Iimura Takahiko at Yale

From: Richard Suchenski (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Sep 12 2007 - 13:05:12 PDT

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University presents


The Japanese experimental filmmaker, Iimura Takahiko, renowned for
his pioneering work in film and video art and his collaborations with
artists like Yoko Ono, will be visiting Yale University on September
21 and 22, 2007 to present three programs of his works. One will
feature a collaborative performance with musician Michael Pestel,
another a screening of his video works coupled with a discussion of
his writings on video semiology, and a third presenting his film
works. Discussions will be led by Jonathan Hall of the University of
California, Irvine.

Friday, September 21 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut

Film Screening:
  - Ai (Love), 1962, 16mm
  - Kuzu (Junk), 1962, 16mm
  - On Eye Rape, 1962, 16mm
  - A Dance Party in the Kingdom of Lilliput, 1964, 16mm
  - Ma: Space/Time in the Garden of Ryoan-ji, 1989, 16mm
  - Ma: A Japanese Concept, 2004, DVD

Saturday, September 22 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut

A Semiology of Video (CD-ROM & DVD) with Lecture and Discussion:
  - Seeing / Hearing / Speaking, 2001, DVD
  - Observer / Observed and Other Works of Video Semiology, 1999, CD-ROM
  - Aiueonn Six Features, 1994, CD-ROM

Saturday, September 22 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut

Film Screening & Performance:
  - White Calligraphy 8mm, film performance: Iimura Takahiko, music performance:
    Michael Pestel (Approx. 20min.)
  - Anma (The Masseurs), 1963/2001, 16mm
  - Barairo no dansu (Rose Color Dance), 1964, 16mm

For more information and updates regarding the schedule, please consult the CEAS website at http://research.yale.edu/eastasianstudies/events.php

Richard Suchenski
Yale University

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