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Benjamin Busch (*1987) is a US-American visual artist living in Berlin. A graduate of MA Spatial Strategies, Weissensee Academy of Art, his practice centers on spatial production and engages multiple formats, including 3D scanning, VR, video, installation, sculpture, curating and publishing.

From 2018 to 2022, Busch co-directed the artistic project space The Institute for Endotic Research (TIER) in Berlin-Neukölln. From 2021 to 2022 he was a participant of the Berlin Program for Artists and HKW’s The Whole Life Academy.

In addition to working as an artist, Busch works as a documentary photographer and translator, and has recently worked as a project manager, 3D scanner, installation architect and arts educator. He authored Palimpsest and Material Senescence (2014), and together with Evangelos Papamatthäou-Matschke Point Blank (Munich: Reflektor M, 2016). Busch’s artwork and writing have appeared in Archinect, ArtSlant, Avant.org, Berlin Art Link, Failed Architecture, Horizonte (Bauhaus), Making & Breaking and uncube. He contributed to Lefebvre for Activists (Hamburg: adocs, 2020), co-edited OnCurating no. 31 (2016) and has co-produced a variety of publications with TIER. His German-English translations have been published by ARCH+, Distanz and HKW/Spector.

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