Ben RUSSELL


Nationality: american

Ben Russell (1976) is an American artist, filmmaker and curator whose work lies at the intersection of ethnography and psychedelia. His films and installations are in direct conversation with the history of the documentary image, providing a time-based inquiry into trance phenomena. Russell was an exhibiting artist at documenta 14 (2017) and his work has been presented at the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, the Museum of Modern Art Chicago, the Venice Film Festival and the Berlinale, among others.  He is a recipient of a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship, a FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (IFFR 2010, Gijón 2017), and premiered his second and third feature films at the Locarno Film Festival (2013, 2017).  Curatorial projects include Magic Lantern (Providence, USA,2005-2007), BEN RUSSELL (Chicago, USA, 2009-2011), and Hallucinations (Athens, Greece, 2017).  He is currently based in Marseille, France.

20 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

HE WHO EATS CHILDREN
2016 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 24' 45 / 100 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  GREETINGS TO THE ANCESTORS
2015 / Super 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 29' 00 / 85 €
distribution: Digital file on USB stick
  YOLO
2015 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 6' 25 / 35 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  ATLANTIS
2014 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 23' 33 / 85 €
distribution: DCP on USB stick or Digital file on USB stick
  LET US PERSEVERE IN WHAT WE HAVE RESOLVED BEFORE WE FORGET - PERSÉVÉRONS DANS NOS RÉSOLUTIONS AVANT D'OUBLIER
2013 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 20' 00 / 85 €
distribution: DCP on USB stick or Digital file on server
AUSTERITY MEASURES
2012 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 8' 40 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  RIVER RITES
2011 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 11' 30 / 45 €
distribution: Digital file on server or HDCAM
  TRYPPS #7 (BADLANDS)
2010 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 45 €
distribution: Digital file on server or HDCAM or HDV
TRYPPS #1-7 - TRYPPS series
2005-2010 / color-b&w / sound and silent / single screen / 61' 30 / 250 €
distribution: 16mm
  LET EACH ONE GO WHERE HE MAY
2009 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 135' 00 / 250 €
distribution: 16mm
  TRYPPS #6 (MALOBI)
2009 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 12' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  BLACK AND WHITE TRYPPS NUMBER FOUR
2008 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 10' 30 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  TRYPPS #5 - (DUBAI)
2008 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 3' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  WORKERS LEAVING THE FACTORY (DUBAI)
2008 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 8' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  BLACK AND WHITE TRYPPS NUMBER THREE
2007 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 11' 30 / 45 € or 65 €
distribution: 16mm or 35mm or Digital file on server
  BLACK AND WHITE TRYPPS NUMBER TWO
2006 / 16mm / b&w / silent / single screen / 8' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  BLACK AND WHITE TRYPPS NUMBER ONE
2005 / 16mm / b&w / silent / single screen / 6' 30 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  LAST DAYS
2004 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 5' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  TERRA INCOGNITA
2002 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm
  DAUMË
2000 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 45 €
distribution: 16mm