The PCI International Symposium 2017 is CHED-Accredited

We are happy to inform you that the conference “Imagining Curatorial Vision in Performance: An International Symposia on Performance Curation 2017” has Commission on Higher Education (CHED) accreditation.

CHED-endorsementWe have a unique and rare roster of international and local performance curators and practitioners from Canada, Australia, Japan, United States and the Philippines, to speak about their researches, expertise and practices, so this event is not to be missed.

We hope that you are one with us in breaking the performance curatorial field through. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us through Thank you very much!


The Performance Curators Initiatives (PCI) is looking for volunteers for the “Imagining Curatorial Vision in Performance: An International Symposium on Performance Curation 2017” from August until October, 2017. Writers, editors, graphic designers, stage managers and liaison officers are all welcome to apply. The volunteers will assist in the pre-production as well as during the event itself. The symposium will be held at the Bulwagan ng Dangal from September 26 to September 29.

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The PCI symposium 2017 is a gathering to initiate conversations on the emerging field of performance curation – its imaginings, notions, practices and possibilities – from various disciplines, fields, demography and geographies. It will be graced by local and international presenters, practitioners, and scholars, from Canada, Australia, Japan, the U.S. and all over the Philippines. It’s a big event for performance curation you wouldn’t want to miss. Volunteers get to attend the symposium for free.

Interested applicants can submit a letter of intent and CV via e-mail at with the subject “VOLUNTEER-PCI Symposium 2017″.

For more information, please contact Angela Baguilat at 09175760212 or send an e-mail to

Featured News: Cultural Mapping Trainer’s Training and Research to be Conducted at the Aurora Artist Residency Program and Space from March 25-27, 2017

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From March 25-27, 2017, community curator and Art Studies professor, Dr. Cecilia Sta.Maria-Dela Paz will bring her masters class on contexts of curatorial practice (AS 284: Contexts of Curatorial Practice) to Dingalan, Aurora, to conduct a two-day cultural mapping projects consisting of a trainer’s training with the LGU of Dingalan, and a preliminary cultural mapping and research throughout the 11 barangays of Dingalan. The project is aimed at developing community and LGU counter-part cultural mappers and researchers to conduct a solid research base to shape a sound, critical and sustainable cultural program for Dingalan, Aurora.

The project is hosted and coordinated by the Aurora Artist Residency Program and is the first outside/partnership of AARPS with other institutions like the Local Government Unit of Dingalan, Aurora and the Department of Art Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman.

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