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 Online  Talk 

August 2020

Art-Making During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Hi there. How is your summer going? Excuse us for this last minute announcement! We have one last event of the summer. Makiko Hara of Pacific Crossings in Vancouver will be co-hosting an online discussion event with Art […]

 Interview 

July 2020

Interview with Load na Dito

Conducted over a few weeks in early summer 2020, this conversation took place in text and video form between Allison Collins, in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood of Vancouver, Canada, and Mayumi Hirano and Mark Salvatus (as Load na […]

 Online  text 

July 2020

Between the Corpse and the Tree

Trigger Warning: physical violence 1.   The concrete walls around me are painted stale white. I’m sitting on a chair made of cheap wood banded with light metal, which is coated with glossy, black enamel paint. The chair […]

 Screening 

July 2020

Dispatches Screening

The screening has ended. Online from July 30 to August 13, 2020. Works: Tanya Villanueva, Ang Utopian Soldier Dannielle Madrid, Panaglagip (In Memoriam) Leslie de Chavez, Bangkulasi Martin de Mesa, Madam Bwakeva is Venus: A Touch By Touch […]

 Online 

July 2020

Triangulations pt III:
Dispatches from Manila

Part of our Triangulations series, Dispatches From Manila asks artists and curators from the region to ‘check-in’, offering perspectives or creative projects that they have been occupied with during the recent months.
 Conversation 

June 2020

Triangulations pt II: Let Individuals Represent Individuals

A Conversation with Liu Ding & Carol Yinghua Lu, moderated by Henry Heng Lu, with post-talk written response by Su-Ying Lee
 Online 

May 2020

Triangulations pt I: Revisiting A Journal of the Plague Year on the Eastern...

The exhibition, A Journal of the Plague Year, originally responded to disparate narratives of 2003 in Hong Kong—the SARS epidemic, the first arrivals of mainland Chinese on individual tourist visas, and the beginning of the democracy movement, as […]

 Conversation 

June 2019

A public conversation with Load na Dito and Pacific Crossings team

A public conversation with Load na Dito and Pacific Crossings team Load na Dito is an artistic and research project by Mayumi Hirano and Mark Salvatus based in Manila, Philippines. Developed as a home made culture, currently located […]

 Screening 

June 2019

Either a Storm or a Drought 

Curated by Load Na Dito, Either a Storm or a Drought was a deconstructed screening of video works by artists in the Philippines. Referring to ideas that are commonly associated with the Filipino weather, Either a Storm or a […]

 Talk 

May 2019

Two Talks: Mayumi Hirano and Mark Salvatus

In residence with Pacific Crossings from May 22 – June 7, 2019, Mayumi Hirano and Mark Salvatus shared their individual practices of research, curating and art making. Based in Quezon City, Philippines, and working frequently in Japan and […]

 Talk 

February 2019

Sa Sa Bassac, On Attachments and Unknowns: On Sharing Unstable Space

Erin Gleeson spoke about affinitive artistic and curatorial strategies at work in the 2017 exhibition On Attachments and Unknowns. Taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this group exhibition was held within a research residency FIELDS (2017), hosted by […]

 Discussion  Screening 

February 2019

Shen Xin, Warm Spell 

Shot on the Thai island of Ko Yao Yai and set amidst the environmental change caused by global warming, Warm Spell explores the economic and cultural challenges the island faces as it shifts from a predominantly farming community […]

 Discussion 

January 2019

Art Center Ongoing & Pacific Crossings
Alternative Asian Art Netwo...

Sharing his experience of a recent three months intensive research trip to 83 art spaces in 9 countries in South East Asia, Nozomu Ogawa discussed the “collective” activities shared among many artists in South East Asia, where organic […]

 Talk 

January 2019

Alternative Tokyo Art Scene – What’s going on?

Saturday January 12, 2pm at Richmond Art Gallery Nozomu Ogawa presented on the Tokyo alternative art scene and various unique art practices by the young and emerging artists. He discussed Art Center Ongoing, an alternative art space/cafe in […]