I was inspired by Japanese avant-garde films and dance and wanted to make a queer Japanese art mashup video for ITP’s Halloween Haunted House. Japan is an island and isolated itself from others because of that it creates own unique culture. Theme paper I picked during the class is fire.

Sources are Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971), Butterfly Dress Pledge (1974), Death in the Country (1974) by Shūji Terayama was an avant-garde Japanese poet, dramatist, writer, film director, and photographer. According to many critics and supporters, he was one of the most productive and provocative creative artists to come out of Japan. Imprint by Miike Takeshi is a highly prolific and controversial Japanese filmmaker. He gained international fame in 2000 when his romantic horror film Audition (1999) and butoh dance by Sankai Juku which is an internationally known dance troupe. Co-founded by Amagatsu Ushio in 1975, they have toured the world since , performing and teaching.ūji Terayama. Music is Wat Kyk Jy by Die Antwoord is a hip-hop group from Cape Town, South Africa consisting of three members Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi-Tek. The band self-identifies as a mélange of several diverse cultures.

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