"After his studies at the St. Joost Academie in Breda, the St. Lukas Academie in Brussels and the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam, Gabriel Lester was an artist in residence in IASPIS (Stockholm) and ISCP (New York). He works with various media, such as installations, performances, film and video. His works often consist of abstract or associative stories, inspired by cinema, supported by music and with literary insight. Apart from being an artist Lester is a guest lecturer at various academies, a curator and author of numerous scripts and articles. His work has been presented, among others at De Appel (Amsterdam), in the Haags Gemeente Museum (The Hague), Platform (Istanbul) and Galerie du Jour - Agnes b (Paris). He lives and works in Brussels and New York." (argos festival 2004 catalogue)