18-23 OCT   A CORUÑA

Ben Cook

Benjamin Cook is founder and CEO of LUX, a UK agency for the support and promotion of moving image artists. LUX supports distribution, exhibition, commissioning, professional development, education, research and publishing, with the largest collection of artist films and videos in the UK. He is also founding director of LUX Scotland. He managed the organisation of the Lux Centre for Film, Video and Digital Arts through the Arts Council England Recovery Scheme. He has also had other relevant roles in festivals and institutions such as London Pan-Asian Film Festival, London Electronic Arts, Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), Anthology Film Archives (New York), Tromsø Kunstforening, Berwick Film and Media Art Festival, London Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam Art Fair, Baltic Triennial (Mindaugas Triennial), London Short Film Festival or AV Festival (Newcastle). He is co-founder of Art: Moving Image Research Masters Programme at Central Saint Martins (London), PhD supervisor at Birbeck University, Northumbria University, University of Reading and MA at Goldsmiths and Kingston University (London).