Beny Wagner is an artist, filmmaker and writer. His research themes include the cyclical regeneration of media technologies, history of science, thresholds of human and nonhuman life, affective feedback, agricultural production and politics of waste. He has presented his work internationally, including at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Berlin Atonal, Media Art Biennale WRO, Movimenta Biennale, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Eye Film Museum, Impakt Festival and Venice Biennale, among many others. His work has been featured in Artforum, Spike Art Magazine, Frieze, Kaleidoscope, Flash Art and Die Zeit. Wagner graduated from Bard College in 2008. He was a researcher at Jan van Eyck Academy and is currently a senior lecturer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. He is working with Sasha Litvintseva on a long-term collaborative project Universal Syntax.