Will Benedict: Fiction Is a Terrible Enemy

Fondazione Giuliani

Via Gustavo Bianchi 1, Roma


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11 February – 8 April 2017This exhibition is now closed
Tuesday to Saturday 3pm–7:30pm
Opening Friday 10 February, 6pm–9pm
Free admission
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Will Benedict will be premiering a new music video he made for the band Wolf Eyes called “I AM A PROBLEM (Enemy Ladder)”, along with a selection of movies and music videos he made in the past few years.

Will Benedict (born Los Angeles, 1978) is an artist living in Paris, France. His work has recently been included in the 9th Berlin Biennale (2016), the 10th Nicaragua Biennial (2016) and the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana (2015). Recent solo exhibitions include I AM A PROBLEM at Rob Tufnell in London (2016), Bad Weather at Overduin & Co. in Los Angeles (2015), A Bone in the Cheese at Bortolami in New York (2015), Corruption Feeds at Bergen Kunsthall in Norway (2014), Comparison Leads to Violence at Balice Hertling in Paris (2014), and The Narcissism of Minor Differences at Halle für Kunst in Lüneburg (2013). He has also curated the exhibitions Nuclear War: What’s in it for you? at Vilma Gold in London (2014), Vertical Club at Bortolami in New York (2013) and Commercial Psycho at Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York (2012).

Image Credits 1–Will Benedict, Toilets not Temples, 2014, Ph. Giorgio Benni, Courtesy Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris & Giò Marconi, Milan; 2–Will Benedict, The Bed That Eats, 2015, Ph. Giorgio Benni, Courtesy Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris & Giò Marconi, Milan ; 3–I AM A PROBLEM (Enemy Ladder), 2017, Ph. Giorgio Benni, Courtesy Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris & Giò Marconi, Milan; 4–Installation view at Fondazione Giuliani, Ph. Giorgio Benni; 5–Installation view at Fondazione Giuliani, Ph. Giorgio Benni; 6–Will Benedict Stop and Frisk, 2013, Ph. Giorgio Benni, Courtesy Giò Marconi, Milan; 7–Will Benedict & Tom Humphreys, Untitled, 2014, Courtesy Giò Marconi, Milan; 8–Wolfgang Breuer, No title, 2011
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