TT Takemoto is an artist, filmmaker, and scholar exploring hidden dimensions of same sex intimacy and trauma in Asian and Asian American history. Takemoto conjures up queer historical fantasies by manipulating found footage and engaging with tactile dimensions of the archive. Takemoto was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for Best Experimental Film at Slamdance Film Festival and Best Experimental Film Jury Award at Austin LGBTQ+ International Film Festival (aGLIFF). Their screenings include Ann Arbor, Anthology Film Archive, Asian Art Museum, BFI Flare, de Young Museum, Documenta 15, MIX Mexico, Marseille Underground Film Festival, Outfest, Queer Forever! (Hanoi), Rio Gay Film Festival, and SFMOMA, and Xposed International Queer Film Festival (Berlin).