TALK EXCHANGE 2: On Performance and Artist Development Platform in Japan: Asian Performing Arts Farm (APAF) and Filipino artists participation

From the Komunidad X website:

The Asian Performing Arts Farm has provided platform for development of next generation artists in the region. Filipino artists have been selected to join its laboratory, exhibition and festival platforms for the past few years creating opportunities for international collaboration and co-creation. Join us as we premiere performances co-created in Japan by Filipino directors with an international team of collaborators via kXchange.Engage in our Talk Exchange via Zoom this Saturday Dec 5, 2020 to get to know about the artistic processes and challenges of intercultural collaborations and what discoveries and opportunities arise in these platforms.

This is Part 2 of 3 of the UTSUROI Live Archives Talk Exchange program. We will have Japanese translations and talk will mostly be in English (with provision for live captioning).

TALK EXCHANGE 2: On Performance and Artist Development Platform in Japan: Asian Performing Arts Farm (APAF) and Filipino artists participation.

Dec 5, 2020 (Saturday)14:00 Philippine Standard Time. Live on Zoom(The program will run for 2.5 hours)Registration is Free: (or scan the QR on the poster).

GUESTS: TADA Junnosuke (pre-recorded Interview video), Tuxqs Rutaquio, Issa Manalo, Lopez, James Harvey Estrada, Jared Jonathan Luna, Abner Delina

Moderated by: Olive Nieto

Asian Performing Arts Farm (APAF) is a development initiative under the Tokyo Festival that offers opportunities for artists in Asia to elevate their creative practice through mutual exchange, and expand their presence beyond national and cultural boundaries. The initiative was launched in 2002 as the Asian Performing Arts Festival with a view to promoting culture through artistic exchange between Asian regions. In 2016, it changed its name to “Asian Performing Arts Forum,” serving as a venue that brings young artists together. In 2018, Junnosuke Tada assumed the role of Director, taking over from former-Producer Satoshi Miyagi, who led the program for ten years. In 2019, APAF underwent a major remodeling, changing “forum” to “farm,” with the aim of providing “rich soil” for the next generation of artists to grow in an increasingly globalized age. The new logo, redesigned for 2020, adopts a free and flowing design.

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