Ben Valentine has been working as an independent writer and curator for the last ten years and is currently based in Cambodia. Ben has published with Salon, Art Asia Pacific, The New Inquiry, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, to name a few. He also worked as a staff writer for Hyperallergic, and the San Francisco Arts Quarterly. He has spoken on contemporary art and visual culture around the world, including with the Museum of the Moving Image in NYC, the de Young Museum in San Francisco, SAIC, and YBCA. During the last four years living in Cambodia, Ben has also worked at SA SA BASSAC and Sammaki Community Arts.