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MAEDA SHINJIRO

 

Born in Osaka in 1969. Filmmaker. Maeda’s presents his work, which spans the categories of video, media art and documentary, at film festivals and exhibitions like the Image Forum Festival, the Ebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, and the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival. He actively plans exhibitions, collaborating with artists from theatre, art and other fields. He has been supervising director of the DVD label SOL CHORD since 2005. His web movie project “BETWEEN YESTERDAY & TOMORROW” won the Excellence Award in the Art Division of the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival.

Professor of Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences [IAMAS].

 

16th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL 2012
Art Division Excellence Award 

 

SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS Keizo Saji Prize 2017
monologue opera “THE NEW ERA” Masahiro MIWA + Shinjiro MAEDA

 

 

Contact: maeda@iamas.ac.jp

 

[Works]

“pine trees #5 + high tide in snow” /2018/ with Masako YASUKI [gold leaf paintings with video projection series]

BETWEEN YESTERDAY & TOMORROW Omnibus 2011/2016   /2017/digital/43’00”      [YIDFF 2017  interviews]

“hibi”AUG [2008-2015]《THINKING ABOUT THE EMPEROR》  /2016/digital/29′ 00″

web movie project “BETWEEN YESTERDAY & TOMORROW”  /2011 –

The Shepherd’s Story / Shinjuku 2009 + Ogaki 2010 (by H.584)    /2011/digital/42′ 00″

Constellation    /2009/digital/20′ 00″     [ominbus film “Seeing” produced by Toshio MATSUMOTO]

“hibi” AUG 6 years mix [2008-2013]     /2013/digital/50’ 00”

a video sketch “Songs of Imaginary Far East Islands”    /2007/digital/20′ 00″

Wedding    /2007/digital/15′ 00″

I do sambo, thinking of Chuya /2006/digital/10′ 00″

“hibi” 13 full moons /2005/digital/96′ 00″       [YIDFF 2005  interviews]

on 02    /2003/digital/5′ 00″

On    /2000/digital/72′ 00″

 

[Screening & Exhibition]

 

2018

Documentary Dream Show—Yamagata in Tokyo 2018 / K’s cinema

Play back surface Ⅳ  / IAMAS Library Art Space

Takao KAWAGUCHI “BLACK OUT” / UENO STOREHOUSE [Tokyo Buttou Circus 2018]

 

2017

monologue opera “THE NEW ERA” / The Phoenix Hall, Aichi Arts Center

ART FILM FESTIVAL / Aichi Arts Center

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

 

2016

The Japan Media Arts Festival 20th Anniversary Exhibition – Power to Change / 3331 Arts Chiyoda  [info*]

Aichi Triennale 2016 ALA-SCOPE02 FILMMAKER from SOL CHORD / ART LAB AICHI

IMAGE FORUM FESTIVAL 2016

Moving Image as Live Performance 2 / Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Beyond Sugar and spice Vol.2 / CAS  [info*]

 

2015

Ogaki Biennale 2015 / Softpia Japan Center (Japan)   [info*]    [info**]

KINO VISION 2015 / Lumen Gallery (Japan)

JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL / Cinematheque Baguio(Philippines)

IMAGE FORUM FESTIVAL 2015

PLAYING BACK SURFACE Ⅲ / Aichi ARTS Centar Space X (Japan)  

 

2014

The Shepherd’s story in Nagoya [with Inoue Shinta] / The Yamasaki Mazak Museum of Art [info*]

YASUKI MASAKO -LANDSCAPE SUICIDE- / The Art Complex Center of Tokyo [info*]

IMAGE FORUM FESTIVAL 2014 (Japan)

Distant Observations. Fukushima in Berlin /Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien

Daily Reflections  /Total Museum of Contemporary Art(Seoul)

PROJECTIONS VIDÉO ET RENCONTRE: LE FRESNOY/IAMAS /Institut FRANCAIS JAPON-TOKYO

 

2013

“A New Platform for New Memories” ARS ELECTRONICA 2013

IMAGE FORUM FESTIVAL 2013

Japan Day“Directors Lounge” / Black Box Kino in the Filmmuseum Düsseldorf

The 16th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL  [*Art Division Excellence Award

 

2012

M・I YOSAKOI ART FESTIVAL / THE MUSEUM OF ART, KOCHI

New Adventures in Narratives, Ecstasies. / shunju-za, Kyoto

Yebis international Festival for Art & Alternative Visions / Tokyo Metropolitan Museum Photography

 

2011

ART FILM FESTIVAL / Aichi Arts Centar

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan)

Kansai : l’autre cinéma japonais / Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris

POWER OF THE IMAGE – KYOTO CINEMA College week Vol.16

 

2010

seeing & traveling / IMAGE FORUM Matsushiro Comtemporary Art Festival – Asian Art Film Program

EXiS 2010 EXPERIMENTAL FILM and VIDEO FESTIVAL in SEOUL

OGAKI BIENNALE 2010

 

2009

Treasure-city / Shinjuku-CineCity

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan)

PERCEPTION AND URBAN ENVIRONMENTS / Tokyo Wonder Site

 

2008

SOL CHORD SCREENING Deep Reflection /ZAIM

northern state / [FINNEGANS WAKE]1+1

digital images of contemporary art / AD&A GALLERY

 

2007

POKET FILMS FESTIVAL in Japan / Tokyo University of the Arts

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan)

Ima – karada IAMAS in Tokyo Exhibition /Spiral Garden

SOL CHORD SCREENING Vol. 01 / VOX Hall Kyoto

 

2006

IMAGINARY CHUYA – Chuya’s words as image/Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (Japan)

Visions du Reel Nyon, international film Festival (Switzerland)

Garden of Images Vol.2/Sendai Mediatheque (Japan)

 

2005

“Music for ‘hibi’ 13 full moons”by Miwa Masahiro / NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]

Videojournal.2/LA CASA ENCENDIDA(Madrid)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan)

 

2004

Art Channel Towada Vol.3 / Towada-city (Japan)

ARS ELECTORONICA – Movie Line/ method & Image (Austria)

 

2003

Planetarium (SOMA) /Club ASIA (Japan)

indies film nagano fes.2003/neon hall (Japan)

 

2002

KYOTO CREATORS MEETING-2 / Kyoto Art Center (Japan)

Etats geneaux du film documentaire/ ardeche images Lussas (France)

KYOTO X AMSTERDAM -New Directions/ Smart cinema (Holand)

 

2001

ONE SEANE /Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (Japan)

interaction 01/ Softpia Japan Center

 

2000

The 24th Hong Kong International Film Festival (Hong Kong)

ARSENAL Japanese Independents Film & Video (Germany)

 

1999

At the Berlinale ’99 New Cinema from Japan/Berlinale ’99 (Germany)

Vanishing points -historical Programme Liquid Form:80’s&90’s / ICA (England)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan)