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Ben Heim is an Australian audiovisual artist and composer currently based in New York City. His work spans contemporary classical music, film scoring, video art, crypto art + NFTs, live immersive experiences, audiovisual installations + performances, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Heim’s visual works have been featured in galleries and public spaces across the world including at OXO Tower Wharf Gallery (London), Times Square, IRCAM’s 2017 Vertigo Conference (Paris), Olsen Gruin Gallery (NYC), Lightbox (NYC), 393 (NYC), Camp David (NYC), Galleri Image (Denmark), and HARPA Concert Hall (Reykjavik). His audiovisual and performance works have been a part of many festivals including Splice Festival (UK), Tallinn Music Week (Estonia), Vivid Sydney (Australia), Digital Art Month (NYC), Creative Code Festival (NYC), and the Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival (Iceland).

A specialist in intimate connections between visuals and music, Ben has collaborated with many musical artists to create synesthetic audiovisual experiences, collaborators include London Contemporary Orchestra, Tale of Us, James Francies and visionary Berlin techno label Afterlife. Heim is also known for his artistic work with emerging technologies, from sonifying an artist drawing in real time using convolutional neural networks, collaborating with the Architectural Association (UK) to explore the relationship between sound and architecture in virtual reality, and visualising live performances by London Contemporary Orchestra at the Barbican in real time using artificial intelligence.

Selected Works

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SUNSET DREAMS  , Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

SUNSET DREAMS  

Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

2021

Unique Hi-Resolution AudioVisual Video Artefact - £1,900

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Unique Hi-Resolution Still Image Artefact - £1,250 

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CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF, Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF

Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

2021

Unique Hi-Resolution AudioVisual Video Artefact - £2,500

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Unique Hi-Resolution Still Image Artefact - £1,750 

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CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF, Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF

Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

2021

Unique Hi-Resolution AudioVisual Video Artefact - £2,500

Purchase via OpenSea (Video)

Unique Hi-Resolution Still Image Artefact - £1,750 

Purchase via OpenSea (Still)

 

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LUMINISM , Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

LUMINISM 

Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

2022

Unique Hi-Resolution AudioVisual Video Artefact - £1,900

Purchase via OpenSea (Video)

Unique Hi-Resolution Still Image Artefact - £1,250 

Purchase via OpenSea (Still)

 

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SUNSET DREAMS  , Audio – visual – NFT Artwork
CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF, Audio – visual – NFT Artwork
CONSCIOUSNESS STUFF, Audio – visual – NFT Artwork
LUMINISM , Audio – visual – NFT Artwork

Artist's CV

EDUCATION

2020 Master of Music, Scoring for Film and Multimedia, New York University, New York, NY

2018 Master of Music Composition, The Royal College of Music, London, UK

2015 Bachelor of Music, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 

Metaversal Language, Time Out Market Miami (Art Basel), Miami Beach, FL Digital Art Month Paris, Various Public Screens, Paris, France
VNYE, Virtual Times Square, New York, NY

2020

Creative Code Festival, Lightbox, New York, NY
Digital Art Month NYC Kickoff, 393 NYC, New York, NY
Digital Art Month Public Art Program, Gallerie Mellisa, New York, NY Zaz01ts Public Art Program, Times Square, New York, NY
Decode: The New Media Salon, Camp David, New York, NY

2019

Screen Shots: Desire and Automated Image, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
LA Design Festival, Dopium LA, Los Angeles, CA
American Australian Association Arts Showcase, Olsen Gruin Gallery, New York, NY

2018

Celeste Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND INSTALLATIONS

2021

Performance Paintings, 0xFest NFT NYC, New York, NY

2019

Other Worlds AI Music Visualisation, The Barbican Centre, London, UK

Rebounds (Interactive Site-Specific Installation), HARPA Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland
ARTECHOUSE “Mondrian” Installation, Le Meridien Hotel, New York, NY

2018

Splice Festival (Audiovisual Performance), Rich Mix, London, UK

SELECTED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2021

Real-time Generative Art Presentation, Time Out Market Miami (Art Basel), Miami Beach, FL
Metaversal Language Artist Panel, Time Out Market Miami, Miami Beach, FL Doing Good with NFTs, Doingud Art Basel Event, Miami, FL

2019

Interactive Design and Generative Art Strategies, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

2018

Audio Visualisation + Architecture Sonification in VR, AAVSLA, Los Angeles, CA

2017

AI models of Drawing Sonification, Vertigo Conference, IRCAM, Paris, France

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020

Villa, Georgina. “Art is not meant to be explained, but felt: Ben Heim,” We the Cool Magazine, December 1

2018

Rousset, Isabelle. “Benjamin Heim on Forging Intimate Connections Between Sound and Visuals,” Derivative.ca, April 4
Ings, Simon “At London's Barbican Hall, sound and vision ushered in the End Times,” New Scientist, November 1

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