Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez: Bendiciones


Bendiciones is a parody of digital blessings sent by loved ones across Latin America through WhatsApp. Transmitted daily over the course of the Encuentro week, the eight blessings intervene traditionally Catholic messaging with humor that invites a more radical politic, beckoning recipients to reflect on oppressive forces they want to confront and transform.

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Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez is a New York City- and Providence-based artist and educator. His work focuses on the ways both performance and object can call out to temporary publics to transform individual witness into collective action. Lundberg Torres Sánchez is the founder and co-curator of the exhibition series Se Aculilló?.