Liam Benson Artist Biography
Photographic, video and performance artist
Born, Westmead NSW. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia.
Liam Benson is a performance artist who documents his work through photography, video and new media. Benson’s work deconstructs the social perceptions of gender, race, culture, sexuality and identity by cross-referencing art, popular culture and media language.
Liam Benson has been exhibiting and performing since 2002. Benson also regularly works in collaboration with Naomi Oliver as the performance based duo, The Motel Sisters. His works are held in significant public and private collections and he was recently awarded the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award judged by Ben Quilty and the Contemporary Award category of the Fishers Ghost Art Award judged by MCA curator Glenn Barkley.
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