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From his website:
Jessee Lee Johns’ practice is rooted in a DIY philosophy of lowered standards and tactical ignorance that has generated a list of impressive-sounding achievements. Jessee has exhibited extensively outside the gallery system both nationally and internationally. He is the Co-founder and Director of the Contemporary Institute Of Modern Art (CIOMA), an international and pan-temporal art institution with sites in 2015, 2016, Cambodia, 2018 and 2020. Is the caretaker and sole citizen of The Commonwealth of New Bayswater, a small and ephemeral national that has opened its borders in various forms during the Fremantle Biennale in 2017, 2019 and 2021.
In November 2023 Jessee created a Temple of the Commonwealth of New Bayswater 2023 (for the Fremantle Biennale) devoted to the Glorious Beings of Small Favours.
Jessee Lee Johns' website.
See also The Commonwealth of New Bayswater, 2021.
See the www.temple.newbayswater.com website for information (not available to date).
Garry Gillard | New: 28 October, 2021 | Now: 6 November, 2023