Julian Ross is a researcher, curator and writer. He is a Research Fellow at CREAM, University of Westminster, and teaches on the Film, Television and Moving Image MA. He is a Research Associate for May Adadol Ingawanij’s British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship project (2018-19) and was a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (2015-18). In 2015 he completed his PhD ‘Beyond the Frame: Intermedia and Expanded Cinema in 1960-70s Japan’ at the University of Leeds. He has presented curatorial projects on film and performance at Tate Modern, Art Institute of Chicago, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, British Film Institute, Eye Film Institute, Harvard Film Archive, Anthology Film Archives, Light Industry, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and other institutions. He was an assistant curator for the film series ‘Art Theatre Guild and Japanese Underground Cinema’ at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). He is a Programmer at International Film Festival Rotterdam where he has presented retrospectives on Zhou Tao, Basim Magdy, Norio Imai and Su Hui-yu. He has contributed articles to Japanese Expanded Cinema Revisited (Exh. Cat., 2017), Preservation, Radicalism and the Avant-Garde Canon (2016), Slow Cinema (2015), Impure Cinema (2014) and several upcoming publications.
Film and Media
Film and media research is a long standing area of excellence at CREAM, and leads the field for interdisciplinary approaches to moving image practices and their discourses. CREAM research ranges from experimental documentary to moving image installations of international renown.