Kapwa Collective Presents:B A T O K - Kalinga Tattoo
Markers of Identity: From Indigenous to Diasporic
with Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores, Anthropologist and Professor
University of the Philippines, Baguio Saturday November 3, 2012519 Church Street Community Centre7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Program featuring storytelling of tattoo journeys by three Filipina Canadians, multimedia art by Kristina Guison and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo
, and photography by Ruel Bimuyag
Full details: http://kapwacollective.tumblr.com/events
In this spirit, w
e are honoured to introduce the home of the Kapwa Collective to the community.
Please join us on the journey: kapwacollective.tumblr.com
The Autumn Equinox marks a time to offer thanks for love and guidance as we dream our intentions for new beginnings and creative projects into being.
Kapwa Collective in Baguio City, Philippines
i accepted an invitation to present my installation, Singing Plants Reconstruct Memory
at the KAPWA-3 Conference
on Indigenous Knowledges in the Academe to be held at the University of the Philippines in Baguio City from June 28 to 30, 2012.
KAPWA-3 will convene scholars from diverse Philippine universities and Schools of Living Traditions, cultural workers and artists who are actively involved with preserving Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices (IKSP) in their lifeworks. There will be international discussants from Japan, Thailand, Mongolia, the USA and Canada whose research points to the importance of IKSP in formal education.
i will be journeying with a group of Filipino-Canadian healers, artists, and critical thinkers from Toronto: Aimee Gomez, Jennifer Maramba, Christine Balmes, and Kristen Sison. we are committed to sharing the learning process with our communities. so in truth, you will be journeying with us.
maraming salamat / many thanks to Kidlat Tahimik, Dr. Katrin de Guia, and the Heritage and Arts Academies of the Philippines (H.A.P.I.) team for their support.
learn more about our kapwa journey
i will be sharing a new digitally animated version of re/connections II: Guided By Clouds at The Pearl:join us for dream-sharing to the sound of kulintang gongs pantayo / for usaccompanied by kubings carrying indigenous bird namesas we gather under waterfalls of cordillera textiles wrapped up in community love - jsaMiracle Thieves
hosts The Pearl - the first Cultural Series presenting The Philippines with an art exhibition opening on Thursday April 26th and a reception featuring
Philippines-inspired music on Saturday April 28th, 2012
Exhibiting through Visuals, Sounds, Tastes and Knowledge (in alphabetical order): Anakbayan Toronto
, Jodinand Aguillon
, Jo SiMalaya Alcampo
, Centre for Babaylan Studies
, CMango Design
, Michaela Cruz
, Sammy Jade
, Kapwa 3 Conference (Baguio, Philippines)
, Lamesa Filipino Kitchen
, Jen Maramba
, Pacific Blues
, Pinoy Culture Bookstore
, Eric Quebral
, The Original Fiddy
and more.maraming salamat / many thanks:christine balmes for encouraging the re/connection jen maramba for curatorial/spiritual support- jsa
Jo talks about: “i am good inside”
Kaleidocube: The Solar Scope of Life
Community Arts Project by Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Joce Tremblay, Kyle Duffield and the AGO Youth Council
Influenced by colour theory and the strong connections between art and science, the Council and lead artists have created an interactive installation that uses technology and audio sound-scapes to tell stories about colour, memory and culture.
The project was also inspired by the Isang Litrong Liwanag (A Liter of Light)
in the Phillipines. For more information about this ingenious solar light project visit http://isanglitrongliwanag.org/about-us/Thank you to Lorena Salome for technical support and AGO Youth Program Coordinator, Syrus Marcus Ware.About the Youth Council The AGO Council
works collectively to initiate programming at the Art Gallery of Ontario by youth for youth, including exhibitions, public art projects, large-scale events, field trips and much more. This hands-on, fast-paced program gives participants a chance to work with local and international artists, advocates and activists on projects that reflect the concerns, interests and passions of people between the ages of 14 to 24.
has been made available online by RCI Vision - a film and video directory made up of works produced by Radio Canada International as well as those created by Canadian and international filmmakers.
Their mission is to present short films, essays, portraits and documentaries where cultures meet and ideas grow, bringing countries and people together, learning more about Canada and its diversity, discovering places and unusual facts. Watch video
Mark S. Bonham Scholarship for Queer Studies in Film and Video
ANNUAL DEADLINE: MAY 30
Inaugurated in 2002, this annual scholarship assists a Canadian student to pursue post-secondary studies in the field of film or video.
More info: insideout.caPhoto: Scott Ferguson, Executive Director, presenting 2003 Mikey/Shmikey Audience Award for Best Short Film or Video to Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, 2007 Mark S. Bonham Scholarship Winner.
S is for Student
This annual program at the Images Festival features a selection of student film and video from around the globe.Sat April 9, 2011
6:00pm - 7:00pm
@ JACKMAN HALL, AGOCurated by Selena Lee (York University), Lucas Freeman (University of Toronto) and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo (OCAD University)The Images Festival is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen.
Thanks to Scott Miller Berry, Pablo de Ocampo, and Kate MacKay!
Jo SiMalaya Alcampo is among the contributors to INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media & Radical Aesthetics
Issue #2: Counter-ArchiveNOW AVAILABLE http://www.incite-online.net/issue2.html Special Thanks to Brett Kashmere, Editor and Christina Battle for the encouragement