ARTtube film wins First Prize at China Short Film Festival

Great news from China! The ARTtube film about the Verbeke Foundation "Collecting is a disease" by Kuba Szutkowski won first prize for best short documentary at the 6th China International New Media Short Film Festival!

The documentary is produced in 2014 and part of the ARTtube series ‘We Live Art’, about people whose lives have been changed by Art. This episode features art collector Geert Verbeke (1953).

Verbeke was the owner of a flourishing transport and transshipment company, but has now disposed of the company in order to concentrate completely on art. The former industrial lot in Kemzeke now houses the ‘Verbeke Foundation’, a place where art and nature meet each other, where eggs are laid and death always echoes...