Art & Design Music

WSK Festival 2017: A mashup of Japanese and Philippine electronic music and art

The Japan Foundation Asia Center partners with WSK – The Festival of Recently Possible to present a special exhibition, workshops, forums, talks and a concert from October 23 to November 4. The events feature artists from Japan and the Philippines whose work demonstrates unique approaches enhanced by technology. Meanwhile, the exhibition explores various interdisciplinary forms of media and art such as video, sound, sculpture, graphic design, and performance.

The festival also features a partnership with leading Manila electronic music record label Buwan Buwan Collective and Tokyo-based Maltine Records. The concert at Club XX XX on October 28 showcases the latest sounds from dance to pop, chiptune and electronic music, with the Philippines’ and Japan’s groundbreaking contemporary musicians.



Nogami Katsuki – Yamada Taro Project

Dates: October 24 (Tues) – November 5 (Sun)
Venue: Black Box Theatre, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts
Artists: Ian Carlo Jaucian, Tad Ermitano, Pauline and Ivan Despi (Philippines), Ryuichi Kurokawa, Houxo Que, Katsuki Nogami (Japan)
Admission is FREE for all. Register here:

X-POL—BUWANBUWAN—MALTINE – A Philippine x Japan Electronic Music Showcase


Date: October 28 (Sat), 2017  Doors open: 9:00 pm
Performers: Similarobjects, Moonmask (fka Ulzzang Pistol), Meshua, Kashwak – (fka Zomtendo) (Philippines) tomad, TORIENA, PARKGOLF, Pa’s Lam System (Japan)
Venue: Club XX XX,20A-20B La Fuerza Plaza – 2241 Chino Roces Ave. (Pasong Tamo), Makati, Manila
Entrance: 350 php (with 1 drink)

For more information, visit WSK Festival, Japan Foundation, Manila  and FB event:

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