Conrad Benner (Photo by Linette Messina Kielinski)

Conrad Benner

Conrad Benner is the founder of Named one of the 76 most influential people in Philly by Philadelphia magazine in 2020, Conrad is a Fishtown born-and-raised photo-blogger, curator, and podcaster. For the last 10 years, his work has explored art, public space, and creative minds shaping the world around us. Conrad has also used his platforms to advocate for better public transit with #SEPTA247; increased funding for Philly’s unhoused youth with #AmICutOut; and various voter drives including #ToThePolls and #MailboxVoters, among other efforts. “I focus on the public space because that’s what connects us. I believe that our shared spaces are powerful tools for building and supporting a more equitable city.”

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