Show Yanagisawa is a film director based in Tokyo, Japan. He began his creative career as an oil painter and live graffiti artist, studying under the prominent contemporary artist Takashi Murakami and graduating from Tama Art University in 2005. His signature abstract approach to filmmaking has earned him a number of the industry’s most prestigious awards. In this interview, part of CICLOPE Asia 2021, he goes through his early years and shares insights on his most iconic works in the last few years.