Welcome to Based On Real Events :: New artworks created 2017-2019.

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Jason Lee :: Art + Photo + Film :: A Brief History



Jason Lee has been involved in over 50 group, solo and improvised guerilla exhibitions and events across Europe, 1987-2015, including Ireland, Germany, SarajevoScotland, Wales, England, Hungry, Czech Republic and Spain, works in the AIB Collection and on permanent display at Cork University Hospital, along with international private collections, lives and works in West Cork, Ireland.

Co-Founder of The Pale Dog Gallery, Schull, West Cork – 1998-2003

Board of Directors – Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen 1999-2002

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My last exhibition, ‘Husker Du’ – do you remember? was in September 2013, a part of Culture Night. I have a time-lapse already made of the night when over 100 guests filled my small home and took part in ‘The Human Orchestra’.

Based On Real Events is the next piece, following on from my exhibitions Yamé, The Red Swan Hotel, (no-relation), Waiting Room, Near Vinyl Dead Cassette, Heistland, Husker Du.

Yamé: Solo Exhibition – As one breath ends another begins

The Red Swan Hotel: Solo Exhibition Cross Gallery Dublin – Go read At Swim Two Birds

(no relation): Solo Exhibition From a group photo of Bruce Lee with lots of other Lees

Waiting Room: Solo Exhibition – Expanding on the song by Fugazi check it out and some Beckett

Heistland: Online Photo series based around – Steal like an artist

Near Vinyl Dead Cassette: A failed version of this.

Husker Du: Do you remember? Exhibition.


Jason Lee is a contributing Photographer to The Thin Air Magazine for gigs & events at West Cork’s award winning venues De Barra’s Clonakilty, Connolly’s of Leap, Levis’ Corner Bar Ballydehob.

Contact me for bookings / gigs / event coverage.

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Follow Me On Twitter: @Jason_X_Lee


Music videos mostly. Every frame of the video for ‘Defective’ by Audrey & The Icons in one image.

Every Frame In One Image of Defective by Audrey & The icons

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A newsletter and more.

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The B.o.R.e. Saloon is:

  • A free monthly dispatch for curious eyes and ears.
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On the last day of each month subscribers receive an update to The B.o.R.e. Saloon Blog*, and other interesting surprises.

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  • What can I expect?

Original: All posts are originals made with the following tools: Art, Photo, Film, Soundscape* & Text by Jason Lee throughout the evolution of Based On Real Events. A living archive.

*A new addition to Based On Real Events

Downloads & Streams: Always different. These treats are yours to keep & collect. Likely to be film, soundscapes, ebooks / pdfs & photos before they’re released publicly.

Invitations: Exhibition & Events featuring Based On Real Events.

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