September 2021

Reference Festival presents Wild Animals in Berlin. On September 7th Rop van Mierlo launches his Bench Players book and exhibition of original paintings, prints and products at the Reference Space on Potsdamer Straße 100. Bench Players is a series of failed, rejected, or unused animals from Rop van Mierlo's archive; the reserve bench animals.

The book is published by Zurich-based independent art publishing house Nieves in collaboration with infamous Berlin book store do you read me?!