Ben is a writer, editor, critic, playwright, essayist, and dramaturge living and working on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Flinders University and an Advanced Diploma of Professional Writing from the Adelaide College of the Arts. His work has been featured by Overland, Australian Book Review, RealTime, The Saturday Paper, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, and others. His latest performance projects include commissions by ActNow Theatre, Next Wave Festival, and OzAsia Festival. His experimental performance work Below the Line, an exploration of online comment culture, was to have been presented in May 2020 at Melbourne’s SUBSTATION as part of Next Wave Festival. Most recently he was a core writer on DECAMERON 2.0, a collaborative online theatre project by State Theatre Company SA and ActNow Theatre.



Image: Jessica Clark


Our mission is to provide artists and non-artists with opportunities to create contemporary works that explore local ideas and new way of coming together in the public domain.

OSCA acknowledges we work on Kaurna Land – always was, always will be.

OSCA is funded by Arts South Australia. We also receive project support from the Australia Council, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, Country Arts SA and the City of Onkaparinga.