Jun Honma (b. 1967)
Studied three‐dimensional design in Tama Art University. He has been creating site‐specific installations incorporating the context where his work is shown, and also organizing art festivals “Aoba Art” in local communities. His recent major exhibitions include Echigo‐Tsumari Triennale (2000, 2003, 2006, 2009), Aqua Metropolis, Osaka (2009), and Koganecho Bazaar (2008, 2011).
Yumiko Ishihara (b.1977)
She completed her studies in the Master’s Degree program at the Department of Architecture, Chiba University. After working for the architectural organization ADH (2003‐2009) and the design team at Urban Renaissance Agency (2005‐2007), she formed an architect and designer collective “studio BO5” in 2010. From the architect’s perspective, she is exploring the relationship between the living environment and design.
Con Cabrera (b. 1981)
Born and raised in Pampanga, Philippines, she is a graduate of Advertising Arts at the University of Santo Tomas. She currently lives in Quezon City while working as a freelance art director and lecturer. She’s a member of the activist group Artists’ ARREST (Artists Response to the Call for Social Change and Transformation) since 2005. For the past couple of years, she has participated in a number of group exhibitions in Manila and had her first solo exhibition in 2011. Cabrera launched her first project as an independent curator this year involving twenty-three women artists. She is currently busy with the research and development of 98B Art Lab’s Open Library. She is a fellow in the recently concluded HAO Summit in Singapore.
Don Djerassi Dalmacio (b.1979)
Born in 1979 in Manila, Don Djerassi Dalmacio graduated with a degree in Fine Arts Majoring in Advertising at the Far Eastern University (2003). Since 1999, he has been a part of several exhibitions and competitions both in the Philippines and abroad. He has had five solo shows since 2007. He was awarded as Juror’s Choice (one of the Top Five) in the Philip Morris Art Awards in 2003, representing the Philippines in the 2004 ASEAN Art Awards in Bangkok , Thailand. In
2009, he was one of the recipients of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artists Award. He enjoys photography, painting, installations and helping animals in distress