Joe Lee

 

Address: 23 Carleton Road, Marino, Dublin 3, Ireland

Website: www.joelee.ie

Email: info@joelee.ie

Tel:  +353 (0)87 6494532

Film Type: Live Action

Bio

 

Joe Lee a native Dubliner graduated from the National College of Art and Design in the early 1980s. He has worked as an independent film and video maker since then directing film and television drama and documentary in a range of art and production contexts. From the 1990s his work extended to include a series of video documentation/archive projects with Irish National Cultural Institutions. He directed the public art project Out of Place in St Michael’s Estate Inchicore 1999 to 2003

 

His work includes an extensive range of film/arts projects in Inchicore, O’Devaney Gardens

and the North West Inner City Markets Area of Dublin. He has exhibited video artworks in various exhibitions winning two awards at the Exhibition of Visual Art (EVA) Limerick, most recently for the video installation Dark Room 2003. His video installation work Open Season in the 1997 Once Is Too Much exhibition is represented in the permanent collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. He also has individual works in a number of private collections.

 

He was film maker in residence for Dublin City Council in 2009 and launched the popular 52 minute documentary Bananas on the Breadboard about the story of the markets area and street trading in Dublin. His recent work includes projects with Theatre Club at the Project Arts Centre, in the productions HISTORY and the short film Rabbit Hole for their production of ADDICTION. The Babel DVD project with composer Roger Doyle and Dance Ireland, A series of short web films for CityWide Drugs Crisis Campaign, and projects for North Inner City Violence Against Women Action Group, and St Michael’s Estate Regeneration Board.

 

His latest film project The Area made with choreographer Rionach NiNeill of Ciotog Dance Company with the Machusla Dance Group was screened at the prestigious Dance On Camera Film Festival in New York in February 2014 and at Cinedans film Festival in Amsterdam in March 2014 where won the overall Festival Award for best film.

Awards

 

Various Arts Council awards and bursaries during the 80’s and 90’s

 

2003 Exhibition of Visual Art Limerick EVA Award

Filmography

 

THE RABBIT HOLE, A THEATRE CLUB PRODUCTION FOR ADDICTION AT THE PROJECT ARTS CENTRE

2014 – Short

 

THE AREA

2013 – Dance film with Ciotog Dance Company

 

BABEL

2012 – Arts documentation film

 

CITYWIDE DRUGS CRISIS CAMPAIGN

2012 – Public information films for the web

 

NORTH INNER CITY VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACTION GROUP

2012 – Public information film

 

PAUL SEAWRIGHT VOICE OUR CONCERN

2011 – Arts documentation film for the web

 

PALIMPSEST PROJECT

2011

 

BANANAS ON THE BREADBOARD

2010

 

TAKING STOCK

2010

 

THE STAY SAFE PROGRAMME

2010

 

BLANCHARDSTOWN PARTNERSHIP

2009

 

ORDINANCE SURVEY OF IRELAND

2009

 

WORLD VISION IN KENYA

2008

 

THE HOARDING PROJECT

2008

 

BETWEEN EARTH SKY AND HOME

2008

 

DUBLIN BUS – DISABILITY AWARENESS

2007 – DVD

 

LONDUBH – HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE

2007 – DVD

 

BLAZING OUR TRAIL – INCHICORE REGENERATION BOARD

2007 – DVD

 

INSIDE OUT OUTSIDE IN (O’DEVANEY GARDENS COMMUNITY)

2007

 

CITY OF DUBLIN YOUTH SERVICES BOARD

2006 – DVD

 

MEMORY ART POWER – CITYARTS ORGANISATION

2006 – DVD

 

SIAR  – CONTEMPORARY IRISH ARTS SOCIETY

2006 – DVD

 

INCHICORE COMMUNITY DRUGS TEAM

2006 – DVD

 

SLIGO COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS SERVICE

2006 – DVD

 

RINGSEND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

2006 – DVD

 

DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL ARTS OFFICE

2005 – DVD

 

DEVOTION – TEAM THEATRE COMPANY

2005 – DVD

 

ANTI VANDALISM DVD WITH NIALL QUINN & ANDY REID – DUBLIN BUS

2005 – DVD

 

FACING FORWARD

2004 – Documentary

 

DUBLIN BUS

2004 – Informational Piece

 

WORLD VISION IN TANZANIA

2004 – Documentary DVD

 

THE MAKING OF ‘THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD’

2004

 

THE ARCH CLUBS – INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AWARENESS

2004 – DVD

 

DREAMS IN THE DARK – IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

2003

 

DARK ROOM – IMMA ARTS COUNCIL VIDEO ART INSTALLATION

2003 – DVD

 

THE MAKING OF ‘THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS’ 02 PRODUCTION – ABBEY EDUCATION DEPT)

2003 – DVD

 

RUHAMA (THE STORY OF AN ORGANISATION WHO WORK TO HELP AND SUPPORT VUNERABLE STREET PROSTITUTES IN DUBLIN)

2002 – DVD

 

OUT OF PLACE – VIDEO ART PROJECT

1999

 

THE HARD MAN

1999 – Documentary – 52min

 

A BASKET FULL OF WALLPAPER

1998 – Short – 30min

 

ONCE IS TOO MUCH – IMMA INCHICORE COMMUNITY DEV PROJECT

1998

 

OPEN SEASON – IMMA

1997 – Video Installation IMMA Collection

 

INTERSECTIONS – IMMA

1994

 

HINDESIGHT

1993 – TV Documentary – 40min

 

UNSPOKEN TRUTHS

1992 – Documentary

 

UNSPOKEN TRUTHS – IMMA

1992

 

HEARTFIELD

1991 – TV Documentary – 40min

 

THE COURIER

1988 – Drama – 90min

 

SOMETIME CITY

1985 – Short – 30min