• Greek Title Τσιμέντωσε Τη Γη
  • Original Title Cement The Land
  • Year: 1983
  • Genre: Experimental
  • Country: UK
  • Duration: 4'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Andrew Kötting
  • Cinematography: Andrew Kötting
  • Editing: Andrew Kötting
  • Music / Score: Being Karnal (Heilco Van der Ploeug & Andrew Kötting)
  • Cast: Danny Baker
  • Production: Badblöod & Sibyl
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: English
  • Format: Μη διαθέσιμη πληροφορία
  • Subtitles: Greek
  • Print Source: Andrew Kötting, Badblöod & Sibyl

Made with a standard 8 Bolex camera and possibly Andrew Kötting’s first film. Shot alongside a wall in Mottingham with Danny Baker whilst they were still students at Ravensbourne College of Art in Elmstead Woods. Music by Being Karnal, Kötting’s music band with Heilco Van der Ploeug.

Andrew Kötting

Andrew Kötting, born in Elmstead Woods in 1959, is a British award-winning artist, filmmaker and Professor of Time-Based Media at the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury. After leaving school he worked as a scrap metal dealer and then as a failed lumberjack in Scandinavia before returning to study for a BA in Fine Art at Ravensbourne College of Art & Design and thereafter graduating with an MA from The Slade in London. He has made over a hundred short films, often in collaboration with artists, writers, dancers and performers, which have been awarded prizes at international film festivals. He currently tries to live and work between Hastings on the south coast of England and Fougax-et-Barrineuf in the forests of the French Pyrenees, producing performances, installations, bookworks, Cds and vinyls, often in collaboration with his daughter Eden. 

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