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Ben Russell

Born in the USA in 1976, Ben Russell is a Marseille-based artist, filmmaker and curator whose work lies at the intersection of ethnography and psychedelia. He 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 Guggenheim Fellowship (2008), a FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (IFFR 2010, Gijón 2017). Direct Action is his 5th feature-length film