In 2019, the Botín Centre celebrates the 25th anniversary of Itineraries, the annual exhibition that displays the work of the artists awarded the Botín Foundation’s Visual Arts Grant each year, which has been running since 1993.
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.