Leigh Russel


Leigh Russell is the co-founder of Film In Revolt and founder of Film Festival Guide. She is the founder of Hello Bookcase / Hello Library / Hello Bookshop, a photography/interview series documenting the book collections of Sydney creatives with photographer Kathy Luu. This project culminated in an exhibition, book and online presence. In 2014, Leigh curated and coordinated Project Re:make with artist/writer Vanessa Berry – an art initiative involving twelve emerging and established Sydney artists. She has been a programmer for FlickerUp at Flickerfest and coordinator of the jury and FlickerLab over the last two years.


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