Ben Jeans Houghton
Artist / Multidisciplinary

Ben Jeans Houghton Born 1984, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Uk

Ben Jeans Houghton is an artist whose diverse practice includes sculpture, installation, film, photography, drawing, and performance. He has exhibited internationally in Germany, Greece, Japan, North Africa and South Asia, whilst regularly exhibiting in the UK with organisations such as BALTIC, CrASH, SpaceInBetween, CIRCA Projects, Globe Gallery, CORNERHOUSE, ACA and Waygood. With Matthew Giraudeau he is a founding member of the ARKA Group; a fluid collective of creative collaborators who aim to make scientific and philosophical concepts tangible to a wider audience through the delivery of innovative and poetic Visual Art.

Ben Jeans Houghton
Artist / Multidisciplinary

Ben Jeans Houghton Born 1984, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Uk

Ben Jeans Houghton is an artist whose diverse practice includes sculpture, installation, film, photography, drawing, and performance. He has exhibited internationally in Germany, Greece, Japan, North Africa and South Asia, whilst regularly exhibiting in the UK with organisations such as BALTIC, CrASH, SpaceInBetween, CIRCA Projects, Globe Gallery, CORNERHOUSE, ACA and Waygood. With Matthew Giraudeau he is a founding member of the ARKA Group; a fluid collective of creative collaborators who aim to make scientific and philosophical concepts tangible to a wider audience through the delivery of innovative and poetic Visual Art.

  • Adraint Khadafhi Bereal: The Black Yearbook
    Publication
    4 Color Books / Penguin Random House
    International
    When photographer Adraint Bereal graduated from the University of Texas, he self-published an impressive volume of portraits, personal statements, and interviews that explored UT’s campus culture and offered an intimate look at the lives of Black students matriculating within a majority white space. Bereal’s work was inspired by his first photo exhibition at the George Washington Carver Museum in Austin, entitled 1.7, that unearthed the experiences of the 925 Black men that made up just 1.7% of UT’s total 52,000 student body. (more…)
  • Georg Kussmann: FRG
    Publication
    MACK
    International
    The German dramatist Heiner Müller observed that German history lies as if smothered by a rheumatism blanket: beneath there is warmth and stagnation, just enough to give the impression all is well, while the peripheries are freezing. Georg Kussmann’s photographs in FRG were created under this metaphoric blanket. Made in the Federal Republic of Germany over a single summer, they depict everyday scenes of life, work, and leisure (more…)
  • Patrick Weldé: Freiheit
    Publication
    Goswell Road
    International
    On the occasion of our exhibition with Weldé at CFAlive Milan L’AMOUR TOUJOURS, we publish a new edition of the previously sold-out book that we produced with Weldé in 2017, FREIHEIT. All of the photographs in FREIHEIT were taken by Weldé on disposable cameras between 2011-2015. They show a tender side to the artist and his friend circle, and the purest form of trust. (more…)
  • Spectral Harvest
    Mar 14 – Apr 27, 2024
    DMW Gallery
    Antwerp, Belgium
    DMW Gallery is thrilled to announce the opening of Spectral Harvest, a duo exhibition featuring works by Fia Cielen and Julie De Kezel. The exhibition presents a narrative where spirits and scarecrows coexist in harmony, the former guiding visitors through a journey of enchanted landscapes, the latter illuminating unseen threads connecting the terrestrial to the ethereal. (more…)