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Jaime Ibanez "The contemporary Primitive animation"

-OPEN SITE 2016-2017 Project A <Open Call Program>

  • Date:
    2016.11.03(Thu) - 2016.11.06(Sun)
    Workshop: Free
    Presentation: 500 yen
    Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site
    Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo
    Jaime Ibanez


What is a Primitive animation? A storytelling machine, made from a typewriter or another utility, wood or rope and other simple materials. Theatre maker and visual artist Jaime Ibanez translates his stories into primitive form of animation. A primitive animation is also exploring new ways of how a story can be told, this results in a collaboration between image, performance, film and music is expressed in.

In workshop, participants will join to make their own primitive animation and will present their works by performing/ screening a short primitive animation.

[Presentation] *Finished
Date: November 6 (Sun.), 2016
Start: 16:00 (Doors open 15:30)
Venue: TWS Hongo
Ticket: 500 yen

[Booking Now Closed]
Tickets available at door on 6th .
Please visit venue 30 minutes before the performance starts (16:00).
For more information, please contact:

1. Booking should be made by E-mail or Fax.
Email: / Fax: 03-5689-7501
2. Please inform us of your name, phone number, date/ time/ name of the performance and number of tickets with a subject of "Booking for OPEN SITE". (On booking by Fax, please let us know your Fax number, too.)
3. Payment should be made at the venue on the day of performance.
4. Booking will be closed by 17:00 of the day before each performance, or as soon as the seats are fully booked. For the latest ticket information, please check this page.

*Please note that program content may change due to inevitable reasons.

November 3 (Thu.), 2016 | 13:00-18:00
Novembe 5 (Sat.), 2016 | 13:00-18:00
November 6 (Sun.), 2016 | 11:00-14:00

Details for the workshop will be updated on this page soon.
Participation into the workshop is free for charge.

Jaime IbanezGraduated as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Minerva Academie (The Netherlands) in 2007 and currently works as an artist and performer in Groningen. His work can be described as experiments in storytelling, showing the different layers of a story, the emotions of characters, objects, the scenery, the soundscape. His work is intuitive and playful, combining theatrical performance, installations, and short movies.