Julian Ross is a researcher, curator and writer based in Amsterdam. Recently completing his PhD thesis on 1960s Japanese expanded cinema at the University of Leeds, he has curated film programmes and performances for Anthology Film Archives (NYC), Eye Film Institute (Amsterdam), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF), Gasworks (London) and Close-Up Film Centre (London). He was an assistant curator for the touring retrospective series (2011-13) on the Art Theatre Guild of Japan at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Pacific Film Archives (Berkeley) and BFI (London). As a writer, he has published articles in post and Film Comment as well as chapters for Impure Cinema (I.B. Tauris, 2014), Slow Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, Forthcoming) and The Japanese Cinema Book (BFI, forthcoming). He is an advisor for the short film selection committee at International Film Festival Rotterdam.