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Department of Voids opens at MAK Center, Los Angeles

benandsebastian are exhibiting Department of Voids as a new, site-specific installation in Rudoph Schindler’s study at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture in West Hollywood, as part of the Autonomous Design exhibition from 1st of May – 12th of September 2021. Also exhibited are…

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benandsebastian awarded Finn Juhl Prize 2020

benandsebastian have been awarded the Finn Juhl prize 2020 by the committee of the Wilhelm Hansen Foundation, which comprises Bjørn Bredal (chairman), Bente Lund Poulsen, Katrine Gislinge, Steffen Aarfing and Karen-Maria Bille. The Finn Juhl Prize was established by the Danish designer’s wife, Hanne Wilhelm…

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Residency at Delfina Foundation, London

benandsebastian attended an artist residency at Delfina Foundation in London in November and December 2019, with support from the Danish Arts Foundation . During their residency at Delfina, benandsebastian pursued research, crossing the fields of law, cybernetics and biology, associated with the creation of a…

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benandsebastian on jury for CHART Architecture 2018

benandsebastian are looking forward to joining the jury for the CHART Architecture 2018 architecture competition. The other jury members are:   Bjarke Ingels, Founder and Partner of BIG, Simon Frommenwiler, Founder and Partner of HHF Architects, Beatrice Galilee, Curator of Architecture and Design at The…

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Installation acquired by the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa

benandsebastian’s installation ‘21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa: Department of Voids‘ has been acquired by the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, becoming part of the museum’s permanent collection. The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa is a museum of…

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Walk & Talk festival in the Azores

benandsebastian have been invited to take part in Walk&Talk, an annual arts festival that stimulates creation in the specific cultural and geographic context of the Azores. From visual arts to performing arts, to architecture, design, music or video, more than a festival, Walk&Talk is a…

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Commission for Niels Bohr Building

benandsebastian have been commissioned to create a permanent artwork in the Niels Bohr Building, which will form part of the University of Copenhagen’s new science park.  

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GIBCA 2015

The Museum of Nothing opened at Göteborgs Konsthall as part of the Gothenburg Biennial of Contemporary Art (GIBCA 2015), ‘A Story within a Story’ curated by Elvira Dyangani Ose.  The Museum of Nothing is an open and cumulative work that involves the artists appropriating vacated…

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Museum of Nothing in Beijing and Shanghai

The Museum Of Nothing’s Department of Voids was exhibited at the Black Sesame gallery in Beijing. The ongoing research project highlights the notion of absence both as a driver of an investigative creative process and as a way to infiltrate the institutional realm. Two historical…

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Residency in China

benandsebastian participated in a six-month residency at the Institute for Provocation, where they conducted research into cross-cultural understandings of the role of replicas, forgeries and imitations of art objects and cultural artefacts in collaboration with the Palace Museum at the Forbidden City in Beijing and…

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