Umi Ishihara

Umi Ishihara is an artist and Film Director. The major themes of her work centre around love, personal memories and society. Her work adopts a mix of documentary and fiction, muddying the waters of believability. Feature film ‘Gravity and Radiance: The full testament’ premiered at Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions and the theater released including Image Forum. (2022) Selected for the 15th shiseido art egg (2021) First feature film ‘The Garden Apartment’ and short film ‘The Pioneer’ premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019 and across seas. The Short film ‘Janitor of Lunacy’ was commissioned by the BFI/BBC(2019). Selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2019) Contemporary Art Foundation Teiya Iwabuchi award. (2016)





● EASTEAST_TOKYO 2023 Project Participating Artist ● EE_V/S/P Program: the PLAN Selected by EE_V/S/P Program