New Parched Pictures
Born in 1978 at Los Angeles (USA), lives and works in Vienne (Autriche).
Courtesy: Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris
Will Benedict was resident at Lafayette Anticipations - Fondation d'entreprise Galeries Lafayette, from February to June 2014. He conducted sculptural research using the vernacular forms of office furniture. He invited artist Sergei Tcherepnin to undertake joint research and production revolving around butcher’s blocks, whose vibrations they tried to capture by means of special equipment.
He is also continuing to publish posters and books with artist Henning Bohl, exploring the Southern Gothic literary genre. The image in the image is a recurrent motif in Will Benedict’s work. The mise en abyme leads to the creation of hybrid structures from tabular shapes and techniques: painting, drawing, photography and collage. Although this work follows a principle of superposition of images, it doesn’t result in their fragmentation, but instead assures their strange homogeneity. The collection contains several new works produced in collaboration with Henning Bohl and Sergei Tcherepnin.