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Benjamin Entner, Ego Sum Benjamin Entner is a multidisciplinary artist with an eclectic studio practice based in Oswego, New York. The constants in his artistic production are his sly sense of humor and the importance he places on obsessive craft. His contribution to Northern Spark, Ego Sum, was commissioned and is presented by The Soap […]

Kelley Bell discusses sites in flux, the power of projections, and the importance of looking around.

We had the chance to sit down with Ben Moren, Daniel Dean, and Kate Casanova to talk about their project Hotel Hotel’s projection, rooms, and inhabitants.

The first time I went to Northern Spark, in 2012, I imagined it similar to a midnight farmers’ market. My plan was to bike down to Mill City, walk around, maybe buy some kitchy art, and bike back to St. Paul. To say that Northern Spark exceeded my expectations is an understatement paramount to comparing […]

Ginny Sims and Jess Hirsch on Doshas, accessibility, and the kitchen.

Ben Entner spoke with us about his colossal inflatable sculpture Ego Sum, his practice, and the power of the impermanent.

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The Eyeo Festival and Minnesota Orchestra will be presenting three projects in the newly renovated Orchestra Hall. Learn more about the collaboration here!

In our second Artist Preview we introduced artist Luke Savisky’s project E/x MN. Last week Savisky visited Minneapolis to check out his projection site (the impressive Gold Medal Flour silos) and to meet and talk with volunteers and members of the community at a public happy hour. Before his tour we had the opportunity to sit down and talk with him about his background in prodding the boundaries of film and incorporating audiences into his work….

Video artist Jefferson Pinder is filming a new artwork about strength and endurance. Titled Relay, this project is inspired by the tradition of Somali long-distance runners, and will give viewers a glimpse of Somali-Americans using the action of running as a metaphor for labor in a transformative journey.

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