artist nominated by Lara Khaldi

Benji Boyadgian

1983 · Jerusalem

Benji Boyadgian’s research-based projects explore themes revolving around perception, heritage, territory, architecture and landscape. He works with multiple media, employing painting and drawing as his primary tools and site-specific installations as a means of integrating them into space and context. Boyadjian studied architecture at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette, specializing in urban sociology in post-conflict areas. His recent exhibitions include: CrossSections, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2018); The Discord, Al Mama’l Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem (2017); AQUA, Château de Penthes, Geneva, and SESC Belenzinho, São Paulo (2017); Lieux saints partagés, MuCEM, Marseille (2015). Boyadjian lives and works in Jerusalem.

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