Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez, 2012 (and Invited Alumni Faculty, 2013)
Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez (b. 1987, Bogotá) (they/them/elle) uses their art to transform individual witness into collective action. As a person who was separated from their first family for 28 years through a private, transnational adoption process, they co-create spaces that encourage people to express truth to power by working together in shared knowing and practice. They are the co-founder of We Are Holding This: an abolitionist press focused on systems of family regulation, surveillance, and policing. Lundberg Torres Sánchez was the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts 2017 and 2018 Merit Fellow in New Genres and Film & Video respectively.