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Shinpei Takeda: Hiroshima Nagasaki Download

20.11.2019 to 20.11.2019 - Raum D / Q21
Host: Q21

Shinpei Takeda: Hiroshima Nagasaki Download

FREE ENTRY, ART, FILM & DIGITAL CULTURE


Doors: 19:00
Film: 20:00

Hiroshima Nagasaki Download (73 mins / 2010) by Shinpei Takeda
A a road movie follows two high school friends as they drive down from Canada to Mexico visiting 18 survivors of the atomic bomb living in the North American west coast in search of the hypocenter in their memories.

Director: Shinpei Takeda, Producer: Eiji Wakamatsu, Production: Atopus Studio, Subtitles: Noemi Rodríguez
Awards: Audience Award at Shinsedai Film festival (Toronto, Canada), Special Mention award at Uranium Film festival (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Official Selection: Zipangu Film festival, Zipangu Est, Nippon Connection Film Festival (Frankfurt, Germany), Al Jazeera Int'l, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Asian Hotshots Film festival (Berlin), etc.

Shinpei Takeda is a visual artist and filmmaker. His works involve a wide range of themes regarding memories and history. He uses multi-media installations, sound interventions, documentary films, large-scale photography installations, and collaborative community projects in various public contexts.

Shinpei is also a Founder and creative director of The AJA Project, a nonprofit dedicated to working with resettled refugee children in San Diego and displaced youth in Colombia and Thailand using a participatory photography. As a filmmaker he works on films with diverse topics including pre-WWII Japanese immigration to Tijuana, Mexico and the atomic bomb survivors living in the Americas (Atopus Studio).  As a performance artist, he directs Ghost Magnet Roach Motel, a noise performance unit from Tijuana, Mexico.

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