Urthworks

URTHWORKS

Renowned artist Ben Rivers presents Urthworks at Hestercombe Gallery, from 9 November 2019 to 9 February 2020

This exhibition brings together a trilogy of films developed by Rivers in collaboration with the American science fiction writer Mark von Schlegell …

In Slow Action (2010), Rivers’ study of the biogeographical environments of Japan, Tuvalu, Lanzarote and Somerset is combined with Schlegell’s writings of future island utopian societies. Urth (2016), is set in an extraordinary artificial research environment in Arizona, where Rivers’ images of the futuristic glass building are populated by the spoken log book of the last living woman on earth …

The NEW work Look Then Below will be premiered at Hestercombe …

https://www.hestercombe.com/event/urthworks-by-ben-rivers/

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