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The International Fine Arts Consortium is an independent curitorial platform and agency founded by Lee Wells in 1996. A Duchampian extension of his art practice IFAC is a semi-nomadic project space functioning in the real and virtual worlds through a broad based international network of artists, curators, advisors, collectors, entrepreneurs and technology experts that seek to expand the dialogue in the arts and the avant garde.



IFAC has globally exhibited the works of 1000's of emerging and established artists in 100's of exhibitions, screenings, performances and events. Some prestegious institutions and festivals include the Venice Biennale, Guggenheim Museum, NCCA Moscow, Mykonos Biennale, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, PS1/MoMA, The Hermatage Museum, Arlington National Cemetary, Liverpool Biennale, Lincoln Center, and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. 

IFAC projects have also been featured in more than 30 international art fairs including: Art Basel Miami Beach, The Armory Show, Art Cologne, Art Chicago, Scope Art Shows, Volta, Pulse, Palm Beach Contemporary, Art Miami, Art Hamptons, New York Print Fair, Art of the 20th Century, Circa Puerto Rico.

Core projects include: Perpetual Art Machine, Peanut Underground, Artists Meeting Arts Collective, Loft In The Red Zone.

In October 2015 IFAC launched a satalite studio/project space GALAXIA 11 in the Neo Kosmos neighborhood of Athens Greece. 

 

Lee Wells
Wells is a conceptual artist, curator, writer and technology consultant living and working in New York since 2000.  He has presented his work internationally, including the 51st Venice Biennale, The Guggenheim Museum, NCCA Moscow, PS1/MoMA, and the 1st Mykonos Biennale. His projects and exhibitions have been reviewed in publications including The New York Times, The NY Observer, The Art Newspaper, Rolling Stone, and Art in America. Wells has lectured on art, technology, and contemporary society at many universities and art schools including: Columbia University, Princeton University, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Visual Arts, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, University of Georgia, Moscow School of Photography, and others. Through IFAC, Wells has was also a co-founder of the project space Peanut Underground and the video art archive Perpetual Art Machine.

 

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