Lee Wells (b.1971) is a conceptual artist, writer and technology consultant whose work ranges from painting, drawing and photography, to video and new media, His work focuses on systems of power and control in society and has been presented internationally for over 20 years. Most recently his work has investigated the influences of new technologies including artificial intelligence on contemporary life and asks the viewer to reevaluate their perceptions of reality and personal identity. Wells’ work has been included in exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum, PS1/MoMA, Mykonos Biennale, National Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, 51st Venice Biennale, Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, in addition to numerous universities, festivals, art fairs, and galleries. Wells was a co-founder of The Perpetual Art Machine, the video art community portal project (2006-2011), Curator at Large for Scope Art Fair (2005-2012) and has directed the alternative curatorial platform IFAC Arts since 1996. IFAC continues today with project spaces in New York and Athens Greece.