Program Books/Ben Kauffman

Ben Kauffman

Composer, sound designer, MC co-artistic director

Ben Kauffman (composer, sound designer, MC co-artistic director) is a composer, director, and inter­active media artist, and a co-artistic director of Manual Cinema. His film and inter­active work has been shown at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Mu­seum in Chicago, and at CUNY’s Baruch Col­lege in New York City. Kauffman has lectured and given workshops at the Metropolitan Mu­seum of Art, New York University, and the Parsons School of Design/The New School. His past composer/sound designer credits with Manual Cinema include Ada/Ava, The End of TV, and the New York Times documentary The Forger. Kauffman holds a master’s degree from New York University’s Interactive Telecom­muni­­ca­tions Program (ITP).