Introduction
Takahiko Iimura (飯村隆彦, Iimura Takahiko, born February 20, 1937) is 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 is 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.
Wikidata
Q4352297
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Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Video Artist
Names
Takahiko Iimura, Taka Iimura
Ulan
500082534
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