[-empyre-] And one more: Welcome to Ben Kinsley

Renate Terese Ferro rferro at cornell.edu
Tue Nov 28 08:19:01 AEDT 2017

And one more guest for Week 4
Ben Kinsley’s projects have ranged from choreographing a neighborhood intervention into Google Street View, directing surprise theatrical performances inside the homes of strangers, organizing a paranormal concert series, staging a royal protest, investigating feline utopia, collecting insult humor from around the world, and planting a buried treasure in the streets of Mexico City (yet to be found). His work has been exhibited internationally at venues such as: Queens Museum, NYC; Cleveland Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland; Bureau for Open Culture; Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh; Flux Space, Philadelphia; Katonah Museum of Art, NY; Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence; La Galería de Comercio, Mexico City; Catalyst Arts, Belfast; and ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe. He has participated in a number of artist residency programs including: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts; Skaftfell Art Center, Iceland; Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Ireland; and Platform, Finland.
Ben is an avid mushroom hunter, an amateur mycologist, and has published essays on mushrooms and art on Temporary Art Review and in the New York Mycological Society newsletter. He is an Assistant Professor of New Media/Time-Based Art at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

Renate Ferro
Visiting Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Art
Tjaden Hall 306
rferro at cornell.edu

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