Previously at the ICA - Films
26 May 2012 – 27 May 2012
Friends with Benefits is about making films with the good, the unbelievably obliging, and the sometimes long-suffering folk around you.
Ron Rice, Senseless, 1962, 16mm, 28 min
Robert Nelson, Deep Westurn, 1974, 16mm, 5 min
Laida Lertxundi, Footnotes to a House of Love, 2007, 16mm, 13 min
Ute Aurand, Paulina, 2011, 16mm, 5 min
Ute Aurand, Franz, 2011, 16mm, 5 min
George Kuchar, We, The Normal, 1988, video, 11 min 29 sec
Stephen Sutcliffe, The Garden of Proserpine, 2008, video, 3 min
Approx. running time: 70 min
Followed by curator Q&A on Sunday 27.
Ben Rivers (born 1972 in Somerset, UK) graduated from the Falmouth School of Art in 1993. He is the recipient of numerous prizes including: the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the 68th Venice Film Festival for his first feature film Two Years At Sea; the Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel 42; and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists in 2010. Recent exhibitions include: Slow Action, Hepworth Wakefield, 2012; Sack Barrow, Hayward Gallery, London, 2011; Slow Action, Matt’s Gallery, London and Gallery TPW, Toronto, 2011; On Overgrown Paths, Impressions Gallery, Bradford, 2010; and A World Rattled of Habit, A Foundation, Liverpool, 2009.