Benjamin Akio Kimitch is a producer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY.
Meet the GENERATE participants
The British Council and Arts Council England are thrilled to introduce twelve outstanding emerging UK and US based curators, producers and artistic directors who have been selected to build a new international network of producers:
Emma Beverley is Associate Director at East Street Arts.
Silk Worm is an artist and producer working in drag, dance, and performance.
Laura Sweeney is an independent creative producer working with performance and live artists.
Aaron Shackelford is Director of the Office of the Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Kate is Founder and Festival Director of GIFT: Gateshead International Festival of Theatre, an annual artist-led festival celebrating contemporary theatre.
Daniel Kok is the International Producer at the Royal Court Theatre in London.
Sarah Bishop-Stone is the Founder and Executive Director of The Philadelphia Thing, an advocacy and producing structure dedicated to the support and promotion of independent performing artists.
Mary Osborn’s independent curatorial practice is grounded in collaboration and includes a partnership with Danish curator/producer Emma Møller (osborn&møller) and radical London based D.I.Y. performance collective Steakhouse Live.
Amy is Creative Director of Transform in Leeds, an engine room for new theatre and creators of the biennial Transform festivals, citywide takeovers of vivid, international performance.
Anna Gallagher-Ross is Associate Artistic Director & Curator at Fusebox, an annual contemporary performance festival based in Austin, Texas.
Roya Amirsoleymani is Artistic Director & Curator of Public Engagement at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art.