Scott Benesiinaabandan (Anishinaabe) is an intermedia artist who works primarily in photography, video, audio and printmaking. Benesiinaabandan has completed international residencies at Parramatta Artist Studios in New South Wales, Australia, Context Gallery in Derry, Northern Ireland and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology iAIR Residency, along with international collaborative projects in the United Kingdom. Benesiinaabandan is currently based in Montreal where he is completing a year-long Canada Council New Media Production grant through Obx Labs/AbTeC and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures, investigating virtual reality (VR) as a medium. He recently completed a National Film Board-Ford Foundation intensive residency around VR. In the past years, Benesiinaabandan has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg Arts Council and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Benesiinaabandan has taken part in exhibitions across Canada and internationally, including Flatter the Land, Bigger the Ruckus at the Winnipeg Harbourfront Festival (2006), Subconscious City at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (2008), Ghost Dance at Ryerson Image Centre (2013) and The Fifth World at Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon (2015), as well as solo exhibitions unSacred at Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg (2011), Mii Omaa Ayaad/Oshiki Inendemowin, Sydney, Australia (2012), Blood Memories, Melbourne, Australia (2013) and little resistances at Platform Gallery, Winnipeg (2015). His work can be found in collections throughout Canada.