Experimental Spotlight: Mono No Aware x [+] (Plus)
Introduction and reception with filmmakers Steve Cossman, Akiko Maruyama, Tomonari Nishikawa, Joel Schlemowitz, Ted Wiggin
Avant-garde film and video practice emerges from vibrant cultures of experimentation and collaboration. This program represents work produced around and selected by two exemplary organizations: the New York-based Mono No Aware, and Tokyo-based [+] (Plus). Some of the featured films and videos emphasize elements of collaboration and transnational exchange, and influence between artists, spaces and technologies in Japan and the U.S. Juxtaposing works by artists loosely associated with the creative networks of Mono No Aware and [+] produces a visually and aurally stimulating 90+ minutes of unexpected connections and discoveries. Organized by Japan Society, Steve Cossman of Mono No Aware and Takashi Makino of [+].
NEW YORK PREMIERE
NEW YORK PREMIERE
|sound of a million insects, light of a thousand stars|
2014. 2 min. 35mm.
100 ft of 35mm negative film was buried under fallen leaves about 15 miles away from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station from the sunset of June 24, 2014 to sunrise the following day.
North American Premiere
Part of JAPAN CUTS 2015.
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$13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors & students
SPECIAL OFFER: Purchase at least 5 tickets for 5 different films and receive $2 off each ticket. Order only at Box Office or by phone (212) 715-1258. Offer not available online. Offer not valid for specially priced tickets on schedule.
- Sunday, July 12, 2015
- 8:45 pm