DVD David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde
2007, 52 min., English
Director: Michael Craig
Member price: $24.25
David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde charts Burliuk's work during the two years he spent in Japan (1920-1922), staging exhibitions in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Yokohama; working with Japanese artists; and leaving a lasting influence on the growing Japanese Futurist movement. The film's many locations include the small island of Ogasawara in the Pacific Ocean, which Burliuk visited in the manner of Gauguin.
The film was being screened at The Ukrainian Museum in conjunction with the exhibition Futurism and After: David Burliuk, 1882-1967(website).
Viewers of the DVD may be interested in the exhibition catalogue, which is available online: go to Books > Exhibit Catalogues.