Benton C Bainbridge

photo: Hung Tung Kuo
Eyebeam CV

Benton-C Bainbridge is an artist based in The Bronx and Nashville working with video as a painterly and performable medium. Benton-C’s media art is made with custom systems of his own design. Bainbridge has presented video as immersive environments and live compositions across 5 continents, collaborating with scores of artists around the world.

Career highlights include the best-attended ever Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris performance with live media ensemble The Pooolvideo design for 2 Beastie Boys world tours and numerous special appearances andanalog video synth FX for TV On The Radio.

Bainbridge has shown and performed video on five continents in venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, American Museum of the Moving Image, The Kitchen (NYC), EMPAC (Troy, NY), the American Museum of Natural History, SFMoMA (San Francisco), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), Dallas Video Festival, Boston Cyberarts Festival, Mercat des les Flors (Barcelona), LUX2006 (Sevilla), Auditorium Parco della Musica (Roma), Sonic Light (Amsterdam), Wien Moderne (Vienna), Inventionen (Berlin), Teatro Colón CETC (Buenos Aires), CELCIT (Managua), Korean Festival (Seoul), Good Vibrations (Australia), MTV Networks and Hotwired (global).

Currently, Benton-C Bainbridge and choreographer/dancer Brooke Broussard are exploring visuals made by bodies and extended with technology in the "Infinite Light" project. In Xi'an, Infinite Light shows giant water projections at the International Horticultural Expo 2011 through October 22, 2011. Glowing Pictures (Benton-C Bainbridge and V Owen Bush) has launched the fourth season of One Step Beyond at American Museum of Natural History, at which they are the resident visual designers and visualists.