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no.w.here and Takahiko Iimura present: How To Make Time Visible In Film
(without photography)

Takahiko Iimura

Wednesday 6th October, 7 - 10pm. Cost: 30 for no.w.here members, 45 for non-members, please note no previous experience in film making is required.
Wednesday 6th October, 7 - 10pm. Cost: 30 for no.w.here members, 45 for non-members, please note no previous experience in film making is required.

Takahiko Iimura has been a pioneer Japanese artist of experimental film and video since 1960. Residing in both Tokyo and New York, Iimura has had numerous exhibitions in Japan, the US, and Europe. One of his early films, ONAN, was awarded Special Prize at the legendary Brussels International Experimental Festival. Recently, he has been working with computers, publishing multimedia CD-ROMs and DVDs of his films, videos, graphics, texts, as well as photographic works. Perhaps the most enigmatic figure in avant-garde cinema/video, Takahiko Iimura mediates Zen spirituality and technology with playful irony.

For this unique workshop to be held at no.w.here, Iimura will be exploring how participants can make time visible in film, (without photography), using markers of different colors and sizes, long and fat needles, clear and black 16mm film. The workshop will include screenings of original Iimura prints sourced from the Lux, (to whom our thanks are due), including;

24 Frames Per Second 1975
One Frame Duration 1977
2 Min. 46 Sec. 16 Frames (100 Feet) 1972
Timed 1, 2, 3 1972
(Timing 1,2,3,4 1972)
(Timelength 1,2,3,4 1972)
1 To 60 Seconds 1973

This workshop coincides with other Iimura events taking place in the UK:

Tuesday 5th October with Close Up film centre: Seeing/Hearing/Speaking The Films Of Takahiko Iimura + Live Performance. Time: 8pm. Doors open at 7.45pm. Venue: The Bethnal Green Working Mens Club, 44-46 Pollard Row, London E2 6NB. Ticket: 9/5 to Close-Up members.


Thursday 7 October, at Central St. Martins College of Art:
More info at: http://www.arts.ac.uk

Monday 11 October 6.30pm at ICS Cinema, University of Leeds:
Cherry Kino and the University of Leeds present:
Japanese Experimental Cinema: An Evening with Takahiko Iimura
More info at: http://www.cherrykino.blogspot.com/

Wednesday 13 October 2010 6pm at Arnolfini
Takahiko Iimura: On Time in Film Discussion & Screenings
More info at: http://www.arnolfini.org.uk/whatson/films/details/757

For more information on Takahiko Iimura please see:

(Japanese): http://takaiimura.sblo.jp/
(English): http://takahikoiimua.sblo.jp/
(English & Japanese): http://www.takaiimura.com/


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