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


Programmer, International Film Festival Rotterdam
Research Fellow, University of Westminster

International Film Festival Rotterdam (23 January - 3 February 2019)
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]

Introduction ‘dumb type’ at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam as part of the exhibition Ryoji Ikeda (2 October)
In conversation with Anastasija Pirozneko at Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam (11 October)
In conversation with Park Jungbeom at Regent Street Cinema as part of London Korean Film Festival (11 November)
In conversation with Kazuo Hara at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, as part of IDFA (17 November)
In conversation with Naomi Kawase at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, as part of IDFA (18 November)
In conversation with Basir Mahmood at Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam (29 November)
Panel discussion on AKA Serial Killer (via Skype) at Scottish Youth Theatre, Document Human Right Film Festival, Glasgow (2 December)

MA Film, Television and Moving Image at University of Westminster