The Basement

  • 17'
  • Netherlands
  • 2014
Artist Erik van Lieshout was invited to participate in Manifesta 10 in St. Petersburg. He uses this politically charged occasion to allow humans and animals to benefit from art. He sets up camp in the Hermitage's cellar, where staff voluntarily provide refuge to 100 stray cats. See also WORK.
Director
Erik van Lieshout
Country of production
Netherlands
Production Year
2014
Festival Edition
IFFR 2015
Length
17'
Medium
DCP
Languages
Dutch, Russian, English
Producers
Suzanne Weenink, Dragan Bakema, Kuba Szutkowski
Production Companies
Erik van Lieshout BV, Popov Film
Sales
Suzanne Weenink
Screenplay
Erik van Lieshout, Suzanne Weenink
Cinematography
Erik van Lieshout, Kuba Szutkowski
Editor
Core van der Hoeven
Cast
Erik van Lieshout, Kuba Szutkowski, Dragan Bakema