BENKA opposes humankind´s dangerous game of underestimating the consequences of AIs. His artistic approach aims to expose the question of the robotization of our world. These numbers and letters in his paintings are captchas.
A captcha is a program that protects websites from bots by generating tests that humans can perform unlike malicious computer programs (robots).
 

Biography

1983 born in Abu Dhabi
2015 BENKA started studying art as a self-taught artist and has since devoted himself to his painting
Lives and works in Munich, Germany

Exhibitions

SOLO

2020 CAPTCHA, Galerie Kaysser, Ruhpolding, Germany
2018 Take a look into your reflection, Galerie Kaysser, Ruhpolding, Germany
2018 You´d better shoot the robot first, Galerie Z 22, Berlin, Germany

GROUP

2020 WAY OUT, Grange Gallery, Cernay-les-Reims, France
2020 Kunst Salon, Galerie Kaysser, Ruhpolding, Germany
2019 Kunst Salon, Galerie Kaysser, Ruhpolding, Germany
2019 Aus der Strömung 4, KUNST BLOCK BALVE, Munich, Germany
2018 Armer Sammler, Berlin, Germany
2017 Autodidakt, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany

FAIRS

2020 ART KARSLRUHE, Galerie Z22, Karslruhe, Germany
2019 Discovery Art Fair, Galerie Z22, Cologne, Germany
2018 Discovery Art Fair, Galerie Z 22, Frankfurt, Germany
2018 Art Salzburg Contemporary, Galerie Z 22, Salzburg, Austria
2018 MUNICH ART HOUSE, self-representation, Munich, Germany
2017 Kunstmesse Leipzig, self-representation, Leipzig, Germany
2017 Contemporary Art Ruhr, Galerie Z 22, Essen, Germany
2017 ARTMUC, self-representation, Munich, Germany
2017 Discovery Art Fair, Galerie Z 22, Berlin, Germany
2017 Discovery Art Fair, self-representation, Cologne, Germany