Renzo Martens

Artist Renzo Martens has been working for a number of years on a series of films that question the relationship between the image producers, the mass media and the artists themselves with the people represented on these images.

Episode I, was recorded in a refugee camp in Chechnya.
It was first presented at the Fons Welters Gallery in Amsterdam in 2003.
Episode III has being widely shown internationally, among other venues, at the De Appel in Amsterdam in 2008 and Manifesta 7, in Rovereto.

His last project Institute for Human Activities was presented in the Berlin Biennale in 2012.