Bio

Benjamin Burns is a poet and audio-visual artist from Sligo who is based in Cork City. In 2014 he released an album entitled Beacons in the Storm, under the moniker Pandy Corporation, which fused ambient soundscapes with field-recordings of the natural world. He was joint-winner of the All-Ireland Poetry Slam 2016, going on to represent Ireland in the 2017 European Poetry Slam in Brussels. More recently, Benjamin has worked as a collaborator on The Crossover, a multi-disciplinary performance art event which headlined the Hazelwood stage at Electric Picnic 2019, and as Sound Designer/Composer for the play Wishful Thinking by Shaunna Lee Lynch, which premiered at Dublin Fringe Festival 2019. His short film Poppy Star was screened at IndieCork Film Festival 2020. Benjamin has a BA in Music Technology and Anthropology, and a H. Dip in Early Years Montessori Education.

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