BEN RIVERS

we the people
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We The People (2004, 1min, 16mm, b/w, UK)

A person is heard fleeing an angry mob – yet the uncannily empty streets show no sign of the chase. A never-ending nightmare. Sound reveals the hidden history in an imagined place.

 

Selected Exhibition:

Mardin Biennial – group show, Mardin, June-Nov 2010
A World Rattled of Habit – Solo Show, A Foundation, Liverpool, Aug 2009
Nought to Sixty – ICA, Sept, 2008
Surface Open – group show, Surface Gallery, Aug 2006
No.w.here Lab Launch, London 2005
‘A Certain Tendency in Representation’ screening, Thomas Dane Gallery
Without Boundaries – European Artist’s Film and Video, Brief Encounters, Bristol 2005 ICA, London 2006
Cambridge Film Festival 2006
Tromanale, Berlin, 2005 – best short short
Exis – Seoul, South Korea 2006
Hamburg Short Film Festival 2005
Worm – Rotterdam 2005
Cinecity, Brighton 2005
Open Show – Surface Gallery, Nottingham 2006
Next Festival, Vilnius 2007
New York Film Festival – Views from the Avant garde, 2007
Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2008

 

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