Ben Evans James

Ben Evans James

Ben is a filmmaker and curator. He is the film curator at transmediale festival ( in Berlin and co-founded South Kiosk ( art space in London. His films have premiered at major international festivals including Visions du RĂ©el, Edinburgh International Film Festival and Sheffield Doc Fest and screened at galleries including MoMA New York, Design Museum London and HKW Berlin.

Thesis Title: Towards a Curatorial Notation for Filmmaking: Space as matter and method in the filmic post-production process

The research begins by questioning what happens when a film is edited. In responding to this question, the work forges links between filmic and spatial practices in order to develop a curatorial notation system for filmmaking. The objective, to identify curatorial strategies that can help create, extend and support films - and the worlds they create - within the exhibition environment.

Award Date: 01/01/2024

Principal Supervisor: Professor Beryl Graham

Second Supervisor: Dr Alexandra Moschovi

Additional Supervisor: Dara Waldron