Cross Cultural TV Japan

Shelagh Keeley

1986, 60:00 minutes, colour, Japanese

TAPECODE 1026.01

1 hour film of TV in Japan. Concerns were the body, architecture, MA, space and time in Japan, advertising, melodrama, pleasure, sensuality, desire and eroticism, in that moment in time in 1986. A random chance process with film... no editing. Drawing with film... translation. The aesthetics of the banal / fragmentation. Metaphor of the body / the gaze. The sense of the ordinary as remarkable. Handheld camera / drawing with the camera.

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