in cooperation with 98B
EQUI TOUR | Seiji Shimoda
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 1:00 PM
413 Escolta St., First
One of the most active visual performance artist in
Founder and director of Nippon International Performance Art Festival (NIPAF)
will be having an intimate art talk with the crowd of artist at 98-B on August
26th at 1PM. Everyone is invited! Japan
Seiji Shimoda was born on the 6th of July 1953, in the mountainous region of
In 1970 he started writing poems, joined high school student movement and for a
brief moment, dropped out of high school and traveled inside Nagano, Japan by
hitchhike. Then in 1975 he started to focus on art, experimental theater,
performance art in Japan .
He held many performances in Osaka
during his 3 months stay in 1982. In 1987 he started his Western European
countries tour. And a host of invitations of more than 150 international art
festivals in 37 countries followed, including Western, Central Europe, Paris Asia, North & Central America.
98B is a multi-disciplinary laboratory. It seeks to establish a convergence with artists, designers, curators, writers, musicians, film makers, educators, researchers, cultural workers, performers, architects and students together with the general public. It is deemed as a place for discussion and collaboration with and among its growing community. Talks and presentations on a range of topics are scheduled to facilitate diversity and generate exchange. Here, thoughts are shared and plans are formulated to better engage present and future stakeholders.
98B is a conceptual locale. Its physical presence is not bound by a particular site. The 98B venue exists wherever communal engagements are necessary or applicable.
How to get to 98b Escolta by train?
1. Take the LRT to Carriedo
2. Walk to Escolta and go to
413 Escolta St. after the creek.
Landmark: First United
Building East West Bank & UCPB on the
groundfloor, In front of JRS Express/PLDT
3. 98B is at the Mezzanine!