Benji Boyadgian (1983, Jerusalem) studied architecture at ENSAPLV School of Architecture (L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette), specializing in urban sociology in post-conflict areas.
Boyadgian works on research-based projects that explore themes revolving around heritage, territory, architecture and landscape. He employs painting and drawing as his primary tools for conveying his subject matter.
His exhibitions include 2017:: Sharjah Biennial 13 Offsite: Shifting Ground, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah; Armenia Standart: Mount Anlalogue, Gyumri; Around About: Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah; AQUA, Contemporary Artists and Water Issues, Chateau de Penthes, Geneva; The Discord, Al Ma’mal and Anadeil Gallery, Jerusalem; 2016: Traces, Art Rooms, Kyrenia, Cyprus ; The Jerusalem Show VIII: ‘Before and After Origins’, Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem; De lova de oss en skola, de lovade en Simhall, Skånes konstförening, Lund ; Lines of passage (in media res), the Municipal Art Gallery, Lesvos; 2015: Line, Art Rooms, Kyrenia; Stepping over the Borders, European Mediterranean Art Association (EMMA), Nicosia; Shared Religious Places, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM), Marseille; 2014: The Jerusalem Show VIII: ‘Fractures’, Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem; and Spinning On An Axis, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria.
Boyadgian attended the Young Artists Residency Program of Confrontation Through Art Project, organized by EMAA and Rooftop Theatre Group, Nicosia. He was been awarded the Ismail Shammout Prize 2015 in Palestine.
Boyadgian lives and works in Jerusalem.