ZENSORS Performance Jam at the Bencab Museum, Baguio City, Philippines, 21 August 2009

14 10 2009

(Left-Right) Filipino artists, Rishab Tibon, Kawayan de Guia, Mark Tandayog and National Artist for Visual Arts, Benedicto “Bencab” Cabrera, performing the traditional Cordilleran ritual “patong” for ZENSORS Philippines at the Bencab Museum on 21 August 2009, © Belarmino&Partners

ZENSORS Performance Jam is a glimpse to the marriage of creative energies, fragments of ideas and improvisations of the participating artists after their three-day artistic rendezvous. Its ambition of bringing a mix of cultures and artistic disciplines over a short period of time, not to mention the presentation of a “work in progress” was witnessed by the audiences at the Bencab Museum.

Collaborating Artists:
Auraeus Solito (Philippines), Filmmaker/Director
Benedicto “Bencab” Cabrera (Philippines), National Artist for Visual Arts
Chiyo Ogino (Japan), Choreographer/Dancer
Diwa de Leon (Philippines), Composer/Musician
Lirio Salvador (Philippines), New Media Installation artist/Musician
Mayumi Okabayashi (Japan/Germany), Visual and Installation Artist
Nine Yamamoto-Masson (Japan/France), Filmmaker
Shunsuke Francois Nanjo (Japan/France), Visual and Installation Artist

Patong, the traditional Cordillera gangsa dance/music ritual, was performed by Baguio artists: Bencab, Kidlat Tahimik, Kawayan de Guia, Jordan Mang-osan, Rishab Tibon and Mark Tandoyog.

To watch the video, click on ZENSORS Performance Jam at the Bencab Museum, Baguio City, Philippines on 21 August 2009.