Artist

Ari Benjamin Meyers

Born in New York, 1972 and lives in Berlin, Germany

Ari Benjamin Meyers, born 1972 in New York, was trained as a composer and conductor. He has studied at Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore and the Hanns-Eisler University for Music, Berlin. Selected projects and group exhibitions include: ‘The Verismo Project (Franz Hartwig, A Most Wanted Man), Kino International, Berlin (2015); ‘Frost Radio’, Seoul (2014); ‘Just in Time. Just in Sequence’, Schauspielhaus Bochum, ‘This is Not Detroit’ Festival, Bochum (2014); ‘The Lightning and Its Flash (Solo for Conductor)’, New Initiative for Europe, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2014); ‘Black Thoughts’, Esther Schipper, Berlin (2013); ‘Chamber Music (Vestibule)’, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (2013); ‘Songbook’, Esther Schipper, Berlin (2013) and ‘Symphony X (installation version)’ (2012); ‘I Wish This Was a Song. Music in Contemporary Art’, The National Museum of Norway – Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (2012).

Selected collaborations include: ‘This Variation’, dOCUMENTA 13 (with Tino Seghal) (2012);’The 4th Act’,  ‘To the Moon via the Beach’, LUMA Foundation, Arles (2012); ‘T.451’,  for Tensta Konsthall (2012);’K.62/K.85’, Performa ’09, New York (2009); ‘NY.2022’, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2008) all with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. Further collaborations include ‘The Fairytale Recordings’ with Saâdane Afif, RaebervonStenglin (2011) and ‘The Breathing Line’ (2012) and ‘1395 Days Without Red’ (2011) with Anri Sala. Meyers was Music Director for the staged group show ‘Il Tempo del Postino’ curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno (Manchester International Festival, 2007 and Art Basel, 2009).

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Ari Benjamin Meyers: The Name of This Band is The Art
For his debut show at RaebervonStenglin, Ari Benjamin Meyers exhibits a temporary rock band. The name...
23 Apr 2016 - 27 May 2016
Zurich
Exhibitions
Ari Benjamin Meyers: An Exposition, not an Exhibition
Spring Workshop presents “An exposition, not an exhibition” the official debut of the fundamental...
11 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017
Spring Workshop
Hong Kong
Art Spaces
Esther Schipper – Potsdamer Strasse 81E
Galleries in Berlin