Forum expanded Talk and Show:
Episode 7: Handmade Films
12.02. 20:00 Arsenal 2 (admission free)
This film was shot by a still camera with 16 lenses, which takes a series of 16 pictures within 1.5 seconds, fitting onto 2 normal frame areas. The film shows scenes of the event at Tokyo Racecourse, when it was holding the biggest race of the year, Japanese Derby (Tokyo Yushun). The excitement of each race lasts about 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
Japan 2008, 35mm, color, silent, 2:30 minutes
Tomonari Nishikawa started filmmaking and installation works in 2001. His works have been shown on major international festivals. He currently resides in Bangkok, as an Asian Intellectual Fellowship from The Nippon Foundation, researching on experimental cinema in Southeast Asia.