My work distills ephemeral phenomena, such as light and color, giving them a stronger physical presence.
The resulting objects and spaces bring people closer to the subtle change that is constantly happening around them, making them more aware of their own experience of perception.
Benas Burdulis (1990) was born in Vilnius, Lithuania but grew up in the USA. He received a bachelor's degree in design from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2013, and a master's degree in architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2016. He has worked for MOS Architects in New York City, at Werkplaats Vincent de Rijk in Rotterdam, Studio Tomás Saraceno in Berlin, and has taught architecture as an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University and as a teaching fellow at Dartmouth College. He has been a resident at SPACE10, IKEA’s Future Living Lab in Copenhagen, and at Autodesk's Pier 9 workshop in San Francisco.
He is represented by Volume Gallery in Chicago, and has exhibited work at galleries and museums in Europe and North America.
Benas is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark and is a partner at Archival Studies, an architectural design+build praxis founded with Emil Roman Froege, Yuan-Chieh Yang, and Qiang Qiang in 2018.