Isa Benn

Studio Building
Studio Interior
Studio Location
Artwork
Mixed-Media, Self-Portrait
Mixed-Media, Self-Portrait
Mixed-Media, Self-Portrait
Mixed-Media, Self-Portrait
Mixed-Media, Self-Portrait
Isa
Benn
Artist's Statement

I am mostly an alien.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Bluecat Screenplay Competition Finalist
Norman Jewison Award
Kodak Film Award
Reel World Top 20 Filmmakers to watch
MoMA PS1 Finalist
Deluxe Best of the Showcase
Art Gallery of Ontario Young Artists on Display
Fringe Festival: Best Stage Play
Telefilm Not Short in Talent
Cannes
William F. White

Bio/Resume

Award winning Screenwriter, Playwright, Filmmaker and Multimedia/Disciplinary Visual Artist, Isa Benn, is currently based out of Toronto, Canada and, New York. She is a first generation, Toronto native of African-Canadian and Caribbean-Canadian descent. With several highly visual-sensory ‘handicaps’, including synesthesia and or ideasthesia, she has parlayed these long-time impediments into an extraordinary understanding of visceral-visual language and expression. Her stylistically introspective work deals predominantly with experiential culturalism, colour, class, sexuality, gender, and magical realism.