Leslie Kee | TEDxTokyo 2014
Leslie Kee was born in Singapore. After graduating from photography school in Tokyo, Kee spent five years working in New York City before returning to Tokyo in 2006. His work as both a fashion and art photographer has been widely published in magazines and ads. His published “Super Stars” photo collection showcases approximately 300 top Asian artists in support of survivors of the tsunami in Sumatra; Kee held a related exhibit at Omotesando Hills. For his Great Eastern Japan Earthquake charity photo collection, Tiffany Supports Love & Hope, Kee received the 40th APA METI Minister’s Award; and for his cover of AKB48’s single Koisuru Fortune Cookie he received the 42nd APA Beautiful Japan Award. He is gaining attention nationally and internationally not only for his cross-genre works of art but also for his thought leadership.