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 "Sowing Seeds" (video), with Enrique Leal
Prague Biennale, 2021.  exhibition: Re-Connect       
September 3, 2021    Mariánské nám. Praha


  in discussion: 9 June, 2021                                                           Trier, Germany


Earth, Water, and the Clothes we Wear: Environmental Installations

2021-2022 galerie PLUTO artist-in-residence Barbara Benish

Virtual Event
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
9:00 A.M. PDT  |  18:00 CEST  |  12:00 P.M. EDT
Webinar is in English
Barbara Benish in conversation with Berlin-based curator, Claudia Banz
Moderators: galerie PLUTO Associate, Prof. Jörg Obergfell with Prof. Theo Smeets 

"microplastics 1"                         oil on panel 

40 x 48 cm.

Galerie Pluto,          Rhine River Requiem 

 July 2021                    


Barbara Lucilla Benish is an artist, curator, writer and farmer, originally from California. Her art challenges and plays with the historical narratives that create dystopic environments, such as we find ourselves in today. Often community based, Benish's art engages beauty and form in a passionate embrace of the natural world. She lives and works in California and Central Europe. Benish is Founding Director of ArtMill in rural Bohemia, an international eco-art center. Her books include Form, Art, & the Environment (co-authored, 2018, Routledge), and the upcoming Art +Food+ Farming (co-authored w/Nathalie Blanc, 2022).