• The Japan Foundation, Manila carries out different types of arts exchange programs in its misison to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and the Philippines.

      • Forces at Work

        Tuesday, December 2, 2014–January 28, 2015

        Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the University of the Philippines’ Jorge B. Vargas Museum (UPVM) are pleased to announce, “Forces at Work,” a group exhibition envisioned by young, emerging curators from the Philippines and Japan. This group exhibition is presented as part of the Japan Foundation’s Run & Learn: New Curatorial Constellations project with the next generation of curators from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Japan.

        “Forces at Work” comprises curatorial projects from participants of the Curatorial Development Program, initiated by UPVM and JFM biennially...

      • Art revives the spirit in the historical district of Escolta Transi(en)t Manila starts on November 15

             The Project Glocal and 98B COLLABoratory partners with Escolta Commercial Associations Inc. in its efforts to re-crown ESCOLTA as the Queen Street of Manila. Through the lightning residency program Transi(en)t Manila, invited artists and curators from Philippines, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and Thailand will produce installations, performances, laboratories, talks, and screenings to activate selected heritage buildings in Escolta.  

        Participating Artists and Curators: Ernest Concepcion, Ian Carlo Jaucian, Mark Salvatus, Renan Ortiz (Philippines), Tetsuya Umeda, Horio Kanta, Hiroyuki Hattori, Daiya Aida (Japan), Urich Lau (Singapore), Kwok-Hin Tang, Fiona Lee,...

      • Be a country of excellent disaster preparedness Earth Manual Project Exhibition opens at the Ayala Museum on November 8

        The Japan Foundation, Manila, in partnership with Ayala Museum, is proud to present the traveling exhibition Earth Manual Project on the third floor gallery of Ayala Museum from November 8 to December 7, 2014. An initiative of KIITO (Design and Creative Center Kobe), Earth Manual Project encourages a country of frequent natural disasters, such as the Philippines, to also become a country of excellent disaster preparedness. The exhibition’s maiden run happened last year in Kobe, Japan, wherein 23 projects from different Asian countries showcased activities centered on disaster risk reduction...

      • Ayala Midnight Museum

        Ayala Museum presents

        Midnight Museum 31 October 2014 | 8:00PM - 12:00MN

        Regular Admission: P500 | Members P450

        with Makoto Shinkai film showing from Japan Foundation Manila; "Apparition" performance tour by Sipat Lawin Ensemble; Carte Blanche after party by Museum Cafe supported by Avida Towers Asten official media partner Young Star For tickets and reservation call 759-8288 or email education@ayalamuseum.org

         

        Download:  Ayala Midnight Museum Poster

         

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