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Takahiko Iimura (Japanese: 飯村隆彦, Hepburn: Iimura Takahiko, 20 February 1937 – 31 July 2022) was a Japanese avant-garde filmmaker and fine artist. He is considered one of the pioneers of experimental and independent filmmaking in Japan. Iimura was born in Tokyo and was a graduate of Keio University. His film Onan (1963) won the Special Prize at the Brussels International Independent Film Festival in 1964. He published a seminal work on experimental filmmaking in 1970, Geijutsu to higeijutsu no aida, and a biography of Yoko Ono, Ono Yōko hito to sakuhin, in 1985. Iimura made much of his film in New York City, but became a professor at the Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design in 1992.
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Artist, Cinematographer, Video Artist
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