Additional Resources on the Art Theater Guild

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Film series from the Japan Society Shinjuku Ecstasy: Independent Films from the Art Theater Guild of Japan Introductions from this series: Steve Ridgely on Throw Away Your Books, Let’s Go Into the Streets Jonathan M Hall on Funeral Parade of Roses Roland Domenig on Death by Hanging Michael Raine on Silence Has No Wings Mathieu […]

Heroic Purgatory (1970, Yoshishige Yoshida)

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  Below is the full film, in 9 parts, with English subtitles. It’s unfortunate that it is only in 360p image quality. This film has only been released on DVD (as far as I know) in Japan and France and neither version of that film has English subtitles.   [ba-image style=”glossy” url=”http://ecstasy.li/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2014/01/re05.jpg”]

Additional Resources on Adachi and Wakamatsu

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Here are some additional resources on the work of Adachi Masao and Koji Wakamatsu Film = Activism: The Revolutionary Underground Cinema of Masao Adachi Presented by Harvard Film Archive http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2013janmar/adachi.html Fandor’s Obituary of Wakamatsu Koji http://www.fandor.com/blog/daily-koji-wakamatsu%EF%BB%BF-1936-2012 Interview with Wakamatsu Koji by Caroline Maufroid and Fréderic Maffre Translated from french by Maximilian Mensdorff-Pouilly http://eigagogo.free.fr/en/interview-koji-wakamatsu.php Dickon Neech […]

Additional Resources on Zero Jigen, Performance Art, Fluxus, Hi-Red Center and Film

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Here are some additional resources on Zero Jigen, Fluxus, Hi-Reed Center, and performance art during this time period. FILMED RITUALS: ZERO JIGEN INCARNATES ON SCREEN by Julian Ross http://desistfilm.com/filmed-rituals-zero-jigen-incarnates-on-screen/ TAKAHIKO IMURA by Julian Ross http://www.midnighteye.com/interviews/takahiko-iimura/ FLUXUS NEXUS: FLUXUS IN NEW YORK AND JAPAN by Midori Yoshimoto http://post.at.moma.org/content_items/199-fluxus-nexus-fluxus-in-new-york-and-japan INTERMEDIA/TRANSMEDIA by Shiomi Mieko http://post.at.moma.org/content_items/241-intermedia-transmedia EXHIBITING FLUXUS: MAPPING HI-RED CENTER […]