Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez is a New York City- and Providence-based artist and educator. His performance and visual art works emerge from his experiences of being a transnational adoptee from Colombia growing up and living in the U.S. and have recently focused on who or what gets to be (in) public and the limits of empathy when working on problems of structural inequity.
Lundberg Torres Sánchez’s work has appeared in spaces including the Queens Museum, RISD Museum (Providence), Museum of the Moving Image (Queens), PHI Centre (Montreal), The Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts, the Morgan Library & Museum (Manhattan), The Museum of Work and Culture (Woonsocket, RI), Zona 30 (Lima), El Bunker (La Paz), SP Escola de Teatro (Sao Paulo), La Galleria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (Boston), The Granoff Center at Brown University (Providence), The Main Art Gallery at URI (Kingston, RI), The Knockdown Center (Queens, NY), IMAGO Gallery (Warren, RI), the Pigeon Hole Gallery (Providence), Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival, Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, Providence International Arts Festival, PVDFest (Providence), DownStreet Art’s TRUST Festival (North Adams, MA), Jersey City Art & Studio Tour, La MaMa E.T.C. (Manhattan), Panoply Performance Laboratory (Brooklyn), Bowery Poetry Club (Manhattan), DCTV (Manhattan), Teatro Circulo (Manhattan), Silent Barn (Brooklyn), Fitness Center for Arts and Tactics (Brooklyn), JC Fridays (Jersey City), AS220 (Providence), and AURORA (Providence.)
Lundberg Torres Sánchez is a resident artist at AS220 in Providence, is a member of the 2012 EMERGENYC cohort at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics, and sits on the board of the Colombian American Cultural Society of Rhode Island. He is the recipient of NEA funding through AS220’s 2017 Community Live Arts Residency, was RISCA’s 2017 Merit Fellow in New Genres, and is RISCA’s 2018 Merit Fellow in Film & Video.