David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde

In 1920 David Burliuk travelled to Japan ,where he cooperated with the emerging Japanese futurist movement on whom he had an enormous influence

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The fifth film in the documentary series by Copernicus Films about the Russian avant-garde. In 1920 David Burliuk travelled to Japan from Russia, where he spent two years before finally emigrating to America. Born in the Ukraine, David Burliuk was known as the Father of Russian futurism but after the revolution he and his family found it necessary to leave Russia. Whilst in Japan he cooperated with the emerging Japanese futurist movement with whom he had an enormous influence.

A film by Michael Craig

Director: Michael Craig

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