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Julian is a writer on film and art. His writing has appeared in Sight and Sound, Film Comment, Bomb Magazine and Aesthetica Magazine. He participated in the Locarno Critics’ Academy (2014) and Trainee Project for Young Film Critics at IFFR (2011). He has taken part in panels organised by BFI, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin Critics' Week and more. His activities in non-academic writing, public presentations and other activities will be listed here.


2018/Upcoming
Introduction ‘dumb type’ at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam (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)
Masterclass with Kazuo Hara at Bertha Dochouse, Open City Documentary Festival (5 September) [moderator]
Festival Academies panel at VIS Vienna Shorts (1 June) [speaker]
Hubert Bals Fund Script Development Bright Future selection committee 2018 [funding; member]
Catalogues Notes for IFFR

2017
Hubert Bals Fund Script Development Bright Future selection committee 2017 [funding; member]
EYE Experimental selection committee 2017 [distribution; member]
Fukeiron, or the Politics and Poetics of Landscape (Eric Baudelaire) at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art  (29 January) [speaker; panel]
Breakout at Berlin Critics' Week (Woche de Kritik) (11 February) [speaker; panel]
Make the most out of a film festival at IFFR (29 January) [speaker; panel]
Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver artist talk at NYU (6 March) [talk; discussant]
About the Island, curated by George Clark at Essay Film Festival (28 March) [screening; discussant]
writing
Catalogues Notes for IFFR
Favourites 2017 for Desistfilm

2016
Gallery Tour for Fluorescent Chrysanthemum at ICA, London (12 Nov) [tour guide]
Quezon City International Film Festival (13-19 Oct) [Circle competition; juror]
The Red Army Weekend at AV Festival [panel; speaker]
Programmers' Meeting at S(8) Festival [panel; speaker]
The Park - Randa Maroufi at Cracking the Frame [screening; moderator]
Between the frames. Japanese Experimental Film: Prolific Years 1975-1980 at BOZAR & Art Cinema OFFoff [screening; moderator]
Writing
On Short Film for FeKK
On Asian Cinema for Nang Issue 0
Two Dollar Movie contribution for LOLA
Interview with Jananne Al-Ani for Sonic Acts
Catalogue Notes for IFFR
Catalogue Notes for Filmadrid
Favourites 2016 for Desistfilm

2015
DCP Projection of Independent Cinema at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival [panel; speaker]
Internationalization of the Short - Portuguese Films at Curtas Vila do Conde [panel; speaker]
Nowe Horyzonty Film Festival (23 July - 2 Aug) [juror; European Short Film competition]
Oberhausen Seminar [participant]
writing
On Yoko Ono for Sight and Sound
On Art Rotterdam for Desistfilm
On IDFA Paradocs for Desistfilm
Film review: Tulsa for Film Comment
Interview with Karl Lemieux for BOMB
Interview with Lukas Marxt for BOMB
Interview with Yohei Suzuki for Film Comment
Liner notes for Takashi Makino DVD
Catalogue Notes for IFFR
Catalogue Notes for Filmadrid
Favourites 2015 for Desistfilm
Favourites 2015 for Senses of Cinema

2014
Locarno Critics' Academy [participant]
writing
On Lav Diaz for Aesthetica
On Lav Diaz conference at Locarno for Pardo Live
On African VoD at Locarno for Indiewire
On Orphan Film Symposium at Eye Film Institute for Desistfilm
On Norio Imai for Desistfilm
Film review: Of Men and War at IDFA for Indiewire
Film review: Those Who Feel the Fire Burning at IDFA for Indiewire
Exhibition review: Maryam Jari exhibit at Gasworks for Desistfilm
Interview with Park Jungbum at Locarno for Film Comment
Interview with Kohei Igarashi at Locarno for Midnight Eye
Interview with Takashi Makino for Film Comment
Interview with Peter von Bagh for Desistfilm
Catalogue Notes for IFFR

2013
writing
Obituary on Donald Richie for Midnight Eye
Book review: for Midnight Eye

2012
writing
On Zero Jigen for Desistfilm
Interview with Eric Baudelaire for Vertigo
Interview with Takahiko Iimura for Vertigo
Interview with Light Industry for Vertigo
Liner notes for Takahiko Iimura: Early Poems DVD
Liner notes for Film Independents DVD

2011
Panel at BFI for The Art Theatre Guild of Japan season [panel; chair]
Trainee Project for Young Film Critics at IFFR [participant]
writing
On Nathaniel Dorsky for IFFR Blog
On Sydney Film Festival for Electric Sheep
On Shuji Terayama for Electric Sheep
On Nippon Connection for Electric Sheep
On IFFR for Electric Sheep
Film review: Galaxy for Electric Sheep
Film review: Cross of Love (Teuvo Tulio) for Electric Sheep
Film review: Children of the Revolution for Electric Sheep
Film review: Poetry at IFFR for Director’s Notes
Film review: End of Animal at IFFR for Director’s Notes
Film review: Love Addiction at IFFR for Director’s Notes
Film review: Bleak Night at IFFR for Director’s Notes
Film review: Archipelago for Director’s Notes
Interview with Gen Takahashi for Director’s Notes [audio]
Interview with Park Jungbum at IFFR for Director’s Notes [audio]
Interview with Yoon Sung Hyun at IFFR for Director’s Notes [audio]

2010
writing
On Tsai Ming-liang at Leeds IFF for Director’s Notes
Film review: Double Tide at Leeds IFF for Director’s Notes
Film review: Mare’s Tail at Leeds IFF for Director’s Notes
Film review: Ruhr at LFF for Director’s Notes
Interview with Takahiko Iimura for Midnight Eye