Art

Blood Work: Mandalas (Portraits) by Benjamin Garner

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I went to the Emily Carr Grad Show on the weekend and saw the powerful work of Benjamin Garner. This piece above is a portrait of a 37 year-old First Nations HIV positive gay male drag queen. The subject’s blood has been silkscreened on canvas. More below.

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Portrait of a 25 year-old half Chinese straight female heroin addict with Hepatitis C. Silkscreened blood on canvas.

 

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Artist self-portrait. Silkscreened blood on canvas.

 

Benjamin Garner’s Website