Art or Life

148 Hour Docs, 2018, Team Tres

The art and the craft in a dialogue about life. How much of the piece of art belongs to the artist or to the hand behind the artist? We bring this question to one of the best taxidermists in Europe.

About the film

The art and the craft in a dialogue about life. How much of the piece of art belongs to the artist or to the hand behind the artist? We bring this question to one of the best taxidermists in Europe.

About the directors

Ruut van der Beele

Studies in St-Lukas  Film School in Brussels. He develops his career both in fiction and documentary (series). His most important works are “In search of Europe”, “De kunst van het boeren” and “The shoot horses”.  His work recognizes itself by aesthetics, humor and social engagement.

Laura Barba

With extensive experience as an actress and theater director, she approaches audiovisual production in Barcelona where she worked with young people in documentary workshops as a social tool. In her passion for storytelling, he has written and directed the short films “Felicidades”, “Lenny” or “Cuarentas”.

148 Hour Docs

Sinds 2018 organiseert CineSud 148 Hour Docs, een documentairewedstrijd waarin aangemelde teams worden uitgedaagd om binnen 148 uur een documentaire van maximaal 10 minuten af te leveren. Deze documentaires gaan vervolgens in wereldpremière tijdens het Euregion Film Festival (jaarlijks in maart). Ook krijgen de deelnemers coaching en feedback aangeboden van ervaren makers in het kader van CineSud’s DocCampus. Meer info vind je hier.

Art or Life | Team Tres

Art or Life werd geproduceerd door team ‘Team Tres’, bestaande uit Ruut van der Beele en Laura Bara (regisseur), Paul Caspers (camera).