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Vadim Dumesh

Vadim Dumesh is a documentary director, researcher, and journalist with academic background
in cinema, art, public affairs, and economics. Originally from Latvia, Vadim maintains a
transdisciplinary approach and is currently exploring the potential of co-creation practices, which
he is developing in his doctoral thesis in artistic research and practice Documentary authorship
and collective creativity in the digital age, co-hosted by the Fresnoy, the national studio for
contemporary arts and the University of Quebec in Montreal. His directorial debut – a short
documentary Dirty Business on economic relationships between Israel and West Bank –
screened at the competition of Visions du Reel and Jerusalem Film Festival, among other
international festivals. La Base is his first feature film.