Benji Hart

is creating dance, poetry, and political education




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About Benji Hart

Benji Hart is a Chicago-based author, artist, and educator whose work center Black radicalism, trans liberation, and prison abolition. Their essays and poems have appeared in numerous anthologies, and their commentary has been published at Teen Vogue, Time Magazine, The Advocate, and others. They have led workshops for organizations and at academic institutions internationally, and facilitated convenings for groups like Law For Black Lives, National Bail Out, Project NIA, and Dissenters. Their performances have been featured at CA2M (Madrid), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Den Frie (Copenhagen), Museo del Chopo (Mexico City), and elsewhere. They have been a fellow with the Rauschenberg Foundation, MacDowell, and are a 3Arts awardee in the Teaching Arts.

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(Profile photo: Kaleb Autman, 2021/Cover photo: Sarah Jane Rhee, 2021)
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