Part essay, part autobiography, the first book by Japanese filmmaker Daïchi Saïto offers a reflection on the artist's life, career and practice. With a foreword by André Habib, professor of film studies at the University of Montreal and a specialist in experimental cinema.
Daïchi Saïto (born in Japan
, lives and works in Montreal) studied literature and philosophy in the U.S. and Hindi and Sanskrit in India before turning to film in Montreal. Co-founder of Double Negative, a Montreal-based group of film/video/installation/projection performance artists dedicated to the exhibition and production of experimental cinema, Saïto has been actively involved in Montreal's filmmaking
community over a decade. His work has been widely exhibited in major film festivals, museums, galleries and cinematheques worldwide, including: Centre Pompidou (Paris); The Austrian Film Museum (Vienna); Serralves
Museum of Contemporary Art (Porto); International Film Festival Rotterdam; The New York Film Festival's “Views from the Avant-Garde,” among others.