Curator & Writer 

2ndlife
Ben Jeans Houghton
Curation
Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK, 2018

2ndlife is a first person film essay that uses the places and protagonists encountered on an inner and outer journey to and through Japan, to constellate a self reflexive narrative discussing perspectives on the history, philosophy and reality of suicide. The roving point of view camera embarks from the North East of England and travels to the metropolis of Tokyo, through the Zen gardens of Kyoto before reaching Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mt. Fuji. 

The film was presented as an exhibition at Bloc Projects, Sheffield and subsquently screened at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK

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