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Koji Yamamura Profile 2

Stanica: S2
30.06.2018
12:00

Muybridge’s Strings / マイブリッジの糸

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2011
country: Japan
duration: 13min.
Can time be frozen? Can it be turned back? Koji Yamamura’s Muybridge’s Strings is a meditation on this theme, inspired by the various worlds of photographer Eadweard Muybridge.

The Hyuga Episode of Kojiki / 古事記 日向編

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2013
country: Japan
duration: 10min.
Japan’s oldest chronicle, Kojiki or A Record of Ancient Matters was compiled in 712. It begins with the creation myth and the emergence of gods. Four episodes located in Hyuga – The Cleansing, Sun Goddess Amaterasu, Blooming Flowers and Umisachi and Yamasachi – were animated.

Five Fire Fish / Five Fire Fish

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2013
country: Japan
duration: 1min.
This short picture was created by improvised etching on film and its animation in the iPad app McLaren’s Workshop. Most of the film was synchronized with McLaren’s music.

Begon Bell Care / 鐘声色彩幻想

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2014
country: Japan
duration: 3min.
Using two tracks from the early McLaren works Christmas Cracker and Mail Early for Christmas, it celebrates the birth of Norman McLaren with Christmas music, a bell melody and organ hymn.

Notes on Monstropedia / 怪物学抄

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2017
country: Japan
duration: 6min.
An animated archive of imaginary monsters written by a fictitious monsterologist in Medieval Europe. This work depicts the habits of monsters using movements inspired by short phrases such as Taste of Tears, Tamed Wildness, etc.

Satie’s Parade / "Parade" de Satie

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2016
country: Japan
duration: 14min.
A parade for three managers and four performers. Mixing quotes from French composer Erik Satie’s essays with Parade music, this is an animated re-creation of realist ballet images beyond reality.

Water Dream / 水の夢

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2017
country: Japan
duration: 10min.
This film depicts evolution from the birth of life to a whale in the sea. It represents an audio-visual honour to the American contemporary composer George Klum’s Vox Balaenae (1971).