Gareth Evans is a London-based critic, writer, curator, presenter, producer and Whitechapel Gallery’s Film Curator. He is also co-curator of Swedenborg FF, Estuary 2016, Whitstable Biennale and Utopia 2016 at Somerset House. He created and programmed PLACE, the annual cross-platform festival at Aldeburgh Music, is Co-Director of production agency Artevents and has curated numerous film and event seasons across the UK (e.g. J. G. Ballard, Portugal, Roma Cinema, Armenia). He produced the essay film Patience (after Sebald) by Grant Gee as part of his nationwide arts project The Re-Enchantment (2008-11) and has recently executive-produced the feature-length works Unseen (Dryden Goodwin); By Our Selves (Andrew Kotting and Iain Sinclair); In Time: an Archive Life (Lasse Johansson) and is in development with Fly Film and the BFI for The Lighthouse (directed by Grant Gee and written with Sasha Hails). He commissioned Things by Ben Rivers, which won the 2015 Tiger Award at Rotterdam IFF. He worked on the film pages of Time Out from 2000-05, edited the print edition of the international moving image magazine Vertigo from 2002-09 and now edits Artesian and co-edits for Go Together Press and House Sparrow Press. He has written numerous catalogue essays and articles on artists' moving image.
A film critic and member of FIPRESCI. He publishes regularly at La voz del interior, Ñ, Quid and Con los ojos abiertos. He is also the host of a TV program, El cinematógrafo, in Argentina and permanente guest in Filmoteca. He is the programmer of the Vitrina Section of the Hamburg IFF since 2006, and part of the FICUNAM programming team since 2011. Since 2014, he is the Artistic Director of the Cosquín IFF. He has also curated a tribute to Raúl Perrone, entitled The Man from Ituzaingó, at the Viennale, in Austria (2015). He has participated as a jury member in several IFFs (Rotterdam, Locarno, FidValdivia) and has taken part in conversations and masterclasses together with figures such as Peleshyan, Reygadas, Akerman, Loznitsa, etc.
Working in media since 2006. Since 2007 to 2013, Artavazd Yeghiazaryan has been working as a journalist in Yerevan Magazine’s Russian edition covering culture and film industry. Since 2011, he is an editor in chief of Yerevan Magazine’s Armenian version. In 2010, he participated in Warsaw FF’s FIPRESCI project. As a film writer he also contributed to RBA Magazine, Kinopoisk.ru, Kinomania.ru, Golden Apricot Daily, etc. Has two short stories collections (Rendezvous; The City under Moon) published, currently contributing to two film projects as a screenwriter.