Around 1955, artist Constant Nieuwenhuijs (1920-2005) preaches the demise of the art of painting. He looks for other ways to visualise a world where total freedom reigns. This results in the extensive New Babylon, a utopian project consisting of scale models, drawings and paintings. He works on it from 1956 to 1972. Everything is captured on film by Constant's son Victor.

Credits

Production company
Moskito Film
Distributor NL
ZT Entertainment International

Title: New Babylon de Constant
Year: 2005
Duration : 13 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2006

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