Benton C Bainbridge

Benton C Bainbridge

Bronx, NY, United States

About Benton C Bainbridge

Benton C Bainbridge is a media artist based in The Bronx. Working with custom systems of his own design, Bainbridge creates immersive environments, interactive installations and video performances in collaboration with scores of artists around the world.

Bainbridge has shown in venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, American Museum of the Moving Image, The Kitchen (NYC), EMPAC (Troy, NY), the American Museum of Natural History, SFMoMA (San Francisco), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), Dallas Video Festival, Boston Cyberarts Festival, Mercat des les Flors (Barcelona), LUX2006 (Sevilla), Auditorium Parco della Musica (Roma), Sonic Light (Amsterdam), Wien Moderne (Vienna), Inventionen (Berlin), Teatro Colón CETC (Buenos Aires), CELCIT (Managua), International Horticultural Expo (Xi'an, China), Korean Festival (Seoul), Good Vibrations (Australia), and MTV Networks (global).

Currently, Benton C Bainbridge is making moving paintings and video portraits as digital media and installations.

Education

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, UGF/TV

Events

2017
"Strange Attractor"
Marfa Ballroom
Multichannel Video Synth performance with Lonnie Holley & Tonstartssbandht

2016
NACC/Bangkok "Video Portraits" video portraiture realtime media performance

Bandung International Digital Art Festival "Jin Hi Kim's Ghost Komungobot" Komungo/FX & media theatrical performance

2015
Hunter College Art Galleries "The Experimental Television Center: a History, ETC" solo and duo (with Phillip David Stearns) AV Synth media performances

2014
MoMA/PS1 ALLGOLD "Underground; an indefinite community?" Laser & video performances with Charles Cohen, Ken Montgomery, Andrea Beeman, Sean Julian.

2007
Worldwide "Beastie Boys: The Mix Up" Video Art & Visual Performances

2004
Worldwide "Beastie Boys: To the Five Boroughs" Video Art VJ performances

1999
Whitney Museum of Art at Philip Morris "The Poool: is warm" Realtime media performance

Exhibitions

2017
"Sonic Arcade: Subject to Gesture"
Museum of Arts & Design

"Electric Encounters"
SVA Flatiron Gallery

"State Property"
Swing Space

"Meeting Point"
Barcid Gallery, Andrew Freedman Home

"Pausa"
Kiehle Gallery

"RUIDOS, SILENCIO, ACCIONES, POESÍA, MÚSICA EXPERIMENTAL Y ARTE SONORO, 1950­-2017"
Juan Naranjo Galería de Arte & Documentos, Barcelona Barbara Held / Bainbridge "Pausa"

2014
"Performing Media: Works by Signal Culture Artists in Residence"
Everson Museum of Art

"Portraits"
DB Lounge at Frieze Art Fair, NY