Echoing his work in white relief sculptures, Imai Norio’s debut film is entirely composed of circular flashes made using a hole punch on each frame of 16mm black film leader. The circles appear to shake dramatically due to slight variations in the position of the holes.
The other films shown within Imai Norio: Time Severed, Jointed and Stretched
FloorImai Norio IFFR 2017 3′
Imai Norio films the floor of a room. A 16mm home movie that gives a small impression of how an artist’s mind works when toying with a medium new to him.
Jointed FilmImai Norio IFFR 2017 20′
The film version of his installation Severed Film, Imai Norio’s found-footage film is a collage made from discarded 16mm film he collected from a local television station.
On AirImai Norio IFFR 2017 16′
Describing videotape as a "tape measure of time", Imai Norio’s performance shows him wrapping a television monitor with open-reel videotape, visually silencing the broadcast.
Pizza TimeImai Norio IFFR 2017 10′
One of several performances where Imai Norio used the Polaroid, this one involves him eating slices of pizza while recreating his dinner in picture form.
- Original title
- Imai Norio
- no dialogue
- Imai Norio
- Okawara Noboru
- Sound Design
- Yamamoto Satoshi