In 2010, Erik van Lieshout had a shop in the Zuidplein Mall where he stayed for three months. There, he talked with people, lived them and filmed the Zuidplein. Result is the film Commission. The film had its sneak preview early 2011 the London Hayward Gallery. It received good critics in the The Guardian. In February 2010, the film premiered in the Zuidplein Theatre in Rotterdam.
The work was bought by the "Bouwfonds Kunstcollectie".
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012 - 26 en 28 January, 2012
Melanchotopia, groepstentoonstelling, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art - 2 September-13 December, 2011
Erik makes happy, BAWAG Contemporary, Wenen, 1 december, 2011 – 29 January, 2012
Theater Zuidplein, Sculpture International Rotterdam - 22 februari, 2011 - worl premiere
How can I Help You?, Hayward Project Space - 12 January-27 February, 2011 - sneak preview
Erik van Lieshout - Commission Clip