Smartphone snaps: Lesley Dumbrell’s life in Bangkok


“I think what feminism did for me was liberate my brain to say, ‘You can just do whatever you want…’” — Lesley Dumbrell

Working between Melbourne and Bangkok, Lesley Dumbrell has sent us smartphone snaps of home life: creating, gardening and pets.

Taken during May 2020, and featured in our July/August magazine, Dumbrell is one of ten profiled artists who documented their life with their smartphone. Dumbrell details poignant moments in her Bangkok surroundings — read our full profile where she talks about working abroad, and how, for over 50 years, she’s been breaking gender barriers in abstract art.

Feature Words by Art Guide Australia