Leslie Deere is a London based artist. Originally from Tennessee, Leslie moved to the UK to study Sonic Art, continuing on from a performing arts dance scholarship in New York City. She holds a BA Honours degree in Sonic Art under Hugh Davies at Middlesex University and an MA in Communication Art & Design from the Royal College. Commissions include sound installations for Kew Gardens and the SoundUK 2013 tour. Most recently Leslie completed the inaugural year of the KULES residency in Stoke-on-Trent. Situated in a large warehouse space, Deere created an 8 Channel installation utilising the natural reverberation present and found cassette tape. Other commissions in 2015 include the Direction Artistique exhibition at Galerie Magda Danysz in Paris and a performance at MKII gallery in London for the launch of Graham Dunning’s Fractal Meat Cuts Volume 1 on Adaadat Records.