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Ari Benjamin Meyers Biography

Ari Benjamin Meyers, born 1972 in New York, was trained as a composer and conductor. He has studied at Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore and the Hanns-Eisler University for Music, Berlin.

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Selected projects and group exhibitions: Just in Time. Just in Sequence, Schauspielhaus Bochum, “This is Not Detroit” Festival, Bochum (2014); The Lightning and Its Flash (Solo for Conductor), New Initiative for Europe, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2014); Chamber Music (Vestibule), Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (2013); The Lightning and its Flash (Solo for conductor) (2012) and Symphony X (installation version, 2012); I Wish This Was a Song. Music in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Norway - Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (2012).

Selected collaborations include: dOCUMENTA 13 (with Tino Seghal) (2012); To the Moon via the Beach, LUMA Foundation, Arles (2012); T.451 for Tensta Konsthall (2012); K.62/K.85, Performa '09, New York (2009); NY.2022, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2008) all with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. Further collaborations include The Fairytale Recordings with Saâdane Afif (2011), The Breathing Line (2012) and 1395 Days Without Red (2011) with Anri Sala. Benjamin Meyers was Music Director for the staged group show Il Tempo del Postino curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno (Manchester International Festival, 2007 and Art Basel, 2009).

Ari Benjamin Meyers lives and works in Berlin.

Ari Benjamin Meyers Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ari Benjamin Meyers, Solo for Ayumi at Esther Schipper, Berlin
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2 July–5 August 2017 Ari Benjamin Meyers Solo for Ayumi Esther Schipper, Berlin

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Critic’s Guide: Hong Kong Related Press Critic’s Guide: Hong Kong 22 March 2017, Frieze

Su-Mei Tse, Elegy, Edouard Malingue Gallery, 20 March–13 May. As the title implies, Su-Mei Tse's latest exhibition has strong literary underpinnings. An elegy, a Greek metrical form used to commemorate the departed, is usually styled to mirror the three stages of loss: grief, admiration and solace. From Gaëlle (2015-17), a photograph of a...

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