Hi, I am Ben Sisto, an artist, curator and world's leading expert on Who Let the Dogs Out.  I also work at Ace Hotel New York. Want a room? Here's 10% off. Here's a list of stuff I am doing or have done, thank you for taking a look.

Upcoming / On (Personal)

Web Safe 2k16 (on view)
64 Bits, Q.E. Olympic Park, London
30 March - 21 April

Who Let Who Let the Dogs Out Out? Radio
The Lot Radio, Brooklyn, NY
April 9 (6-8pm) + 16 (4-6pm)

Podcast Interview
The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show
Airs April 11

As Is
Good Work Gallery
June 3 & 4, 11-6
Reception June 2, 7pm

Guest Visitor
Residency Unlimited
July 7, Private event

Pressure Burns with Plants
Oct 6-28; reception Oct 7, 6-8pm

Upcoming / On (at Ace Hotel New York)

To Serve the National Interest
Gallery exhibition with Rhizome.org
on view April 2017

An exhibition on food + labor with Interference Archive
on view May 2017

An exhibition of John Cage's cookbook collection
on view May 2017

n+1 magazine's Half-Life issue reading party
April 25th, $10

Plus a Food Book Fair, Chuck Klosterman, and lots more

My Artwork / Favs

144 Darwins
Customer Service
Interaction of Interaction of Color 
Linger On
Morgan's Requests
Resistor Pack

Pressure Burns
Public Events (list)
Slowly Sinking

Used Books
Web Safe 2k16
What I'm Trying to Say
Who Let Who Let the Dogs Out Out?


Solo Exhibitions

Pressure Burns with Plants, Bushell, New Dehli, NY, 2017
As Is, Good Work Gallery, NYC, 2017
MoWLWLTDOOSpring/Break Art Fair, NYC, 2017
Linger On, Ace Hotel Los Angeles (guest room), 2015
Used Books, Good Work Gallery, Brooklyn, 2014
Two Dogs in the Same Space at the Same Time, PACS, Brooklyn 2011
O.K., Graduate School Gallery, Brooklyn, 2009

Group Exhibitions

City Reliquary Collectors' Night, New York, 2017
64 Bits, Q.E. Olympic Park, London, 2017
Ace AIR (participating artist), Ace Hotel London, 2017
Internet! A Retrospective, SPUR, San Fransisco, 2016
Luminations, Russel Janis, Brooklyn, 2016
Art Basil, Los Angeles, 2015
Spring/Break Art Fair, New York, 2015
99c Plus Art Shop II, 99c Gallery, Brooklyn, 2015
Frequencies 2, Beverly's 21, NYC, 2014
Cinders Gallery 10 Year Show, South Street Seaport, NYC 2014
Brooklyn Zine Fest, Brooklyn, 2013
Artyles Salon, Walking Around Wandering, Brooklyn, 2012
Microfortnight, Brooklyn, March 2011
The Weight of the Words, Stuffinablank, Spain, 2010/11
Instructions for Initial Conditions, Parallax Space, Lincoln NE, 2010
Apartment Show: Television City Dreams, 255 Starr St, Brooklyn, 2010
On the Grid, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, 2010
Buddy Systems, Charlie Horse, Brooklyn, 2010
If the Dogs Are Barking, Artists Space, NYC, 2010
Big Apple, Clifton Benevento, Manhattan, 2010
Happy House, Printed Matter, Manhattan, 2009
Summer Series, Mass MoCA, North Adams MA, 2009
Apartment Show, Envoy Gallery, Manhattan, 2009
Anna Kournikova Deleted…, Dortmund, Germany, 2008
VidFest, Union Sq, Sommerville, 2008
Dare 2 Share, Harvard University, Cambridge, 2006


Web Safe 2k16 Live in London, Ace Hotel, March 2017
King's College, London, March 2017
Web Safe 2k16 Live, PRX Podcast Garage, November 2016
Web Safe 2k16 Live, Brooklyn Book Festival, September, 2016
New York Law School, April 2013
F.A.T. Gold at Eyebeam, New York, April 2013
Ignite XII: Internet Week, The New School, June 2011
Nerd Nite, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, March 2011
Students for Free Culture, NYU, NYC, February 2001
Supershow, Coco 66, Brooklyn, February 2011
Nerd Nite: American Repertory Theatre, Boston, January 2011
Wikipedia Day: 10th Year Bash, NYU, NYC, January 2011
World’s Fair Use Day 2011, Post Conference Center, D.C., January 2011
Tide Pool, Sara Meltzer Gallery, NYC, December 2010
Spectre, Lions Gallery, Miami FL, November 2010
Open Video Conference, F.I.T., NYC, October 2010

Curatorial Positions:

Ace Hotel New York, 20 W 29th St, NY
June 2013 - Present

Public Assembly, 70 North 6th St. Brooklyn NY
Venue Director, Feb 2011-Dec 2012

Coco 66, 66 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn NY
Director, Dec 2009-May 2010

92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St, NY, NY
Music & Gallery Programs Coordinator, Sept 2008-Feb 2009

The Milky Way, 306 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain MA
Booking & Promotions Manager, 2006-2008

Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Promotions Manager; supplemental programming, 2004-2006


Parallax Issue Four, 2016
Cool Drool ZineSoftware/Mexican Summer, 2011
A Similar but Different Quality, Issue 2, H. Zhang, 2010
Apenest, Vol. 2 (as Elton Lovelace), Apenest, 2009
Anna Kournikova von …, HMKV, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, 2008 

Special Projects

Ace Hotel New York Artists in Residence & Gallery, ongoing
Ace Hotel New York for NYFW, ongoing
Art After Trump, Housing Works, 2016
Awesome Foundation, NYC, Aug 2015-Aug 2016
LAND of Metal, St. Vitus, 2016
Brooklyn Museum Gala Steering Committee, 2015
PACS Gallery, Brooklyn, 2011-2013
Et Cetera, Brooklyn, 2012
N.E.S.T., Boston MA, 2005 & 2006
Love During Wartime, Boston MA, 2005 & 2006
Punk Rock Flea Market, Boston MA, 2002-2008
Honeypump, Boston MA, 2002-2006


Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
BFA, 2002, Studios for Interrelated Media