Shannon Benine

Bay Area, California

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Shannon Benine (b. 1978) is an American artist whose work simultaneously investigates the state of social documentary photography while it explores manifestations of disease, wars and the energy crisis in American life. Drawing from years of intensive research, Benine combines photography, video and sound to create multimedia installations that engage the viewer in a discussion and debate about America’s politically charged history.

Benine works as an Assistant Professor and Director of Photography & Multi Media at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. For further information please e-mail:

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  1. Doug Aitken Workshop
  2. Karen Atkinson
  3. Peter Forgacs
  4. Greg Stimac
  5. Center for Documentary Studies
  6. juicy planet
  7. Light Work
  8. The Renaissance Society
  9. John Mosher
  10. The Hydrous
  11. Gareth Walsh
  12. YumUniverse
  13. Cecily Brennan
  14. Roger Beebe
  15. CUE Art Foundation
  16. doug ischar
  17. American Academy in Rome
  18. Tierney Gearon

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