The screening and talk by Load na Dito will bring works from the community and reflect on the activities of the centre. Load Na Dito is an artistic and research project, co-founded by Mark Salvatus and Mayumi Hirano. Developed as a home made culture, currently located in Cubao, Quezon City, it uses any possible space as a site for knowledge sharing, inquiry and discussion. “Load na Dito” is also a local top up system in the Philippines for cellphone credit, where you can load anywhere as long as you can see a sign “load na dito”. Developing it as a model by making projects in different locations—building new energies to have “load”.
Pacific Crossings is an ongoing conversation and public presentation series that draws participants from various regions across the ocean, conceived of by Makiko Hara, Bopha Chhay (Artspeak), Allison Collins (Western Front), and Shaun Dacey (Richmond Art Gallery)