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Juan Benavides works in and around architecture. He is currently based in the Netherlands making films and working as a researcher at The Berlage.


Currently based in the Netherlands.

www.filmatica.mx
www.vimeo.com/juanbenavidesl


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Juan Benavides moves in and around architecture. He is currently based in the Netherlands making films and working as a researcher at The Berlage

He obtained a Degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Monterrey in 2014, with an experience at the Universidad Mayor in Chile. Since graduating he founded FILMATICA, an architecture filmmaking studio in which he works closely with architects in the production of videos. Between 2015 and 2018 he worked as a project leader in Mexico City-based architectural office Productora. In 2016 he obtained the Young Creators Grant from the National Fund for Culture and The Arts (FONCA), with a research project done in collaboration with nine architects from different nationalities. He was awarded the Beca Arq. Marcelo Zambrano from CEMEX to study the post-master program at the Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, from which he graduated cum laude in 2021. 

Currently based in the Netherlands.

www.filmatica.mx
www.vimeo.com/juanbenavidesl

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This <body> of work is a chronological collection of drawings, films, sound recordings, conversations, photographs, ...

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Tree outside Gokokuji Temple

Japanese gardeners in uniform perform a last sequence of movements as they finish trimming a tree.

https://vimeo.com/394383586
2002191231

Tree on Route de la Porte Dauphine à la Porte des Sablons

A lone tree standing on the corner of an intersection.

https://vimeo.com/392510597
2002171628

From Boulevard Maurice Barres

In Paris, an accurate and vivid representation of Magritte’s “Les enfants trouvés.”

https://vimeo.com/392508813
2002082133
Landmark Nieuw Bergen by Monadnock
The landmark as seen from its four sides at two different distances.
A video of a Norwegian cabin in the midst of winter in Kvitfjell.