Ben Tufnell is a writer and curator based in London. Previously a curator at Tate, he is a founding director of Parafin, an independent gallery. He has published widely on modern and contemporary art, in particular on artforms that engage with ideas of landscape and nature. His books include Land Art (Tate Publishing, 2006), On The Very Edge Of The Ocean (Tate St Ives Research Series, 2006), and In Land: Writings Around Land Art and Its Legacies (Zero Books, 2019). A selection of art writings and projects are archived at bentufnell.com
Ben has written fiction for many years and began to publish in 2021. Stories have appeared or are forthcoming from Litro, Elsewhere: A Journal of Place and Nightjar Press. His debut novel is The North Shore.