Faculty Ben Thorp Brown at The Arcadia Center

Opening Reception on June 17, 6-8pm

Jeu de Paume, June 18th – September 22nd


Cura, 2019, video, sound, 17 min.

Ben Thorp Brown’s (born 1983, New York) work addresses embodied experience, perception and memory. Responding to ongoing economic, environmental and technological change, he seeks to develop possibilities for human agency within complex systems through embedded research, process and collaboration with a range of participants.

Brown’s recent work has been presented in exhibitions at the St. Louis Art Museum; Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, The Whitney Museum; Greater New York, MoMA PS1; 24/7 the human condition, Vienna Biennale; and Chance Motives, SculptureCenter, New York. He has participated in residencies through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace programme and at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, TX. He received a BA from Williams College and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program.
He currently teaches in the BFA and MFA programmes at Parsons The New School. He has received awards supporting his work from Creative Capital and the Graham Foundation.

Curator: Laura Herman

Partners: The exhibition is co-produced by the Jeu de Paume,