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Benjamin K. Hodges

Benjamin Kidder Hodges is an artist and academic from Virginia in the U.S. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a PhD in Anthropology and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Macau; where he has developed the university’s creative courses and Creative Media Lab.

His artwork cuts across mediums, from video and installation to painting and photography. The paintings and photography are often devoid of people and allude to traces of events, signs of life seen at a distance. His installation work uses site specific materials to highlight mundane spaces and details of everyday life. These works invite audiences into the process of truth making by playing with notions of authenticity and realism.

Benjamin was the instructor of our workshop “Almost There: An introduction to 3D modeling and compositing” in the blueprint project.


“Four Seasons” 20th Anniversary Members Collective Exhibition

28th August — 29th September, 2023

It’s a great pleasure to celebrate two decades of intense artistic and cultural activity with the creative community, which began on the 28th of August 2003 with the mission of welcoming established professionals and new talents seeking recognition. We thank all associated members for their collaboration with thoughtful support since they willingly accept our invitations […]

Mountain Surrounded by Sea – sound and art installation by Crystal W.M. Chan and Benjamin K. Hodges

19th May — 6th June, 2020

Land and sea are locked in a perpetual battle. Again and again, waves try and fail to make it on land. Erosion takes some back to the sea, beating up rocks, shells and everything else caught up in it, with sand the first casualty of this ongoing war. It is worn down, buried and slowly […]

Open Future – Collective Exhibition

28th August — 22nd September, 2018

“Contemporary life is one that undergoes constant transformation, in the context of spaces, time or memory; we live with a heave, being hemmed in by each other and heaped praise on one another.” Creative Macau will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on 28 August 2018 with “OPEN FUTURE” – Collective Exhibition. Our creative members are […]


14th — 31st May, 2011

Topologies is a collection of 3d animation and photography. The unifying theme of the exhibit is the consideration of the surface as a meeting point between the real and the virtual. The artist plays with techniques learned from the world of 3d animation, at times intentionally misapplying them so as to invite viewers into a […]

blueprint WORKSHOP: Almost There

24th — 31st July, 2010

Almost There: An introduction to 3d modeling and compositing by Benjamin Hodges   This workshop serves as an introduction to 3d modeling for artists and amateur enthusiasts. No prior 3d experience is necessary. What is required is an interest in the potential of compositing virtual objects into photographic and video content. The techniques and technologies […]