Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Sybilla Patrizia is an Austrian documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Tokyo. In her work, she has covered social, cultural and political topics such as the struggles of the Tibetan Diaspora in Northern India, Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, the stigmatization of menstruation in Japanese society and the LGBTQ+ community in Tokyo.
Her projects have been published by the BBC, Financial Times, VICE , AnOther Magazine and Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin amongst others, and have been featured and exhibited in Germany, Austria, the USA, Japan and the UK.
Clementine Nuttall is a British interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker. Having trained in historic crafts and conservation, she now specializes in fusing this traditional culture with contemporary storytelling - through sculpture, installation and film. Her work explores the human role in the material life cycle; celebrating our connections to the natural world.
Following a career in the UK where she exhibited, taught in universities, and was commissioned by the Royal Household, she pursued her dream of moving to Japan. Nuttall is now based at Tokyo University of the Arts as an M.F.A candidate in Global Art Practice, following 2 years research in the Department of Urushi.
NAOTO JOHN TANAKA
Production Coordinator, Translator
Naoto John Tanaka is an artist based in Tokyo. His works involve the history of the land he is in, and in addition to working with visual media himself, he has professional experience transcripting and translating text between Japanese and English for existing works, including videos for ‘Don’t Follow the Wind’, an international exhibition curated by ChimPom, Kenji Kubota, Eva and Franco Mattes and Jason Waite.
He also teaches creative writing and logical thinking at a Japanese high school.