• The Japan Foundation, Manila conducts a wide range of activities in introducing the different facets of Japanese culture. Activities/projects that deepen the understanding and appreciation of Japan include invitations extended to different cultural groups; workshops on human exchange programs that are directed towards personnel development and self-reliance are also undertaken.

    • Call for Application for Curatorial Workshop

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      The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum announce a call for applications for a Curatorial Workshop in November 2015.

      It is a program aimed at enhancing expertise in curating contemporary art and related platforms. Selected participants are required to present an exhibition/art project proposal at the workshop and two participants will receive a grant for a two weeks research tour in Japan (February 22-March 6. 2016), after which they will be asked to organize an exhibition/art project in 2017 in the Philippines.


      November 28-30, 2015 (3 days)


      University of the Philippines Vargas Museum

      (UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City)


      Please submit the application form in full with required documents to the Japan Foundation, Manila via e-mail (mocampo@jfmo.org.ph) with subject heading “Curators’ Workshop 2015” by 08 November, 2015.

      - Application form

      - CV

      - Portfolio of past 3 projects, if any

      - 800-word sub-concept essay “Levels of the Local, Contexts of the Contemporary.”


      The Japan Foundation, Manila

      Attn: Marc J. Ocampo (Mr.)

      23rd Floor, Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue & Makati Avenue, Makati City 1226

      TEL: 02-811-6155 ~ 58    FAX: 02-811-6153 

      E-mail: mocampo@jfmo.org.ph


      Curatorial Workshop Application Form (2015)


      Curatorial Workshop Application Guideline (2015) rev

      Timetable and Process (PDF attachment)