Benny Nemer

Benny Nemer was born in Montréal (CA). He Lives and Works in Paris.

InquiryBenny Nemer

Benny Nemer (Montréal, 1973) is a multidisciplinary artist, diarist and researcher based in Paris. His artistic work mediates emotional encounters with musical, art historical, botanical, and queer cultural material, encouraging deep listening and empathic viewing. His work is populated by audio guides, bells, bouquets, ceramic vases, enchanted forests, gay elders, gold leaf, love letters, imaginary paintings, madrigals, megaphones, mirrors, naked men, queer trees, sex-changing flowers, sign language, subtitles, and the voices of birds, boy sopranos, countertenors, and sirens. Nemer's work has been exhibited internationally, and is part of the permanent collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, the Polin Museum for the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Thielska Galleriet Stockholm and the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

In 2020 and 2021, he participates to artist's residencies programs at the Fiminco foundation and at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid.

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