Previously at the ICA - Films

Still from: Laida Lertxundi, 'Footnotes to a House of Love', 2007. Courtesy the artist.

Friends with Benefits curated by Ben Rivers

26 May 201227 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.



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