Benjamin Fallon, Florian Wüst & Monnik
Benjamin Fallon is an independent curator, writer and designer. He participated in Curatorlab, Konstfack Stockholm 2012/13, served as co-director of Embassy Gallery between 2008 and 2010 and prior to this he worked in various capacities at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and ONEZERO. He is a regular visiting lecturer at Edinburgh College. Recent projects include ‘You are just in the middle of the beginning’ at various locations around Stockholm, 2013-ongoing; ‘The Exhibition and its Histories’ the University of Edinburgh, 2013; ‘Banal Inferno’ CCA Glasgow, 2010; ‘Hello World’ Embassy Gallery, 2010. Benjamin is instigator of the working group ‘Let’s get together and call ourselves an institute’, researching the possibilities for new forms of institutional practice.
Florian Wüst is an artist and independent film curator based in Berlin. He has been a regular contributor to the Impakt Festival. Besides curating film programmes for international venues, Wüst frequently writes and lectures about topics related to film and society. Together with Stefanie Schulte Strathaus, he is editor of Who says concrete doesn’t burn, have you tried? West Berlin Film in the ’80s (2008).
Monnik is a laboratory for stories, imagination and research, consisting of Christiaan Fruneaux, Edwin Gardner and Vincent Schipper. Inspired by the tragedies and triumphs of our time Monnik investigates life in its self-constructed environment. The trio makes exhibitions, books and essays and they organize workshops and educational programs. Monnik is based in Amsterdam. They work in The Netherlands and abroad, above and underground, in the city as well as in the countryside.