A round table discussion by curators Azusa Hashimoto, Shihoko Iida, and Jaime Pacena II. This event is supported by the Japan Foundation Manila. Organized by J Pacena, Louise Marcelino and 98B.

Azusa Hashimoto is the curator at the National Museum of Art, Osaka since 2008. Hashimoto and Jaime Pacena II co-curated Omnilogue: Alternating Currents - Japanese Art After March 2011 with Leigh Robb at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Australia. Shihoko Iida is an independent curator and co-curator of the forthcoming Aichi Triennale 2013 in Japan. She co-curated Omnilogue: Journey to the West at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi early this year (2012). Pacena is an artist, educator, and curator based in Manila. He helms the breathing, evolving, collaborative art project Bliss Market: Exchange in Time, Space of Transcience, culminating from May to June 2012. 


Mitomi Yukie, Japan Foundation Manila
Shiela de la Paz, Japan Foundation Manila
Ronald Caringal, Cubicle Art Space