Ben Rivers at Picture This
APEngine closing note
28 July 2011
APEngine was an online journal project produced by Animate Projects. A space for debate and discussion across the area of moving image practice from a range of perspectives and a ...
Digitalis Commissions
20 July 2011
Image: Digitalis, Sebastian Buerkner Animate Projects, with support from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for animated works that – in a broad sense – ...
Animate OPEN Digitalis: deadline approaching
9 June 2011
The deadline for submission is fast approaching – there’s one week left to apply, all entries must be sent by 10am Monday 20 June. It’s our first exhibition selected from ...
Animate OPEN: Digitalis
19 May 2011
Image: Digitalis © Sebastian Buerkner Animate OPEN: Digitalis A fresh open for experiments in animation Animate Projects – the champion of experimental animation – announces a call for its first online exhibition ...
Twoscore – Outcasting at Chapter cinema
31 March 2011
Rabbit Hole (2010) Dir: John Cameron Mitchell Chapter Arts Centre is forty years old this year and to celebrate that fact Outcasting and Chapter Cinema have joined forces to screen experimental ...
Ben Rivers at Picture This
Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species

Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species

Dates: 26 November – 5 December 2009 | Location: Picture This Atelier, Bristol

Picture This presents  two works by Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species and Slow Action. Both are about man’s relationship to nature and the legacy of Charles Darwin: Slow Action (which, appropriately enough, is a work in progress) addresses island biogeography, considering how life might flourish and develop on isolated landmasses; Origin of the Species focuses on a 75-year-old amateur inventor’s engagement with Darwin’s seminal book, which has recently celebrated its 150th anniversary.

There will be a chance to see the two works screened and hear Ben talking about their development tonight (25 November) at the Atelier from 6:30pm. Full details are available at the Picture This site. Oh, and don’t forget to check out Ben’s interview with APEngine from earlier this year, or our showcase of his gorgeous eco road movie I Know Where I’m Going.


Tell us what you're thinking...