Evening Will Come: Bio
image of Hiroshi Sunairi

Born in Hiroshima in 1972, Hiroshi Sunairi had completed three doc film projects; air, about the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Making Mistakes, a travelogue in Tibet and Majulah Singapura about the launching of Tree Project in Singapore. These films have screened in numerous film festivals and art context: the most notably, National Museum of Singapore 2014, cutlog Paris 2013, Green Film Festival in Seoul 2013, Cinema Vérité—Iran International Documentary Film Festival 2012, DMZ Korean International Documentary Film Festival 2012, Gandhinagar International Film Festival in India 2012, Filums—the LUMS International Film Festival in Pakistan 2012 and UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival 2012. Since 2006, Sunairi has been distributing seeds of the Hibaku—trees that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima around the world and exhibited the project at the Horticultural Society of New York in 2001 and the Singapore National Museum in 2014. Sunairi currently working on two docs; COSMIC MOVEMENTS – MIHTOTILIZTLI about Mexican Americans practicing the tradition of Aztec and Leur Existence 彼らの存在 about the Hibaku trees and the tree Dr. who takes care of them. In sculpture/installation works, he has presented Elephant in the Room, a series of works about public memory, including: A Night of Elephants, a sculptural installation using A-bombed trees at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan (2005); White Elephant, a life-sized ceramic installation at Japan Society, NY (2007); and elephant, a sculpture using local trees in Flushing Meadows Corona Park at the Queens Museum, NY (2010). Sunairi has exhibited internationally and teaches in the Art Department at New York University.