Benjamin's reputation is for finesse, excellence and a gutsy approach to design, based in light. Benjamin is known for creating bold designs that are integral to a project.
He works collaboratively on all projects and has been involved in all forms of Museums /Exhibitions and Performing Arts projects for 15 years. Benjamin is passionate about the capability of light in spacial design, performance and its role in art.
Benjamin has extensive experience working both nationally and internationally with diverse teams and projects. Benjamin is a team leader and has an in depth and personal understanding of artistic practice and collaboration. Benjamin splits his time between exhibition / museum specification and performing arts design where he is especially well known for work in dance.
Since 2002 Benjamin has led teams of designers in the creation of lighting designs and specification of multimedia services for various performance exhibition / museum, and architectural projects. As a designer and design manager Benjamin leads by example and his work has been recognised with awards by both the greenroom and illuminating engineers society on multiple occasions.
Benjamin has a working knowledge of construction practices in Australia and abroad. As team leader, Benjamin has worked in many different parts of the world, managing crews and delivering large projects. Throughout the industry Benjamin has a reputation as being the person to solve a problem.
Sydney Dance Company: with Rafael Bonechella: 2 one Another, Emergence, Louder than Words, Project Ramaeu, Les Illuminations, Plus Contemporary Women with four emerging choreographers.
Bell Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Richard 3rd
Sydney Theatre Company: Dance Better at Parties, Perplex, Mrock
Belvoir: Medea, Human Interest Story, Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, Mother Courage
Chunky Move: Keep Everything, Connected, Mix Tape, It Sounds Silly
Balletlab: Nativity, Fiction, Origami, Brindabella, Aviary, Miracle,
Australian Ballet: Halcyon, Sweedeedee, There’s Definitely A Prince Involved, Filigree and Shadow, Squander and Glory
Plus works with Artists: Lucy Gurein, Luke Geoge, Leigh Warren, Lee Serle, Byron Perry, Antony Hamiton, Gavin Webber and Dance North, Stompin, The Lyon Ballet Opera, Australian Theatre For Young People, Skanes Danteater, Kristina Chan
The Australian War Memorial: Post 45 Galleries, Anzac Hall, G George, Over the Front, First World War and World War II Galleries, Recent Conflicts
Australian Infantry Museum, Singleton
Bass Strait Maritime Center, Devonport
Fraser Coast Discovery Centre
State Library NSW, Amaze gallery / Michael building, Temporary exhibitions
Museum Victoria, Many Nations
Supreme Court of Queensland, Sir Harry Gibbs Legal Heritage Centre
Governor Macquarie Museum
Queensland Museum, Foyer and Discovery Zone
The Reserve Bank of Australia: Currency Museum and 50th anniversary exhibition
Perkins Medical Research Facility, Perth
Whitlam Museum, UWS Parramatta
World Heritage Centre, Blue Mountains
The Darwin Entertainment Centre: Street Front and Bar Redevelopment
Bradman Museum, Bowrell NSW: The Game and Function areas.
National Fossil and Mineral Museum in Bathurst
LECTURE IN LIGHTING: VICTORIAN COLLAGE OF THE ARTS 2010, 2011
ADVANCE DIPLOMA OF PERFORMING ARTS (LIGHTING), WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS