Benedict Drew

Benedict Drew works across video, sculpture, music and their associated technologies. He creates large-scale installations, often concerned with ecstatic responses to socio-political anxiety. Solo exhibitions include The Trickle-Down Syndrome, Whitechapel Gallery, London; KAPUT, QUAD Gallery, Derby; Walker Gallery, Liverpool; THE ANTI ECSTATIC MACHINESand Heads May Roll, Matt’s Gallery, London.

Works

Benedict Drew, THE ANTI ECSTATIC MACHINES, 2018. Installation view at Matt’s Gallery, London by Jonathan Bassett
Benedict Drew, THE ANTI ECSTATIC MACHINES, 2018. Installation view at Matt’s Gallery, London by Jonathan Bassett.
Benedict Drew, Aspiration, Aspiration, Real Life, oil and gloss on gesso, 2018.
Benedict Drew, Internet Bored Shitless, oil and gloss on canvas, 2018.
Ultra Magnetic, an exhibition by Thanet Tape Centre, 2021 - 2022. Installation view at Well Projects, Margate.
Benedict Drew, newspaper from The Trickle-Down Syndrome at Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Image by Jonathan Bassett.
Benedict Drew, newspaper from The Trickle-Down Syndrome at Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Image by Jonathan Bassett.
Benedict Drew, REVOLVER Part 3: Benedict Drew, pamphlet published by Matt’s Gallery London, 2012.
Benedict Drew, The Bad Feel Loops, 16mm film transferred to digital, 2019. Installation view by George Torode, ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety, Science Gallery London, 2019 - 2020.
Benedict Drew, The Bad Feel Loops, 16mm film transferred to digital, 2019. Installation view by George Torode, ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety, Science Gallery London, 2019 - 2020.
Benedict Drew and OSE Associates, Spelunking (still), 2017.
Benedict Drew and OSE Associates, Spelunking (still), 2017.
Benedict Drew and OSE Associates, Spelunking (still), 2017.
Benedict Drew, Trapped in a sticky shed with side chain compression, 2019. Installation view at IMT Gallery, London by Silke Løvstad.
Benedict Drew, Colonial Fantasy Slop, oil on gesso panels, 2019.
Benedict Drew, Head Murk, oil on gesso panels, 2019.
Benedict Drew, The Anti Ecstatic Machines, 2018. Installation view at BACKLIT, Nottingham by Jonny Davies.
Benedict Drew, The Anti Ecstatic Machines, 2018. Installation view at Middlesbrough Art Weekender by Stephen Irving.
Benedict Drew, David and Yuko Juda Foundation Award, 2018. Installation view by Daniel Wallis.
Benedict Drew, ink and paint on 5 inch tambourine, 2016. Image by Jonathan Bassett.
Benedict Drew, ink and paint on 5 inch tambourine, 2016. Image by Jonathan Bassett.
Benedict Drew, ink and paint on 5 inch tambourine, 2016. Image by Jonathan Bassett
Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness, Hayward touring exhibition, The MAC Belfast, 2017. Installation view by Simon Mills.
Benedict Drew, The Trickle-Down Syndrome, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Installation view by Stephen White.
Benedict Drew, The Trickle-Down Syndrome, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Installation view by Stephen White
Benedict Drew, The Trickle-Down Syndrome, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Installation view by Stephen White.
Benedict Drew, The Trickle-Down Syndrome, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017. Installation view by Stephen White.
Benedict Drew and Nicholas Brooks, Sump, Project/Number, London, 2018. Installation view by Verity Birt.
Benedict Drew and Nicholas Brooks, Sump, Project/Number, London, 2018. Installation view by Verity Birt.
Benedict Drew and Nicholas Brooks, Sump, Project/Number, London, 2018. Installation view by Verity Birt.
Benedict Drew, Dyslexic Shanty at Reactor Halls E13: Salon dyslexic, Reactor, Nottingham, 2015 (with accompaniment from Rhodri Davis).
Benedict Drew, KAPUT, QUAD, Derby, 2015. Installation view by Charlotte Jopling.
Benedict Drew, KAPUT, QUAD, Derby, 2015. Installation view by Charlotte Jopling.
Benedict Drew, KAPUT, QUAD, Derby, 2015. Installation view by Charlotte Jopling.
Benedict Drew, poster for KAPUT, 2015.
Benedict Drew, gif for Heads May Roll, Matt’s Gallery, London, 2014.
Benedict Drew, Heads May Roll, Matt’s Gallery, London, 2014. Installation view by Peter White.
Benedict Drew, Heads May Roll, Matt’s Gallery, London, 2014. Installation view by Peter White.
Benedict Drew, Heads May Roll, Matt’s Gallery, London, 2014. Installation view by Peter White.
Benedict Drew, Sequencer, British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, 2015 - 2017. Installation view by Jonte Wilde.
Benedict Drew, Sequencer, British Art Show 8, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2016.
Benedict Drew, Sequencer, British Art Show 8, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2016.
Benedict Drew, Sequencer, British Art Show 8, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2016.
Benedict Drew, Sequencer, British Art Show 8, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2016.
Benedict Drew, de re touch, an Art on the Underground commission, 2015.
Benedict Drew, de re touch, an Art on the Underground commission, 2015. Installation view at Charing Cross by Benedict Johnson.
Benedict Drew, Zero Hour Petrified, Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts, University of Christchurch, 2014.
Benedict Drew, Mainland Rock (still), 2014.
Acid Rain, Jerwood Space, London, 2014.
Benedict Drew, Public Address, Big Screen Commission, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, Worlds in Collision: Adelaide Festival, SASA Gallery, 2014. Installation view by Sam Noon.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, Worlds in Collision: Adelaide Festival, SASA Gallery, 2014. Installation view by Sam Noon.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, Worlds in Collision: Adelaide Festival, SASA Gallery, 2014.
Benedict Drew, Matériel, 2013 at SNAP: Art at the Aldeburgh Festival, Aldeburgh, 2013. Installation view by Owain Thomas.
Benedict Drew, Matérie (still), 2013.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycyle, Rhubaba, Edinburgh, 2013. Installation view by Tom Nolan.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycyle, Rhubaba, Edinburgh, 2013. Installation view by Tom Nolan.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycle (VIP), Phoenix and Two Queens Gallery, Leicester, 2013.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycle (VIP), Phoenix and Two Queens Gallery, Leicester, 2013.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycle (VIP), Phoenix and Two Queens Gallery, Leicester, 2013.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycle (VIP), Phoenix and Two Queens Gallery, Leicester, 2013.
Benedict Drew, The Onesie Cycle (VIP), Phoenix and Two Queens Gallery, Leicester, 2013.
Benedict Drew, Now That’s What I Call Feedback, Bold Tendencies, London, 2013.
Benedict Drew, GLISS, Cell Project Space, London, 2012. Installation view by Milika Muritu.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, CIRCA Projects, Newcastle, 2012. Installation view by Colin Davison.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, CIRCA Projects, Newcastle, 2012. Installation view by Colin Davison.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, CIRCA Projects, Newcastle, 2012. Installation view by Colin Davison.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, REVOLVER I Part 3, Matt’s Gallery, London.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, REVOLVER I Part 3, Matt’s Gallery, London.
Benedict Drew, The Persuaders, REVOLVER I Part 3, Matt’s Gallery, London.
Benedict Drew, THE ANTI ECSTATIC MACHINES, 2018. Installation view at Matt’s Gallery, London by Jonathan Bassett

Benedict Drew, THE ANTI ECSTATIC MACHINES, 2018. Installation view at Matt’s Gallery, London by Jonathan Bassett

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