The documentary Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity pays homage to one of the world’s most renowned architects: Japanese ‘Master of Minimalism’ Tadao Ando.
Ando’s award-winning exposed concrete designs create a spectacular connection between Japanese tradition and contemporary modernism.
The film introduces viewers to his world-famous buildings and offers an exclusive look into his work process. Ando shares his sources of personal inspiration and motivation.
‘Western civilisation has a culture of addition, Eastern culture is one of subtraction.’ (Tadao Ando)
Directed by Mathias Frick, and produced by Susann Schimk and Jörg Trentmann.
Japanese dialogue with English and German subtitles.