Alien(s) In New York - London based artist/curators in New York
Following their successful application to the Artists’ International Development Fund, a joint three-year programme between the British Council and Arts Council England, London based artist/curators Bean & Benjamin Sebastian have been undertaking an intensive residency at Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn NY. During the artists’ residency in New York, Bean & Benjamin aim to develop new performance based work as well as curate platforms of international live/time based artists.
Over the last eighteen months Bean & Benjamin have worked collaboratively as arts facilitators & curators beneath the banner of ]performance s p a c e [ (Bean as director and Benjamin as assistant director) in Hackney Wick, London - throughout this time the artists have produced various exhibitions and events of contemporary live/performance art as well as continuing to cultivate thier individual visual performance practices and research. Although from varrying backgrounds and research interest, Bean & Benjamin have woven together not only a collaborative curatorial practice but also a dynamic network of contemporary artists and researchers.
You can find more about the residency at Grace gallery website
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