Benji Hart

Benji Hart

dance, writing, and political education




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About Benji Hart

Benji Hart is a Chicago-based author, educator, and artist whose work centers Black radicalism, queer liberation, and prison abolition. Their words have appeared in numerous anthologies, and been published at Time, Teen Vogue, The Advocate, and elsewhere. They have led popular education and arts-based workshops for organizations internationally, including the American Repertory Theater, Young Chicago Authors, and Project NIA. They have read at the Guild Literary Complex, the Hairpin Arts Center, and Women & Children First. Their performances have been featured at La Goyco, Santurce, Puerto Rico (2022); the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA (2021); and Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark (2021). They have held fellowships with Yaddo, Trillium Arts, MacDowell, and are a 2023 Lab Artist with Chicago Dancemakers Forum.

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