Kaori Oda to exhibit her 'Muse' Series of paintings @KUGURU Japan

新作『セノーテ』と共につくっていた絵の一部をYIDFF2019連携プログラム「muse series – paintings of Cenote」として展示していただけることになりました。
@とんがりビル1階KUGURU9/26(木)~10/20(日)入場無料です。

YIDFF会期中お時間の許す時に覗いていただければ嬉しいです。
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Exhibition of 'muse series – paintings of Cenote'
@KUGURU, 1F of TONGARI BLDG.
26/9/2019 〜 20/10/2019

YIDFF2019 collaboration program
Kaori Oda exhibition
muse series
paintings of Cenote

In conjunction with the 16th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2019, which will begin on October 10, we will exhibit and introduce painting works by filmmaker Kaori Oda. Oda learned from master Tal Bella in Sarajevo, and his work “Mine ARAGANE”, which was closely linked to miners working in Bosnian coal mines, was selected for YIDFF2015 “New Asian Currents” and attracted attention.
This exhibition “muse series – paintings of Cenote” will exhibit a part of the “Muse” series of 100-piece paintings that Oda drew in his room during the editing period of the new work “Cenote” taken in Mexico. Cenote is a spring in a cave dotted in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. In the days of the Mayan civilization, it was considered a sanctuary linking the present life and the yellow spring for those who have roots in the Maya who still live in the surroundings. Like the previous work “Mine AKAGANE”, what was Oda's vision that he saw and felt in the underground world? Along with the movie “Cenote” to be screened at YIDFF2019 “New Asian Currents” this time, please come to this exhibition where light and darkness, life and death, movies and paintings come together.

Planning: kanabou

At the beginning of 2017, I watched "Snake Dance" in a movie about Lumière Brothers. I was fascinated by the shot and started drawing pictures of dancers, and I became involved with the pictures of the Mexican underwater cave that I am working on day by day.
They drew their faces while thinking of the girls who were thrown into the spring in the cave as a ginger because of the rain. During the shooting in Mexico, I met many people, listened to many stories, and dive into an unknown underwater space.
I feel like I was trying to refute what my mind and body had experienced by making an output of drawing pictures every day while gathering the shooting materials after returning to Japan.
Kaori Oda (September 2019)

Kaori Oda debuts new documentary feature 'Cenote' debuts at The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Directed by our Kaori Oda and Co-produced by our Marta Hernaiz Pidal - a Japanese-Mexican co-production.

Details:

Cenote

JAPAN, MEXICO / 2019 / 75 min
Director: Oda Kaori
Cenotes—sources of water that in ancient Mayan civilization were said to connect the real world and the afterlife. The past and present of the people living in and around them intersect, and distant memories echo throughout immersive scenes of light and darkness. The latest film from the director of Aragane (YIDFF 2015).

Festival website: http://www.fivafestival.com.ar/#participar

gifts for you - Bistrik7 'Video Xmas Cards' 2017

Bistrik 7 NEWS – December 2017

An omnibus of festive video gifts:

This is a link to a small video collection of short films made as festive season gifts to each other and to our extended film.factory family. Our collective, Bistrik7, is our way to connect, to keep in touch with each other, to share and collaborate on projects and plans big and small for years to come. This year we wanted to make some videos for each other - our way of saying ‘hi’ and keeping the love and spirit of Bistrik7 alive.

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