God and Father and Me



Filmmaker: Hikaru Suzuki

Year of production : 2008, Country : Japan, Length : 36 minutes



1984年福島県生まれ。武蔵野美術大学彫刻学科卒業。ベルリン芸術大学大学院映像学科卒業。第一回座・高円寺ドキュメンタリーフィルムフェスティバル・第7回恵比寿映像祭・イメージフォーラムフェスティバル2017・コラボレーション作品で山形国際ドキュメンタリー映画祭(2011, 2017)に参加。アートセンターオンゴーイングやKAYOKOYUKIなどのアートギャラリーで個展も行っている。

Hikaru Suzuki
Born in Fukushima in 1984. Currently lives and works in Tokyo. After studying Sculpture and Video Art at Musashino Art University in 2008, Film focused on Cinéma vérité at Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS) in 2011, he received a grants for Overseas Study for Young Artists from Pola Art Foundation in 2013 and lived in Berlin from 2012 to 2018. He studied Montage at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF until 2015 and earned his Master’s degree in the film class of Thomas Arslan and the art class of Nina Fischer at Berlin University of the Arts (Institute of time-based Media) in 2018.

His work “Anrakuto” won the independent film grand prize at CINE DRIVE 2012 in Osaka. He presented his video work “Garden” in New Film Japan Program at Image Forum Festival 2017. His film and video works have been shown in art spaces and film festivals, among them WRO art center, Poland (2016), Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa (2015), Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions -See You on the Planet- at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum (2015), KAMERA JAPAN FESTIVAL Rotterdam(2015), Nippon connection in Naxoshalle Kino, Frankfurt, Germany (2015), HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Germany (2014), Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (2014), etc. He participated in the collaboration project, BETWEEN YESTERDAY & TOMORROW Omnibus 2011-2012 for FUKUSHIMA and the work was screened in New Docs Japan section at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2011. He is a programmer of experimental film culture in Japan now.