He makes sculpture and painting on themes of class, masculine identity and place. His work challenges hegemony and embraces council estate culture.
Benjamin is co-founder/director of Pineapple Black Arts in Middlesbrough. His work is held in the Middlesbrough Collection at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA).
Co-founder/director – The House of Blah Blah, 2013-2015
Founder/director – Felix the Gallery, 2015-2016
Founder/co-director – Dovetail Joints, 2015-2019
Co-founder/director – Pineapple Black Arts, 2018 – present
Lecturer – Teesside University, School of Arts & Creative Industries (SACI), 2022 – present
Skills & Experience
- Project management
- Visiting lecturer (FE)
- Visiting lecturer (HE)
- Workshops (family / general)
- Workshsops (adult)