is an award-winning artist and filmmaker who has exhibited across UK including Barbican, Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery as well as internationally in Paris, Berlin, Bogotá and Toronto. Eelyn’s socially engaged practice combines collective research, devised theatre, screen writing and filmmaking to create frameworks for ensembles of collaborators to work together. Eelyn’s film Creature of the Estuary, exploring themes of displacement, migration and change premiered at the inaugural Estuary Festival 2016. Eelyn is a co-founder of Social Art Network, a community of artists committed to building agency in the field of art and social practice. She is currently developing her first narrative feature film exploring Empire and race through the western and horror genres.
Image credits: square portrait by Francis-Morgan Giles / Still from Casting Fu Manchu by Eelyn Lee - courtesy of the artist