Hakudo Kobayashi

Hakudo Kobayashi was a central figure in Video Hiroba, a collective founded in 1972. Since 1979, he has worked with the Tokyo Video Festival, a competition sponsored by Victor Electronics. As a writer and an artist, Kobayashi has endeavored to promote video in daily life through community activities in Kunitachi City. In one performance of his work Lapse of Communication, 350 subjects participated.   full biography


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1972-1980, 16 min, color, sound
2010, 162 min, color and b&w, sound, DVD, Japanese with English subtitles
Computer Movie No. 2
1969, 8 min, b&w, sound
Image Modulator
1969, 45 sec, color, sound
Ooi and Environs
1977, 1:30 min, color, sound
1971, 8 min, color, sound
Oh! My Mother
1969, 14 min, color, sound
Camera, Monitor, Frame
1976, 17:15 min, b&w, sound
Hand No. 2
1976, 7:50 min, b&w, silent
Magnetic Scramble
1968, 30 sec, b&w, silent
Under A Bridge
1974, 13 min, b&w, sound
What a Woman Made
1973, 10:50 min, b&w, sound
Kick The World
1974, 15 min, b&w, sound
1972, 1:30 min, b&w, sound
Digest of Video Performance, 1978-1983
1978-1983, 15:35 min, color, sound
Lapse Communication
1972-1980, 16 min, color, sound
Image of Image-Seeing
1973, 11:20 min, b&w, sound
The Recognition Construction: Hyojyutsu (Against Application or Mimesis)
1975, 20 min, color, sound