Call for Applications for the Japan Foundation Asia Center Curatorial Workshop 2015-16

The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum announce a call for applications for a Curatorial Workshop in November 2015.  It is a program aimed at enhancing expertise in curating contemporary art and related platforms. Selected participants are required to present an exhibition/art project proposal at the workshop and two participants will receive a grant for a two week research tour in Japan (February 22-March 6. 2016), after which they will be asked to organize an exhibition/art project in 2017 in the Philippines. The workshop will be from November 28-30, 2015 (3 days) at University of the Philippines Vargas Museum, Quezon City.
Please submit the application form, CV, portfolio of past 3 projects (if any), 800 word essay on "Levels of the local, contexts of the contemporary" to the Japan Foundation, Manila via e-mail ( with subject heading “Curators’ Workshop 2015” by October 30, 2015.  Application materials on this link: