Mr Benjamin Pothier
Profiles

Mr Benjamin Pothier

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Benjamin Pothier is a French Director and Artist-researcher. PhD research in Arts/Anthropology/Architecture at the Planetary Collegium, CAIIA hub of Plymouth University (UK) Currently a Crew member of Science In The Wild expedition to Ngozumpa Glacier in Nepal in May 2016 > Achievements: - Technical advisor and base Camp Crew member for BENDING HORIZONS EVEREST 2015 Art/Science Expedition (2015) - Grant recipient of the French Norwegian center in Humanities and Social Sciences (2014) for his research in Anthropology, Art History and Architecture - Second Prize Winner , CREATIVE SPARKS / D.I.Y DAYS PARIS 2014 - First French Artist selected for the ARS BIO ARCTICA 2014 residency at Kilpisjärvi’s Biological Station in Lapland, organized by the Finnish Bio Art Society, - First French Artist invited by THE FARM,INC. a New York based cultural organisation, to participate to the ARCTIC CIRCLE RESIDENCY 2013, in the international territory of Svalbard.

Grants & contracts

- Grant recipient of the French Norwegian center in Humanities and Social Sciences (2014) for his research in Anthropology, Art History and Architecture

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Pothier B 2015 '‘A walking Man from the far North’ – art, craft and the emergence of consciousness: A speculative tale' Technoetic Arts 13, (3) 351-358 , DOI
Pothier B 2014 'No nature on Spaceship Earth' Technoetic Arts 12, (2) 429-437 , DOI
Pothier B 2014 'Towards a moister media, from Aquaponics to multi-scalar navigation' Technoetic Arts 12, (1) 121-129 , DOI

Links

PORTFOLIO: http://benipi.com EXPEDITIONS: http://Ace4.International