In Japan, hikikomori “acute social withdrawal”; (colloquially/adaptive translation: shut-in) are reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. Hikikomori refers to both the phenomenon in general and the recluses themselves. Hikikomori have been described as loners or “modern-day hermits”. Estimates suggest that half a million Japanese youth have […]Read More A postmodern film emerges an imaginary story of hikikomori. Work in progress.
“Mare’s Nest” (2014) Film by Fred L’Epee and Kenneth Gentry Co-producers: Fred L’Epee, Ed Alvarado, Kenneth Gentry (United States, Switzerland) 09min 20s. Genre : Experimental/Fiction Year 2014 Duration 09 mn 20s Language English/French Helicon Films 2014 This work is licensed under Creative Commons. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.Read More Mare’s Nest (2014) Film poster
Pathology of the Image Article by Fred L’Epee Image. Concept. Psychology. The image is a process that will never stop. We belong to her as she belongs to us. We film it. We look at it. It forms the expansion of us even. Our private impairment. The image is a psychological movement of gesture, act and […]Read More Article “Pathology of the Image”