bob lee

 

 

Bob's work bears testimony to his passion and desire bring a subject to light. His work depict his heart’s desire to capture the minute,
the mundane and the increasingly oblivious. The outcome of this manifestation brings forth compelling images that invoke emotions and
arouses curiosity. Viewers marvel at nature’s wonder through his lens whilst questioning the core purpose of humanity.

His numerous accolades and awards, garnered both locally and interntionally bears testimony to his immaculate craft. In 2003, he
beat over 200 top photojournalists from 32 countries to clinch the top award in the Behind the Scenes category of the ClickArt: World
Photojournalists Meet. His other notable awards include the Jurors’ Choice in the Singapore Art Awards 2005, Honourable Mentions in The International Photography Awards 2007, the Gold Award in the 'Best In Feature Photography' category in the Ifra Asia Media Awards 2008, Honourable Mentions in Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2009, just to name a few.

His work extends out of an image into numerous publications and exhibitions. In 2003, Bob published his first book, Have a Little
Faith, highlighting the daily life of the Sikh and Jewish community in Singapore. The book project led to his inaugural solo exhibition held
at the Singapore History Museum in the same year. In 2004, he launched his second exhibition and publication, One Room Flat, a unique
exhibition which revealed the life of the one-room flat elderly dwellers. In 2008, Bob published his third book "ah bob baba zhouji".
The publication comprises a compilation of blog entries and photos documenting the trials and tribulations of himself, a first-time
father. In 2009 Bob launched his second solo exhibition ‘CurioCity: Photographs from My Toy Camera’ and subsequently published his 4th
publication ‘Curiocity - U and I’ in February 2010.

Albeit all these achievements, Bob has remained level-headed and continuosly groom our young generation as a lecturer teaching
Photography in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (2005 - 2007), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (2008 - present) and Egg Story Digital Arts School (2007 - present). He also contributes, searching for budding photographers, as guest judge for photography competitions such as 2009 National Museum of Singapore "Spot & Shoot 2009 – Our Landscape", 2009 Canon Photo Marathon, 2007 North East CDC "SNAP", 2005 NUS Montage, 2005 NTUC"Vitality & Me".

 

关于李欣赏

欣赏善于在闲暇时静心留意身边的一草一物,用相机把幻灭世界中的光影捕捉下来,透过他敏锐的洞察力,拍摄出一幅幅充满立体情感的平面作品。市井生活中再平凡不过的人物和景象,往往透过他的镜头下呈现出不同姿态。

现年34岁的李欣赏是在十年前加入<<联合早报>>摄影组当摄影记者,间中参与创办新加坡第一份免费华文报<<我报>>,最近刚归队早报摄影组。

这些年来他囊括海内外多个奖项,最近一次是于2008年在国际报业与传媒商业科技协会(Ifra)主办的第七届亚洲媒体大奖(2008 ASIA
MEDIA AWARD)最佳特写照片组别中获得金奖;同年5月,他在新加坡报业控股的华文报集团常年新闻奖中拿下了"最佳年度新闻照片";在2005年,他获得"菲利普·莫里斯(Philip Morris)新加坡艺术奖"中的最高荣誉--评审大奖。在2003年"ClickArt 国际艺术新闻摄影集会 " 中
,他也击败群雄在"幕后点滴"主题中夺得首奖。新闻嗅觉敏锐的欣赏在新闻采访线上的表现也非常突出,多次获得新加坡报业控股华文报集团颁发新闻奖以示肯定。

欣赏的摄影作品多次以摄影展的方式展出,精选作品也陆续结集成书,至今他已出版四本书。他刚在2009年举行他第二场摄影个展,这项名为《方城市》的展览展出他对英国、法国、德国和西班牙四个国家、八个城市的印象与观察,同名摄影集已在2010年2月出版。他的首场个展是于2003年12月在新加坡历史博物馆举行,他当时透过这项《信是有缘》摄影展,借镜头带大众贴近、了解新加坡的锡克和犹太族群;隔年,他再接再厉,与另一同事联办《一房一世》摄影展,展示多幅记录新加坡一房式组屋老人家生活点滴的黑白照片,希望能借此引起普罗大众对这些老人家的关怀。2006年,初为人父的他在博客上写下他这名新手爸爸的心情日记,博客文章定期在《我报》刊载长达一年半,广受读者欢迎,《ah
bob 爸爸周记》也因此在2008年诞生。

欣赏从马来西亚吉隆坡林国荣创意科技学院广告设计系毕业,主修摄影,后来取得University of Western Sydney
Nepean设计系学士学位。除了透过镜头为社会纪实,他也积极跟年轻一代分享摄影心得,他曾在南洋艺术学院多媒体部门(2005-2007
Multimedia Department),数码动画公司 EggStory Academy (2007-2009) ,以及义安理工学院中文系(2008-2010)教导摄影。

 

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