SLINGSHOT Creative Agency
Athens, GA, USA
- Ben Coolik is a collaborative artist across multiple disciplines including production design for both film and stage, lighting design, music production, intermedia performance art and acting. With a background in finance and with an incessant entrepreneurial itch, he is an eclectic member of the Slingshot Creative team.
- Ben recently wrapped up production design on the Bo Bartlett film, Things Don’t Stay Fixed (2019). He was awarded a joint residency with sixteen artists at The Kitchen (NYC) to create interdisciplinary performance art, and he has designed lighting for numerous dance companies including the intermedia performance collective Double Vision at the Merce Cunningham Studio (NYC).
- His published writings include a contribution to the USITT book, Late & Great American Theatre Designers, 1960-2010 and numerous articles covering technological innovations in stage design in Lighting & Sound America magazine.