Writer
in
Residence
Ben Valentine is the “Future” issue writer-in-residence. He is a strategist and contributing author for Civic Beat, as well as a freelance cultural critic, curator, and creator based in Oakland, CA. He’s written and spoken extensively on the international intersections of politics, culture, and media at SXSW, the ACLU of Norther California, Salon, de Young Museum, Hyperallergic, YBCA, WITNESS, and Indianapolis Contemporary Museum of Art, among others. Valentine co-curated the World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium.

Past Writers-in-Residence

Past Writers-in-Residence