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Criteques writings on her works

  • There is no doubt of Mako Idemitsu’s position as a pioneering woman artist in the field of experimental film and video. She is also an important precursor of feminist art in Japan, and in recent years she has become internationally famous for her series of narrative videos examining the psychological friction caused by the Japanese structure. It is necessary, however, to see her earlier films (about twenty-five 16mm films) in order to understand her video work properly.

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