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Sam Benezra

Writer and Editor

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Artforum, The University Network, The Park Slope Reader, Speakeasy Magazine

Portfolio
Artforum
Milena Rossignoli at Ana Mas Projects | Barcelona

"Tendø," the title of Milena Rossignoli's latest exhibition, brings together the Latin verb tendere, meaning "to stretch" or "to extend," and the mathematical symbol for an empty set, here referencing the concept of "the void." The nonce word is an apt descriptor for the forces at play-the sculptural mainstays of tension, space, light, gravity, time-and the delicate balance Rossignoli achieves between them.

Psreader
01/22/2019
Barbès: The Challenge of Making Art in a Changing Neighborhood

Fairly small and sparsely decorated, Barbès is unassuming, but the bar and performance space has grown into a Park Slope institution since its opening in May, 2002. Barbès is well-known and well-loved locally for staging a unique combination of jazz, avant-garde, world, and classical music.

Sloan Science & Film
07/13/2018
Nautical Film

Sloan Science and Film is a website devoted to exploring the intersection of science and film, and enhancing the public understanding of science and technology.

Sloan Science & Film
09/26/2018
PIXELVISION

Sloan Science and Film is a website devoted to exploring the intersection of science and film, and enhancing the public understanding of science and technology.

Speakeasy Magazine
01/31/2017
Athens Underground: A look at the Athens punk scene in the 1980s

Flashback to 1985, a Saturday night maybe, in a dingy bar on Union Street in Athens. In the dim lights, a band takes the stage, their heads almost grazing the low ceiling. The band starts to play, reverberating distorted noise through a packed crowd of students at the nearby Ohio University.

The University Network
10/10/2018
Fighting Fake News By Targeting the Source, Not The Story | The University Network

The onslaught of media in the social media era has made it ever-more challenging to know what news to trust. The phrase "fake news" has become a part of common parlance as fabricated stories stating false or misleading claims spread misinformation to thousands, even millions, of readers each day.

The University Network
09/13/2018
Californians Can Expect Flooded Winters And Fiery Summers | The University Network

A recent study led by Robert Allen, an earth scientist at the University of California, Riverside, sheds new light on how climate change may impact weather patterns in California, and the results may not be what you would expect. Despite fears that climate change could result in persistent, year-round droughts across the state, Allen's research suggests that this is unlikely.

The University Network
12/13/2018
Could Universal Basic Income Work? Ask Stanford | The University Network

Income inequality is growing, not just in the United States but in other parts of the world. There is also the fast-approaching threat of job loss caused by innovation in automation and artificial intelligence. To address these challenges, policymakers will have to come up with a viable solution.