Lee Cheol-Sung (Director), Creator, performer
CheolSung Lee, the leader of CCOT(Visual Theater Troupe) and CCOTBBAT(Space for Experiential Art), is an artist who combines poetry, art and performance.
He studied the French literature(especially poetry) at faculty and graduation school in Seoul National University, and majored in ‘visual theater’ in 2000-2003 at The School of Visual Theater in Israel.
He has showcased experimental performances that use the mediums of poetry, painting, installation art, and video art. Over the last decade, he has been invited internationally as an official guest to numerous experimental art festivals, street theater festivals, and other theaters, and has won the Seoul Children’s Theater Prize’s Best Artwork Award, Best Acting Award, and Most Popular Award for two times, not to mention the UNIMA Congress’s Excellent Visual Effect Award.
On other fronts, as a poet and traveler he has trekked through the wilds of more than 30 different countries, and has had two collections of poems published, based his experiences.