Talks & Events
Talk, Film/Video Screening

A talk and screening with filmmaker Ben Rivers

24 Jul 2024 6.30-8pm

London SW1Y 5AH


A talk and screening from filmmaker Ben Rivers. His films are intimate portrayals of solitary beings or isolated communities, between documentary and fiction.

Ben Rivers was born in Somerset, UK in 1972 and lives and works in London. Rivers’ films are typically intimate portrayals of solitary beings or isolated communities. His practice as a filmmaker treads a line between documentary and fiction. Rivers uses these themes as a starting point from which to imagine alternative narratives and existences in marginal worlds.

Recent solo exhibitions include: After London, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France (2022); Urthworks, Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, Norway (2021) and Hestercombe House, Somerset, UK (2020); Now, at Last!, Kate MacGarry Gallery, London, UK (2019); Urth, Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA (2016); Islands, Hamburg Kunstverein, Germany (2016); Earth Needs More Magicians, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (2015); and Fable, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany (2014).

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