Ben Faga

Projects
CV/Contact

Education

MA Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, 2010

BFA New Media Art, University of Minnesota, 2008

BA Art History, University of Minnesota, 2008

Selected Exhibitions

2013

'Authentic Syracuse', Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse NY, USA

2012

'Two Art Projects', Heygate & Pullins Estate, London, UK

'Blisters/Absorb Arts Open', Absorb Arts, London, UK

2011

‘On the Way to Chroma Green’, Gallery 511, New York City, USA

‘XTC’, Studio 1.1, London, UK

‘Pork’, Bermondsey Project Space, London, UK

‘Kvae’, Låssbyn, Sweden

‘Talk to Me’, MOMA, New York, USA

‘Bow Arts Open’, Bow Arts SE1, London, UK

‘Smashing Time’, Ragged School Museum, London, UK

‘On The Way to Chroma Green’, Khaas Bagh Gallery, Johdpur, India

2010

‘Prediction’, International Biennale, Saint Etienne, France

‘Icons’, Saint Botolph Without Algate, London, UK

‘Built By... at the Bargehouse’, Designers Block, London, UK

‘Two’s a Pair’, Victorian & Albert Museum, London, UK

‘Sustain’, Upper Gulbenkian Gallery, London, UK

‘Wolf & Badger At The Wonder Room’, Selfridges Department Store, London, UK

‘The Co-habitation of Hanley Park’, Common Grounds, Stoke on Trent, UK

‘Market Estates Project’, Flat 35 Market Estates, London, UK

‘Interim Show’, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2009

‘Boom!’, Henry Moore Gallery , Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008

‘New Media Meeting’ 3, Flygeln, Norrkøping, Sweden

‘Interactivos?’08: Tecnologias de la Risa’, Cultural Center of Spain, Mexico City, Mexico *a collaboration with Carla Capeto

‘Living Light’, Pixel Gallery, Toronto, Canada *a collaboration with Diane Willow

‘Summa Thesis Exhibition’, Regis Center for the Arts University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN USA

‘Culturing Nature Culturing Technology’, Quarter Gallery University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN USA

Awards

Matthews Wrightson Trust Award

Shortlisted RCA Sustain Award

Marjorie M. Finch Art Scholarship

Gay M. Grossman Memorial Art Scholarship

Residencies

‘Sewing Seeds’, Andore Village, India

‘Selfridges Summer Residency’, Selfridges Department Store , London UK

Research, Teaching ,Workshops and Lectures

Lecture 'Art Outside: Public Art in London', Sotheby's Institute,London UK

Opening Lecturer of 2010 Sustain Series, Royal College of Art, London UK

Workshop Facilitator The Big Draw, 2009

Reach Out RCA, London UK Workshop Facilitator

Shine 09, Design Council,Victoria & Albert Museum, London UK

Creative Researcher, Art Department, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN USA

Teaching Assistant, ArtS 3602/5610 Interactive Art University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN USA

Teaching Assistant, Design Camp, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN USA