Benton-C creates media art, live performances and site-specific installations using custom digital, analog and optical systems.
is an artist based in The Bronx working with video as a painterly and performable medium. Benton-C’s media art is made with custom systems of his own design. Bainbridge has presented video as immersive environments and live compositions across 5 continents, collaborating with scores of artists around the world.
Career highlights include the best-attended ever Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris performance with live media ensemble The Poool, video design for 2 Beastie Boys world tours and numerous special appearances and analog video synth FX for TV On The Radio.
Bainbridge has shown and performed video on five continents in venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, American Museum of the Moving Image, The Kitchen (NYC), EMPAC (Troy, NY), the American Museum of Natural History, SFMoMA (San Francisco), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), Dallas Video Festival, Boston Cyberarts Festival, Mercat des les Flors (Barcelona), LUX2006 (Sevilla), Auditorium Parco della Musica (Roma), Test-Portal (Amsterdam), Wien Moderne (Vienna), Inventionen (Berlin), Teatro Colón CETC (Buenos Aires), CELCIT (Managua), Korean Festival (Seoul), Good Vibrations (Australia), MTV Networks and Hotwired (global).
Currently, Benton-C Bainbridge is showing projections with Komungo virtuoso Jin Hi Kim's "Digital Buddha" concert at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Glowing Pictures (Benton-C Bainbridge and V Owen Bush) has launched the seventh season of One Step Beyond at American Museum of Natural History, at which they are the resident visual designers and visualists. In March, Glowing Pictures premieres "The Neck is a Bridge to the Body", a collaboration with Kaki King, at BRIC in Brooklyn.