BEN CROTHERS has been developing his curatorial practice since 2010. He has curated a range of contemporary art exhibitions both locally and internationally at venues including Golden Thread Gallery, The Naughton Gallery at Queen's, PS², Ex Elettrofonica (Rome), and Spectacle Theater (New York). He is passionate about working with local, emerging artists, and those who are internationally renowned, simultaneously placing local artists within an international context and bringing works by artists from around the world to Belfast for the first time. Ben's main areas of research are in video, comics, and artists' books.
Through his curatorial projects, Ben has worked with and exhibited work by a varied selection of artists including: Marina Abramović; Amanda Beech; Dara Birnbaum; Amanda Coogan; Robert Crumb; Adham Faramawy; Charles Forsman; James Franco; Simon Fujiwara; The Girls; Michael Hanna; Simon Hanselmann; Calla Henkel and Max Pitegoff; Gilbert Hernandez; Allan Hughes; Sanja Iveković; Stanya Kahn; Aidan Koch; Pil and Galia Kollectiv; Kristin Lucas; Sarah Maple; Paul Pfeiffer; Nicolas Provost; Keiler Roberts; Cindy Sherman; Theo Simpson; Jeanne Susplugas; Tom of Finland; Lale Westvind; and Gina Wynbrandt.
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