ctivate your senses with works and ideas by Japanese and Southeast Asian Artists (including Pinoy media artists, of course) in Media/Art Kitchen Manila’s “Sensorium.”

“Sensorium” is a multi-site program/exhibition on media, art and technology this whole month of November featuring exhibitions, labs, workshops and talks, and film screenings.

It will be held in different venues such as Ayala Museum, Green Papaya Art Projects Art Gallery, 98B Collaboratory Art Gallery/Design Lab, and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s School of Design & Arts (DLS-CSB SDA).

Media/Art Kitchen Manila is organized by Japan Foundation Manila and Ayala Museum to celebrate the 40th year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation.

For details, contact 811-6155 to 58 or makmanila@gmail.com.
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8. NOV. 5 TUES- NOV. 8 FRI (2-5PM)


Check out the design collaboration titled “Project Joint” by Gary-Ross Pastrana and New York-based designer Stanley Ruiz. The installation is site-specific at First United Bldg. along Escolta St. in Manila. The building has art deco architecture designed by Andres Luna de San Pedro, the son of Juan Luna.

310 Escolta St, Bindondo, Manila (Landmarks: East West Bank and UCPB are on the ground floor.)



7. NOV. 7 THURS (6PM)

Experience the opening reception of “Sensorium” with performances by Pinoy sound wizards Caliph8, Mannet Villariba, Mel Araneta, Paolo Garcia (Pasta Groove), and Erick Calilan; with Singaporean sound artist Bani Haykal.

Makati Ave. cor. Dela Rosa St., Makati City



6. NOV. 7 THURS-NOV. 17 SUN (3PM-7PM) 

Listen to sound waves as you check out the underground radio booth of WSK.fm Radio at Green Papaya Art Projects art gallery.

41B Gener St. (cor. Kamuning St.), Quezon City



5. NOV. 8 MON-NOV. 24 SUN

Catch Japanese artist Kenichi Hagihara’s wok responding to this modern age of selfies and avatars at the Ayala Museum.

Exhibiting artists include Kenichi Hagihara, Takashi Makino, mamoru, Yuichiro Tamura, Tetsuya Umeda, Lyota Yagi (Japan), lifepatch, Anggun Priambodo (Indonesia), Fairuz Sulaiman (Malaysia), Ringo Bunoan , Kawayan De Guia, Tad Ermitano, Liby Limoso, Manny Montelibano, Renan Ortiz, Maria Rosalie Zerrudo (Philippines), Chulayarnnon Siriphol (Thailand) and Bruce Quek (Singapore).

Makati Ave. cor. Dela Rosa St., Makati City



4. NOV. 9 SAT (6PM)

Enjoy a Fete dela WSK program featuring Japanese sound visionary Tetusya Umeda peppered with experimental music by Elemento and Bent Lynchpin. The event will be site-specific at First United Bldg.

310 Escolta St, Bindondo, Manila (Landmarks: East West Bank and UCPB are on the ground floor.)



3. NOV. 10 SUN, NOV. 17 SUN, AND NOV. 20 WED.

Catch Japanese artist Takashi Makino’s 3D film and other screenings in Film Development Council of the Philippines Cinema Baguio (Nov 10), FDCP Cinema IloIlo (Nov 17), FDCP Cinema Davao (Nov 20), and at DLS-CSB SDA (Nov 20).



2. NOV. 20 WED-NOV. 24 SUN (2-5PM)

Participate in “Remote Cntrl,” a media and technology workshop facilitated by award-winning urban artist Mark Salvatus and San Francisco-based Stephanie Syjuco in 98B Collaboratory.

Mezzanine floor, First United Bldg., 310 Escolta St, Binondo, Manila.



1. NOV. 8 FRI to NOV. 25 MON

Catch talks on different topics such as sound production, design, and film work such as Experimental Film by Yason Banal at DLS-CSB SDA.

950 Pablo Ocampo St. (formerly Vito Cruz St.), Malate, Manila


Which events will you attend? Which ones have you attended? Share your experiences in the Comments Section below.

Robin Reyes

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