Louis Hothothot is a film, video artist, graphic designer and art critic reviewer. His cinematic language research combines graphic design, video art, animation and performance. Louis Hothothot regularly shows his art pieces in cinema, film festivals, museums, and theaters, such as EYE Film Museum, Dansmakers, Leiden Shorts, Cinemasia and the Oostblok Theater, Van Abbemuseum and so on.
In 2008, he won the 2rd Award of Outstanding graduated works of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China. In 2017, he was nominated for the AHK Prize in Amsterdam and in 2018, he recieved 3package Deal Young Talents in Amsterdam. The DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Korea awarded him in 2020 with the MovieBlok Award.
Louis Hothothot regular publishes his articles in magazines including “Absolute Art”, “Art & Design”, “Art World”, the Chinese Financial Times, and so on.
His film Four Journeys was the opening film of IDFA 2021.
During Vrijplaats 2021, Louis researched film language and non-narrative video art for a new documentary that he will have to show partly ‘remote’ due to the pandemic. His films focus on themes such as body and movement, and identity and politics.