In 1993 Ben was born in Chicago and in 2014 he left for a gap year in China. One year turned into three, he learned photography on the crowded streets of Beijing. He was invited to take part in an exhibition documenting the gentrification of ancient Beijing streets, the Hutongs. Ben left China in December 2017 and is currently traveling and building a body of work. while finishing his first monograph, The Beijingers.



“Facettes” Dar Souiri

Essaouira, Morocco

“Cascais” Ljmonade Hostel

Cascais, Portugal


“Vitality Renains” 27 Yard

Bejing, China

Published Work


The Beijingers

People of Kaouki