Julian is a curator, researcher and writer based in Amsterdam and London.


Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, Research Fellow at University of Westminster
British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship, Research Associate (for May Adadol Ingawanij's project), University of Westminster
Programmer at International Film Festival Rotterdam

International Film Festival Rotterdam (23 January - 3 February 2019)
Hyphen - An Evening with NANG at Regent Street Cinema, Open City Documentary Festival (5 September)
Other Tongue - An Evening with NANG at Light Industry (14 June)
MUBI x NANG present: IN & OUT (6 films)  (May-August)
Japan Modern [exhibition], Smithsonian Institute, Freer | Sackler Gallery (29 September - 21 Jan 2019) [advisor for film selection]
Fluorescent Chrysanthemum Remembered, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art (18 December - 24 Feb 2019) [coordinator of films]

NANG issue 4: In & Out [magazine; guest co-editor with Maryam Tafakory]
'Kazuo Hara: Shoes Still On' for Open City Documentary Festival booklet and their Kazuo Hara retrospective
'NO. 541 by Tomatsu Shomei' for Photography & Culture, July 2018 [journal article; co-written with Jelena Stojkovic]
'Rebellion of the Body: Hijikata Tatsumi, Performance Documentation and Japanese Experimental Film' in Federico Windhausen (ed.), A Companion to Experimental Film [book chapter; writer]
'Japanese Artists' Film in 1968-69' in Jasia Reichardt (ed.), Fluorescent Chrysanthemum Revisited. Exh. Cat. Laznia Center for Contemporary Art [article; writer]
Title tbc - an article on Tanaami Keiichi for Collaborative Cataloging Japan [website; writer]
Title tbc in Shanay Jhaveri (ed.), Outsider Films in America [book chapter; writer]
Title tbc in David Desser (ed.),  A Companion to Japanese Cinema [book chapter; writer]

Symbiotic Cinema conference at Linnaeus University, Sweden (6-8 September) [speaker]
Masterclass with Kazuo Hara at Bertha Dochouse, Open City Documentary Festival (6 September) [moderator]
Panel 'Talent Scouting and short film distribution' at Sarajevo Film Festival (14 August) [participant]
Panel 'The Tremors of the Japanese New Wave'' at The Barbican, Japan Avant-Garde Experimental Film Festival (23 September) [participant]
Workshop ‘Asia through the Aperture’ at University of Westminster (18 September) [co-organiser and panelist]

MA Researching Histories in Asian Cinema at University of Westminster [module co-leader]
MA Film Programming and Moving Image Curation [contributing lecturer]
BA Fine Arts [contributing lecturer]
MA Final Projects [supervisor]

2018 Flaherty Seminar (16-22 June) [invited participant]
Video interview with Tanaami Keiichi for CCJ [interviewer]