Filmmakers

ARIKAWA SHIGEO

He stayed in Amsterdam for two years from 2014 as an artist in residence at the RIJKS AKADEMIE. Since then, he has exhibited in Japan and abroad, including at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and the 30th Anniversary Exhibition of the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art.

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2021 2011

IGARASHI TOMOKO

She was born in Fukushima Prefecture. She has directed TV documentaries, information programs, and web videos at a video production company in Tokyo. She currently lives and works in Saitama City.

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2021 2011

IKEDA YASUNORI

He has been exploring narrative expressions that takes the act of photographing as its starting point, such as '3Portraits and JUNE NIGHT', which depicts portraits of people in video works, and '7x7', a 49-day documentary work. He continues to present his works in Japan and abroad.

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2021 2011

ISHIKAWA TAMAGAWA

He works at a cinema in Tokyo, makes films mainly on 8mm film, also writes and performs. He started a one-roll series of letters and landscapes in 2008, and also performs live screenings accompanied by readings and cornet performances.

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2021 2011

OKI HIROYUKI

He has been actively presenting his work not only at film festivals in Japan and abroad, but also in the field of contemporary art. His works include "AICHI TRIENNALE 2016 rainbow caravan" and "M·I 2020" at the Museum of Art, Kochi.

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2021 2011

KIMURA NORIYUKI

His representative work is "Trajectory Films," in which he films according to the rules he has set himself. From 2013 to 2017, he worked in Germany (Cologne/Dusseldorf). After returning to Japan, he exhibited his work at the "21st "DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow"exhibition (The National Art Center, Tokyo). He is currently based in Ishikawa Prefecture.

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2021 2011

SAITO MASAKAZU

Focusing on the documentary nature of live-action video, he creates single-channel works and video installations. His major works include the "Sunsession" series, which is automatically edited by a computer, and the "Holiday Films" which uses family as a motif.

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2021 2011

SUZUKI HIKARU

He was born in Fukushima prefecture. He sponsors and organizes the screening event "Experimental film culture". His own works have been screened at the Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2015, Image Forum Festival 2017 and other events.

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2021 2011

TAKASHI TOSHIKO

After working as an assistant director for Katsuhiko Fukuda and as the director for the Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, she started making films. Her representative works include "Blessed" (International Film Festival Nyon Special Prize). In recent years, the "Itami series" has been continued.

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2021 2011

NAKAZAWA AKI

She lives and works in Cologne. As a curator and filmmaker, she is involved in various venues and forms of visual media, and also writes columns and other articles from her perspective in Germany. 'Drawing wishes' (2006) was screened and awarded at the International Film Festival Berlin, WRO'07, and other festivals around the world, and is in the collection of the NS-Documentation Center of the City of Cologne

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2021 2011

NISHIMURA TOMOMI

He is based in Tokyo and Kochi. His distinctive style is to accompany his photographs with text. His video work includes the group production Kiku Project (since 2004).

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2021 2011

HAYASHI YUKI

He creates animations, by importing the vast amount of photographs taken by himself, into a computer and cropping and superimposing them.
In 2011, his solo exhibition "Being/Something" was held at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.

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2021 2011

MURYO HOMMA

After working as a freelancer, he joined Rhizomatiks. He is active in a wide range of fields, mainly in the field of visual expression related to digital video. He was in charge of filming and editing for ELEVENPLAY x Rhizomatiks "S.P.A.C.E.".

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2021 2011

MAEDA SHINJIRO

He is the founder of this project "BETWEEN YESTERDAY & TOMORROW". The original instruction sheet was created in 2008. Since 2005, he has organized the video label "SOL CHORD". He also collaborates with artists from many fields, including stage and fine arts.

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2021 2011