By means of the art project Lepidoptarium, we step into the shoes of self-taught artist Stefan Cools who works with the meconium of butterflies.

Type: short documentary
Length: 40 minutes
Production company: Richard Dols Films & Projects
Year: 2022, funded by the regulation ‘Realisatie – Kort (2020)’.
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In this documentary we dive into the soul and working method of Stefan Cools on the basis of the Lepidoptarium project. Cools is an artist and has had exhibitions in the Netherlands and abroad. He tries to understand nature on the basis of the butterfly. This
gives him insights that are very essential for everyone in this day and age.

Cast & crew

Director: Richard Dols
Producer: Richard Dols
Writer: Richard Dols
Cast: Stefan Cools