lester
author(s): Renske Janssen
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no 10

Statig huis tilt kunstenaars op
author(s): Sacha Bronwasser
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Interview with Gabriel Lester
author(s): Ashley Rawlings
newspaper/magazine: Tokyo ARt Beat

How to Act
author(s): Sara Arrhenius, Vasif Kortun, Raimundas Malasauskas, Aaron Schuster
catalogue: Veenman Publishers

Kunstenaars krijgen geen greep op de stedelijkheid van Almere
author(s): Janneke Wesseling
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Vanuit hun bed tellen de zieken oranje bollen
author(s): Merlijn Schoonenboom
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Le Nouveau Siecle
catalogue: Museum van Loon

How should Lester act?
newspaper/magazine: The very best and very next in art books, Veenman Publischers, collectie 2006/2007

Being, in Brussels
newspaper/magazine: Argos; Center for Art and Media

The urban condition
author(s): Lotte Haagsma
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M, no. 3

2005
3rd Gothenburg Biennial
author(s): Power Ekroth
catalogue: Frieze, no. 95

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Jellichje Reijnders
newspaper/magazine: Tema Celeste, no. 100

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Niklas Otholm
catalogue: More! than this, Goteborg international biennial for Contemporary Art

Gabriel Lester talks to Pierre Bismuth
newspaper/magazine: CAC interview, no. 1

Postkantoor Beatrix
author(s): Dees Linders
catalogue: Kunst als medicijn/volksgezondheid. SKOR Kunstprojecten deel 2

2004
Gabriel Lester
author(s): Ronald Jones
newspaper/magazine: Frieze 82
Troost voor de eenzame mens
author(s): Stefan Kuiper
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer

Een verblijf in het buitenland
author(s): Gabriel Lester
newspaper/magazine: BK

Olandu Biuras / Dutch Bureau
author(s): Maria Hlavajova a.o.
catalogue: Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania

2003
Lester houdt de spanning van suggestie niet vast
author(s): Merlijn Schoonenboom
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Alleen spektakel bij Welters
author(s): Arjan Reinders
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

De geheime draaideur
author(s): Pam Emmerik
newspaper/magazine: NRC

The Clock and the Clockwork
author(s): Nathalie Zonnenberg
newspaper/magazine: Tubelight, no. 28

Enter the twilight zone
author(s): Arjan Reinders
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no. 9

Wordt verwacht in Buro Leeuwarden: Gabriel Lester
newspaper/magazine: Fries Museum Krant

2002
Gabriel Lester vol ambitie en overmoed
author(s): Sandra Smallenburg
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Gabriel Lester: cinematograaf zonder camera
author(s): Jacquine van Elsbeek
newspaper/magazine: SKRIEN

Over verleiden, overdonderen en het gevoel daarna
author(s): Roos van Put
newspaper/magazine: Haagse Courant

Kunst moet genereus zijn, vind ik
author(s): Sacha Bronwasser
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Nathalie Zonnenberg
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M, no. 3

White Meat & Sunlite
catalogue: Galerie Wiensowski und Harbord, Berlin, Germany

2001
Stephane Dafflon, Gabriel Lester
author(s): Sarina Basta
newspaper/magazine: Flash Art, November / December

Ferveur-proposition collective
author(s): Hans Jurgen Hafner
newspaper/magazine: Art Forum

Ferveur
author(s): Richard Leydier
newspaper/magazine: Art Presse, no. 268

De scherpe blik van Gabriel Lester
author(s): Hans Den Hartog Jager
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Anja Dorn
newspaper/magazine: Frieze, no. 56

Unlimited.nl #4
catalogue: De Appel, Amsterdam

2000
Bossen en bergen doen zwenken en wentelen
author(s): Erik Hagoort
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Gabriel Lester
author(s): Sandra Heerma van Voss
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Met een heel vette knipoog naar Hollywood
author(s): Jhim Lamoree
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

Theatrale natuurfilmpjes van Gabriel Lester
newspaper/magazine: Radio Nederland Wereldomroep