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Go, Go Second Time Virgin ゆけゆけ二度目の処女 by Koji Wakamatsu

Kôji WakamatsuThe Embryo Hunts in Secret (1966)

Masao AdachiHaruhiko Arai (Gushing Prayer)(1971)

Additional Resources on the Art Theater Guild

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)

  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. [pl_video type=”youtube” id=”WojCseH_D_Q”]   [ba-image style=”glossy” url=””]

Silence Has No Wings (1966, Kuroki Kazuo)

The full film with subtitles is below. [pl_video type=”youtube” id=”bf4_H0iUGV8″]

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971, Shuji Terayama)

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Additional Resources on Adachi and Wakamatsu

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

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 […]