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Under the Patronage of
His Excellency the President of Malta

and

Simon Benjamin

Nationality:

Jamaican

Simon Benjamin (b.1979, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker based in New York. His practice considers how the past ripples into the present in unexpected ways. Using the sea and coastal space as frameworks his current body of work explores how lesser-known histories and colonial legacies impact our present and contribute to an interconnected future. Exhibitions and screenings include documenta 15, Germany (2022); Kingston Biennial, Jamaica (2022); Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York (2022); Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival, Trinidad (2021); Ghetto Biennial, Port Au Prince, Haiti (2018), and the Jamaica Biennial, Jamaica (2017).