About Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay is a Montreal-born artist, diarist and researcher. His artistic work acts as a mediator for emotional encounters using materials like musical, botanical, art historical, and queer cultural material, encouraging deep listening and empathic viewing. In his work you will find audio guides, bells, bouquets, ceramic vases, enchanted forests, folding screens, gay elders, glitters, gold leaf, love letters, imaginary paintings, madrigals, megaphones, mirrors, naked men, sex-changing flowers, sign language, subtitles, and the voices of birds, boy sopranos, contraltos, countertenors, and sirens. Nemerofsky’s work has been exhibited internationally, and is part of the permanent collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, the Polin Museum for the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Thielska Galleriet Stockholm, and the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. In 2021, Nemerofsky will be a researcher in residence at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain.