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Reflective Notes (Reconfiguration)

7m Short, Experimental 2021

The versatile artist Koki Tanaka, working across video, photography and site-specific installation, addresses isolation and existing social divisions in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in this sweeping essay film drawing on theories of collectivity and his personal archive of footage collected during, and even before, the crisis.

Reflective Notes (Reconfiguration) is commissioned by The Sydney Opera House with support from The Japan Foundation, Sydney for Returning: Part 1, a digital exhibition that offers succinct mediations on the events, experiences and propositions prompted by the pandemic. To explore further works, click here.

Streaming worldwide from August 20-September 2 as part of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film 2021

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Koki Tanaka


Japanese, English



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