Benjamin Crotty (1979, US) studied art at Yale and Le Fresnoy. He lives and works in France and the United States. He is a visual artist and also makes short films and works for television. Crotty has worked on various occasions with Gabriel Abrantes; their films have won several awards. His filmography includes “Hnefafylli af Þorski/Fistful of Cod” (2007, short film), “Visionary Iraq” (2009, short film, co-directed), “Ibi in Rauma/Pure Ibi” (2010, for TV), “Little People Flores 2: The Prequel” (2010, short film), “Liberate” (2011, short film), “Fort Buchanan” (2012, short film), “Fort Buchanan” (2014), “Division Movement to Vungtau” (2016, co-directed). Crotty’s work has been shown at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, Tate Modern, London, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, and the Biennale of Moving Images at Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève.