EQUINOX ◆ JUN KUROSAWA
*Now available to watch online on Equinox*
- The Moon in the One Eye [片方の目の中に月] (1988 | 8 min | Japan)
- Crystal Ship [水晶の舟は光の海を泳ぐ] (1988 | 2 min | Japan)
- hi ka ri (1988 | 6 min | Japan) Surface (1989 | 3 min | Japan)
- Requiem (1989 | 14 min | Japan)
- Jesus With One Leg [片足の神様] (1994 | 11 min | Japan)
Jun Kurosawa, best known as the director of NEKO-MIMI (1994), has produced an important number of films that are yet unreleased. Many of these mysterious private films were thought to have been lost. However, in recent years, a large number of these films have been discovered and digitally restored. In this program, EQUINOX introduces several of Jun Kurosawa’s representative short films, including newly discovered films.
Born in 1964, Jun Kurosawa studied art science at the Tama Art University. While in college, he learned filmmaking from Sakumi Hagiwara. After graduation, he related not only to Japanese experimental film movements but also to the Japanese contemporary art scene. His work contains a wide variety of artistic genres: industrial music, performances, and opera. Since 1989 numerous screenings and awards in Japan and abroad. As examples, the solo exhibition Metaphysical philosophy of light in Studio Arms (1990), special screening A perfect hospital room in Ebisu East Gallery (1994), and he was in charge of curation at the Ebisu international film festival (1996).