Ben Rivers


(1972, United Kingdom) Artist and filmmaker, the work of Ben Rivers has been shown in film festivals and galleries around the world and has won numerous awards, such as the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize, or the 68th Venice Film Festival for his film Two Years At Sea. His work ranges from themes about exploring unknown wilderness territories to candid and intimate portrayals of real-life subjects. Recent solo shows include Phantoms, Triennale, Milan; Urth, The Renaissance Society, Chicago; and Earth Needs More Magicians, Camden Arts Centre, London. His most recent feature film, The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers, premiered in the main competition at Locarno International Film Festival.

Anthropo/seen: Black Ecology, Utopia and Uncertain Futures