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Benjamin Thorp is a environmental artist who works primarily with sound. Most of his recent work has been public and site specific installations that engage audiences in sensory experiences that furthers appreciation and challenges one’s understanding of their surroundings. His work has been shown in large scale public spaces in Hong Kong and Italy, as well as in galleries in the United States and Europe.

Benjamin lives and works in Chicago Illinois, teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently working on projects to place sound-sculptures created from found materials across the world. He received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute (2004) and his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago (2010).