BUNGA – TAMA ’09, the Tupada Action and Media Art 6th Tupada International Visual Performance Festival, kicks off on December 7, 2009 at the Samba-Likhaan, Quezon City. The annual live art event will commence with a performance from Bumbo Villanueva and an art talk/discussions of art practices by foreign participants. The next day, December 8, TAMA ’09 goes to the Ateneo Art Gallery for a short workshop/symposium, while December 9 brings the event to the Jorge B. Vargas Museum in UP Diliman. Performances by local and international artists will be held right after forums on live art practice for the three consecutive days.
Baler, Aurora hosts this year’s provincial leg from December 10 to 13, with artist talks, video presentations, workshops and performances at the Museo ng Baler and Ermita Park. Yuan Mor ‘O Ocampo, pioneering organizer of live art festival PIPAF, will host the artist discussion. True to Tupada Action and Media Art’s thrust for grassroots art education by siting performance in public space, there will be plenty of indoor, outdoor and even beachside performances for the duration of TAMA ’09. Continue reading BUNGA – The 6th Tupada International Visual Performance Festival