Category Archives: Installation

Wassaic Project Interview

Ben Cuevas interview, 2010 Wassaic Artist Resident from The Wassaic Project on Vimeo. Here I’m discussing my latest work in my studio at the Wassaic Project. The piece I’m working on, Transcending the Material, will be on exhibition at the

Wassaic Project Interview

Ben Cuevas interview, 2010 Wassaic Artist Resident from The Wassaic Project on Vimeo. Here I’m discussing my latest work in my studio at the Wassaic Project. The piece I’m working on, Transcending the Material, will be on exhibition at the

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

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Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

Prozac Medicine Cabinet

Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

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Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

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Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

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Jock Strap (a work in progress)

The Jock Strap piece is another work in progress. For this project I sat nude in a men’s locker room and knit myself a jock strap, commenting on the notion of woman’s work vs man’s work and appropriate activities within

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Jock Strap (a work in progress)

The Jock Strap piece is another work in progress. For this project I sat nude in a men’s locker room and knit myself a jock strap, commenting on the notion of woman’s work vs man’s work and appropriate activities within

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Works in Progress Part V: Thyroid Etc.

Here’s another chakra/anatomy piece that will be incorporated into the hospital room installation, as part of my upcoming exhibition at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA (which will be up May 2-13, 2010). This piece portrays the anatomy of the throat

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Works in Progress Part V: Thyroid Etc.

Here’s another chakra/anatomy piece that will be incorporated into the hospital room installation, as part of my upcoming exhibition at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA (which will be up May 2-13, 2010). This piece portrays the anatomy of the throat

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Works in Progress Part IV: The Heart

This heart is significantly larger than the three I made for The Waiting Room installation. If it were an actual human heart, it would be extremely hypertensive (an art critic/former autopsy pathologist who’s advising me told me that).

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Works in Progress Part IV: The Heart

This heart is significantly larger than the three I made for The Waiting Room installation. If it were an actual human heart, it would be extremely hypertensive (an art critic/former autopsy pathologist who’s advising me told me that).

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Works in Progress Part II: The Third Eye

Here’s another piece that’s going int the knitted chakra anatomy series. This is a representation of the Third Eye or Ajna (to perceive and command in Sanskrit). This energy center in the body is related to vision and the eyes.

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Works in Progress Part II: The Third Eye

Here’s another piece that’s going int the knitted chakra anatomy series. This is a representation of the Third Eye or Ajna (to perceive and command in Sanskrit). This energy center in the body is related to vision and the eyes.

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Invasive Species

Spending the summer in the Pacific Northwest, I couldn’t help but be inspired by the region’s rich and diverse plant life. From the neighborhood gardens of Seattle’s Capitol Hill to the old growth forests of Baker Mountain, the Pacific Northwest

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Invasive Species

Spending the summer in the Pacific Northwest, I couldn’t help but be inspired by the region’s rich and diverse plant life. From the neighborhood gardens of Seattle’s Capitol Hill to the old growth forests of Baker Mountain, the Pacific Northwest

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Media Coverage

   Media Coverage is a guerrilla performance and installation project that critiques and satirizes fame and media culture. It’s a bypassing of the middlemen who transform an identity into a celebrity, a queering of the media landscape, and a satire

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Media Coverage

   Media Coverage is a guerrilla performance and installation project that critiques and satirizes fame and media culture. It’s a bypassing of the middlemen who transform an identity into a celebrity, a queering of the media landscape, and a satire