“hibi” 13 full moons(“HIBI 13 full moons”)
- Director: MAEDA Shinjiro
2005 Japanese Subtitled in - Color Video 96 min
Contact Name: MAEDA Shinjiro
1-4-C-0 Higashimae, Ogaki-city, Gifu 503-0835 JAPAN
[Festivals and prizes] Yamagata IDFF 2005, Visions du Reel (in Competition) 2006
[Synopsis] The filmmaker filmed fifteen seconds a day with his laptop computer’s built-in camera for 365 days, the waxing of the moon determining what time of the day to shoot. Despite the “automatism” of the unedited footage, a vivid picture of the personal comes forth.
Born in 1969, Maeda Shinjiro uses video media for artistic production. Active in collaboration with artists from other fields such as performance art, his works include The King’s Children (1998), Inoue Shinta Project of Shepherd 1999 (collaboration with Inoue, 1999, screened at YIDFF ’99), ON (2000) and Vision for the Death of Buddy Matsumae (collaboration with Oki Hiroyuki, 2002). He is currently an associate professor at the International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS) in Gifu Prefecture.