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Joost Benthem is an independent visual artist based 
in Amsterdam realizing concepts, actions and images. His multidisciplinary works express
a special interest in ordinary products and mundane materials, ashtrays
and ice creams.

Since 2012 his works are available as Free Art. All works and information 
about the project you can find on: www.free-art.nl

Questions, comments, publications, presentations 
or special requests >  please contact 

About

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Education

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Exhibitions

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2013	#'';;XXoX====--____
2012	+.[.xx_Ox#.++]+,,[.X..]x	
2012	..-++_..?>>#╔._+**╔````╔..>╔v
2011	+.++..xxoo[xxx]x.=.;//...
2011  	.+.+^^xxX..xx#..[ooxxxxxxx_>><,>_]O..xxI
2011	---__+=Io[__+I,,XX_O++]+╔....[xxoX....]._XX<____====--=
2011	....=--++...+++//>>......./..=++;//.╔..XXXXX╔╔.	
2010	-╔.////...I___[--->><<**o.0-o]=I=----+XXXX+++++
2010	====++oo.....xxoo.._..._..++X----===		
2009	╔._+____+___+#xx#O_O+++^^^~~~++++++
2008	--++-o+_I__+v==XXXX..,I,,..=++.,+_-----
2008	___+___+OXXXXX_O+++╔╔.>>╔--+++++.+╔╔╔
2008	>>>>o>>o=+++3#==+====XXX=-----╔_.=-)),,╔
2008	=^^^╔.>^^.....xxooo^,,XII╔,,v╔.._+???>I>>,,<<
2007	>>>'o##o'''#'';;XXoX====--____..>><<>╔...///.╔..
2007	,,./;"":=_XX__+{XX}==xxxx----------+++__>><,>__<<<___╔.
2007	.^^^^o╔.>^v==^^,,╔,XxoxxXX,
2006	==╔.+-xcXIXX----+++__>><:::__=__),>__<<<_+..^
2006	+_=-o_-=v=o-II+++_oooxXXxxoxxX_>____+==..,,,..=
2006	___+__I_=--++.##..=++;//...IIIoo..O+
2006	╔._+#I___>____+==.O_>>:vxxoxXXXXXX
2005 	_+=_=->╔..><___+^^xxXX^O_Ooo++ooo+╔╔.>>╔--+++{}==-----
2005  	.+---x=xvvxxxxxxx--+++__>><,>_II_ooo<
2005  	+++.+╔╔╔__,./v;#I-+++_IoooxXXxxoxxX_>____+==..,xx":=xoo___oooo
2004  	xx----===-----____+___+O_>>:xxxX-+oo++__>><,>__ 
2004  	////..._I__==----+XXIIX
2004	o_-===Io-+++_oooxXXxx____+==XXXX..,,oxxX_>____+==..,,,..
2003  	_=-o_-o-++-+##+++_oooxIIIXX
2003  	==++oo╔Iooo╔._>>>>=_=+++//>>......./...._.
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Projects 

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2012	+X----===.+++//>>...
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2012	..-++_..?>>#╔._+**╔````╔..>╔v
2011	-╔.//==xx//...I___=I=---++
2010	oo╔I╔._=.xxoo.vxxxx._..._..++X----===		
2010	╔>____O++xx------+^^^~~~++++++
2009	--++-o+_I=-___vxxxxI__+v=_+v==XXXX..,++.,+_-----
2008	__,./;"xxxoooo+++-xxxxxx":=xoo___o 
2008	K-----+++__>><,>--I-_++___+___+O_>>:xx
2008	___+___+OXXIXXX_OO+++++O+++╔╔.>>╔
2007	v;#v#"xvxxxvx._+_____I____==---I-+XXXxvxx":=xoo_ 
2007	-===o-+++_VoIIIIooxXX+O_>>:vxx____+==XXXX. (solo)
2006	-+++_oooVVxXXxxoxxX_II>____+==I..,
2002	o-+XxxVV____+==XXXX++_oooxXXxx___


Commissions

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200m	╔.o+>..
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200k	XXXo===++...._XCCCXx╔╔.
200j	XXX+++===ooo╔╔++_XCCCXx╔╔.
200i	+3#==+====XXX=--
200h	xxx":=X++_oooxoo
200f	+=_=->╔..><___+^^xxXX^O_Ooo++ooo
200e	.xxxxxvx_==---I-+XXXooII  
200d	___+#xx#O_OXXX_OO+++^^^~~ 
200c	-x=xvvxxxxxxx--+++__>><,>_II 
200b	_oooVVxXXxxoxxX_II>____+
200a	++.+╔╔╔__,./v;#I-+++_IoooxXXxxoxx


Grants/Stipends/Support

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Publications

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